The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3: 22 -23 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6 Declare […]Declaration of Victory Day 15
The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O LORD, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands. Psalm 138:8 ESV And the LORD will make you the head and not the tail, and you shall only go up and not down, if you obey the commandments of the LORD […]Declaration of Victory Day 14
“The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night” Psalm 121:6 NKJV “For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.” Psalm 5:12 ESV Declare these: The atmosphere of my life attracts blessings and graces. I am surrounded by God’s angel armies. God protects and […]Declaration of Victory Day 13
Dear crush, it seems we have been avoiding deep conversations since we started catching feelings for each other. There are a lot of things I wished I could say to you directly but I am afraid that you will cut off this beautiful bond between us.
So, I am breaking this silence with my keypad and notepad, attempting to tell you that I love you, and my love for you is pure and perfect – a slice of paradise.
However, there are things I may do or say that will hurt you temporarily, and there are things I may refuse to do or say that will make you doubt my love for you.
I am an imperfect man on a quest for perfection and full resurrection, yes resurrection.
My heart was broken, burned and buried by some of the ‘friends’ that occupied it in the past
I have lost touch with the reality of romance because the fragrance of my heart was polluted with the flame of falsehood, betrayal and deception.
I have loved the wrong people the right way and loved the right people the wrong way because my emotions were bereft of purity and godly purposes.
My love was blind because it lacked the Light of God. My love was dead because it lacked the life of Christ. I was looking for love in the wrong places – filling the God-shaped hole in my heart with the pleasures of this world.
All my previous displays of affection were born out of a distasteful desire – to fulfil the lust of the flesh. Although I tried to do what was right, but I was on the wrong side of morality and far from divinity.
At a point in time, depression began to set in, I drowned deeply in the ocean of frustration. While jumping from one random relationship to another, I found myself in the valley of the shadow of death, but the love of God was reckless, excess and limitess enough to find me.
God came running after me to rescue me. He lighted up every shadow, and whispered to me, “Dear son, death is swallowed up in victory”.
He transported me from the valley of the shadow of death to the mountain of the rainbow of life.
God added flavour and colour to my life, and now I can boldly say that I am salt and light to my world. I was rescued for such a time as this and ransomed for a treasure like you.
Dear crush, I am growing and healing fast, and I am trying not to go back to the pit God pulled me from and the sins He saved me from.
So, I may not say all the things you want me to say or do all you want me to do but I can guarantee you that if you allow God’s love to find expression in your heart and our friendship, we will do life together and love each other as Christ loved the church…
In the meantime, let’s flow in faith, fun and friendship. I hope this is not as complicated as you thought it would be.
– Adeleke Adeite
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“So you will find favour and good repute in the sight of God and man.” Proverbs 3:4“A good man will obtain favour from the Lord, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.” Proverbs 12:2 Declare these:My life is a fountain of favour and grace.I enjoy grace for divine interventions every day.I attract divine […]Declaration of Victory Day 11
I have never been this emotional while writing a piece. It’s been 7 years of sweet moments and memories as a blogger. Yaaaaay! It’s also my first time of making a special post to celebrate the sweet souls who make WordPress a sanctuary of sort for me.
I have shared how rough and tough 2020 was for me; how I was hopeless, helpless and homeless for months, but I must say that the amazing family and friends I met here made me sail through that stormy season without drowning in depression.
During my downtime, I read a lot of inspiring and uplifting pieces that made me discover the beauty and blessings of adversity. It’s comforting to know that someone is here to read my teardrops in word.
I started 2020 with over 100 followers but now, my WordPress family has gotten bigger and stronger.
With every notification of a new follower I get, I see an amazing being with distinct skills, expertise, experiences, ideas and viewpoints, having something valuable to lend and learn. This is not about having stats and figures to flaunt, but a family to do life with.
I started blogging to share my heart and art with others, to inspire and encourage them. I never knew that it’s going to be a safe space that will give me solace, succour and strength someday.
I’m grateful to you all for being a part of my blogging journey so far, especially those who gave me their shoulder to lean on. I’m grateful for every single like, comment, share and reblog. I feel encouraged by your engagements with my blog and every single post.
This platform has helped me to achieve the following:
Be a blessing to people through written and spoken words.
Connect with fantastic people from different countries and co-write articles with great minds.
Be a better writer, content creator and communicator.
Share of the wisdom, wonders and wealth of fellow bloggers through their contents.
Thank you all once again for your engagements and encouragement. As my way of celebrating you all, I am giving out a free copy of my new book Whispers of Winners (Daily Edition) to all my friends. Download it here.
Feel free to share your thoughts about my blog in the comment sections. Cheers to many more love, lines and landmarks. Thank you.
How much do you desire riches and wealth? Wealth doesn’t come by wishes and mere words, prosperity is propelled by principles. Blessed be the Lord, Who daily loads us with benefits, The God of our salvation! Selah Psalm 68:19 NKJV “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way you should go. […]Declaration of Victory Day 7
Some addictions and medical conditions are manifestations of demonic oppression. Medical attention, therapy, counselling & self-control are sometimes NOT ENOUGH get complete recovery and restoration. Such conditions sometimes require fasting, prayers, study of God’s word, deliverance and declaration of victory to break free. Words are sometimes like swords, they break chains.Speak these over yourself today: […]Declaration of Victory – Day 4
Words shape our world. The kind of words you speak to people can make them cheerful or feel awful. Your soul needs the right words to attract bliss and blessings. Make it a point of duty to say beautiful things over your life this always. Say these over your life: This year will be my best […]Declaration of Victory – Day 2
Happy new year friends. Let’s start the new year on an affirmative note and sail through the year with daily declarations of victory. Say this over your life: God is working all things together for my good. I will enjoy daily benefits and blessings this year. (Keep declaring this) Remember that the words you speak […]Declaration of Victory 1