I Don’t Chase Love – A Poem.

I don’t chase love,
since the day I chose life,
love has been chasing me down.
He lights up shadows,
kicks down barricades,
tears down contentions,
walks on stormy seas,
and climb up ageless hills
coming after me.
In Love, I live.
In Love, I move,
and have my being.
Why should I chase the Love
that lives in me.

Love is my nature,
Love is my culture,
Love is my life,
I don’t chase my life.
The equation is simple,
God is love,
God is life, I have God,
I have love, I have life.
Love loves me.
I don’t chase love.
I just choose life.
Β© Adeleke Adeite 2022

Two questions: 😁πŸ₯°What’s your take on chasing love?
What’s your plan for valentine’s day?

Scripture References: Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. I John 4:8.

For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring. in him. Acts 17: 28

Where Love is Served – A Poem

There’s poetry in every garden,
a verse in every bloom,
an epic story in every season
that only loving hearts discern.

There’s a song in every stream
as it surges over stones,
there’s a rhyme in every dream
as immortal spirit drones.

and just as there is a spectacle
in every breathing work of art.
there is a matchless miracle
in every pure and generous heart.

just look out for the signs
that magnify the depth of divinity.
and listen for the lines
that amplify the peak of humanity.

Fix your gaze on the marble
where peace is preserved,
secure a choice seat at the table
where legendary love is served.
Β© Adeleke Adeite 2022

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The Bleeding Blessing

I woke up this morning feeling worthless and useless due to the myriad of setbacks I suffered last year and the few disappointments I have faced this year. I felt like I have achieved nothing with my life so far – a voice in my head kept reminding me of the failures of my past and the inadequacies I am dealing with presently.

I reluctantly got up from the bed, prayed, and went to my church for Sunday Service. The first lady I greeted at the church told me that she has been using my daily affirmation book Whispers of Winners. She thanked me for gifting the book to everyone as a New Year gift.

Her compliment jacked me back to the reality that there is more for my life. During the church service, I started hearing a beautiful voice speaking in my head and I began to write what He was saying to me.

If you are dealing with depression, struggling with suicidal thoughts, or feelings of inadequacy, these words are for you too. Here are some of the things that voice said to me:

You are not worthless
You are not useless,
There is more for your life.
despite all your past mistakes,
you are still a miracle.
You may be bleeding now,
yet, you are still a blessing.
You are not cheap,
don’t let anyone discount you.
You are priceless,
don’t let anyone put a price tag on you.
You are an epic story
that no mortal tongue can tell.
You are matchless work of art
that no merchant can sell.

You are valuable, you are adorable.
The fact that you are broken
does not nullify what God has spoken.
Your mess is loaded with
beautiful and meaningful messages.
Your messy pieces are raw materials
for God’s masterpieces.
There is a great purpose
for your toughest pain.
You may look like a worm now
but there is a wonder inside you.
Keep evolving,  keep emerging.
Your current location
is not your final destination,
keep growing, keep going forward.

Don’t give up now,
your best days are ahead of you.
God is not done with you yet.
Silence the echoes of defeat
and despair in your head.
You are a champion.
Don’t be limited by your past losses.
Don’t let the opinion of men define you.
Find your value and validation in the One
who knew you before you were born.
God didn’t create a loser,
you are a winner.
Β© Adeleke Adeite 2022

What’s your favorite line of the poem?

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5 Keys To Unlock 2022 Possibilities

Every season comes with lessons and blessings. Only those who have the right keys can unlock the blessings and understand the lessons.

Join me to explore the 5 keys to unlock the possibilities of 2022.

1. Positive Imagination.
Winning begins within. A conquered mind cannot produce a triumphant life. If your mind can conceive a thing, and your heart can believe it, then you can achieve it. Train and transform your mind to command victory.

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
Proverbs 4:23 NIV

2. Profitable association.
If your closest friends are winners, you will constantly inspired and empowered to win. Show me your friends and I will show you your fortune. Invest in robust and resourceful relationships.

Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.
Proverbs 13:20 NIV

3. Positive actions.
Being kind to others helps you to win the heart of God and men. Generosity is one of the keys to a fruitful and filling life. The hallmark of prosperity is generosity.

And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
Hebrews 13:16 NIV

4. Valuable information.
The kind of information you are exposed to will either empower you to win and enslave you. When you know better, you become better and do better. Deeper knowledge unlocks higher dimensions of success.

Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them.
Proverbs 4:5 NIV

5. Your Confession.
Watch your words, they shape your world. Words build. Words destroy. Words transform. Words deform. The wonders of the world are created by words. The words you deploy will determine the wonders you will enjoy.

The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
Proverbs 18:21 NIV.

This is the year you must intentionally study the Word of God, stay in the word, stand on the word, speak the word, and spread the word.

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To The Lonely One – A Poem

Don’t let loneliness dilute
the sweetness of your soul.
Rise to the truth of your royalty,
amplify your graces with audacity.
Like the sun, sparkle in solitude,
embrace the beauty of your reality.
You are too unique to be cheap,
don’t put yourself up for clearance.
You are God’s priceless treasure,
tear off the price tags and labels
that limit the visibility of your divinity.
You are not a biological accident,
don’t live like an emotional specimen.
All of God flows freely within you,
find your voice, value, validation,
voice, and victory in your divinity.

Β© Adeleke Adeite

I am starting a new series called Living Letters. It’s a combination of inspiring poems that speak to different challenges and situations of life. I feel led to share poetic thoughts and encouragement to heal hearts and transform lives through divinely inspired words. Welcome to the world of Living Letters πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

You know I love feedback. Kindly share your thoughts in the comment section below.πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

Without You – A Poem

What is a rainbow without colour?
What is royalty without honour?
What is a heart without a beat?
What is summer with heat?
What am I without You?

What is honey without sweetness?
What is sunlight without brightness?
What is a garden without flowers?
What is a city without towers?
What am I without You?

What is a galaxy without stars?
What is a beat without bars?
What is life without breath?
What is hereafter without death?
Who am I without You?

What is a bird without wings?
What is a guitar without strings?
What is a home without harmony?
What is a song without a symphony?
Who am I without You?

What is a body without a spirit?
What is a business without profit?
What is success without effort?
What is greatness without support?
Who am I without You?

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What is a ship without a captain?
What is a chapel without a chaplain?
Who is a king without a kingdom?
Who is a sage without wisdom?
Who am I without You?

Jesus said. β€œI am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15: 15

The Skyscraper of Success – A Poem

Behind every grand glory,
I see a million simple stories…
A tale of trials and tears
gathered through the years.
So, before you covet the rainbow,
be sure you can snug the storm.

Note that this mobile monument
was not built with stones and cement.
This skyscraper of success
was built with bricks of blunders;
every masterpiece you see in this
castle was made with messy pieces.

I went through hell and high waters
before I got to this garden that glitters.
I stand tall among stars because
I refuse to squat with my scars.
I didn’t become a champion by chance,
I chose to get cheered on by challenges.

This sweet smile on my face is nothing
but a signature of strength and hope.
I sometimes weep secretly
seeking the courage to cope.
So, before you covet this glory,
be willing to live this story.

Glance through the sour blunders
that birthed this sweet wonder.
From pain to pain, I keep moving.
From fault to fault, I keep improving.
I got this robust reward partly
because I kept failing forward.
Β© Adeleke Adeite

The Beauty of Death – A Poem

From an unseen womb
to an unknown tomb.
Life happens in diverse phases.
We love life and hate death
because we hold life as an adorable lie
and see death as a horrible truth.
Yet, death is not the opposite of life,
but the opportunity to live again.
Death is not a debt we pay,
It is a gift – the medal for mortality.
Death can be beautiful,
it is the passport to eternity.
Death can be fruitful,
a buried seed births fresh fruits.
Death is a means of transformation.
It is a necessary ending that births
mysterious new beginnings.
We don’t have one life to live,
we are born again every day.
We don’t have one death to die,
we rise out of the ashes every morn.
A new life sprouts at dawn
and death births the afterlife.
Death is bliss, death is a blessing,
death is fragrant, death is freedom.
Β© Adeleke Adeite

Thank you for reading. Kindly share your opinion in the comment section.

What’s your description of death? Do you believe that we should live as though today is our last day on earth?

Seeds and Struggles

Hello friends, it’s been a while. I trust you all are doing great. I’ve been in the valley of decision and transition for a while. I’m believing God for more opportunities to share great contents here soonest.

I was inspired to share some lessons I have learnt in the valley of decisions earlier today. I am sure we all have some hard-learned lessons and hard-earned blessings in our darkest hours.

I have come to realise that most times, the people with the sweetest smiles and biggest blessings in public are those who have shed a million tears and made hard choices secretly.

A friend shot this on Sunday. πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

Before we covet people’s fruit we must seek to know the kind of seed, seasons and struggles that produced their harvest. Great harvests don’t just happen. Some folks go through hell and high water before occupying their place in grace.

Some blessings are not just answered prayers or products of ‘grace’ (luck), they are rewards of strenuous sacrifices and hard choices.

God is a God of principles, you can’t manipulate Him with prayers. Some things are activated with strict obedience, diligence and resilience.

This does not mean that prayer is not necessary, in fact, prayer supplies the strength l, wisdom and grace required to sustain the blessings of God.

However, we must embrace the wisdom to combine prayer, faith and action in the right proportion. In knowing this, be encouraged and empowered to excel. I would like to share one of my anchor-scriptures with you.

In his kindness God called you to share in his eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation. 1 Peter 5:10

Shalom.
Adeleke Adeite.

Thank you for reading. What have you all been up to lately?

35 Shades of Grace

35 Shades of Grace

I smile like there’s no sorrow,
and when sorrow strikes, I smile again.
I sing like there is no one listening,
and when someone listens, I sing again.

I love like there is no deception,
and when deception comes, I love again.
I live like there is no tomorrow,
and when tomorrow comes, I live again.

It’s been 35 years of living out loud,
though there were days I died in silence.
It’s been 35 years of learning to soar
though there were days I sank in silence.

I came this far only by grace,
life has happened to me many times.
I run into God’s warm embrace
even when I commit common crimes.

I turn pain into a work of art,
because I carry God’s creative force.
I brew hymns in my hurting heart
because God is my inexhaustible source.
Β© Adeleke Adeite

I will be 35 on the 29th of August and I wish to engage in 35 acts of kindness before that day. Kindly suggest some acts of kindness I could explore in the comment section. Thank you for reading my desrest family β€β€β€πŸ€—πŸ€—