What My Iya Alata (Tomato/Pepper Seller) Taught Me

And this I will never forget……. Our relationship began about 7 years ago, a few years after I got married and relocated to another part of Lagos. Our first encounter obviously led to our long buyer-seller relationship. Iya ……….. was friendly and treated her customers nicely. Even when she was overwhelmed by the influx of …

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Discover The Real Reason Why God Made You a Mother

What happens when you discover the real reason why God made you a mother? Did you know that these milestones in your motherhood journey are the memories that will light up your soul in the twilight season of your life? Do you know that every day gives you great moments to teach and impact your …

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3 Lessons From a Mother to Her Son about Women, Alcohol and Legacies

Do you know that your relationships, habits and character form the core of your existence? When a mother sits before her grown son, looks him in the eye and speaks these words to him. What do you think goes through this young man’s mind? Follow me closely. Perhaps he may sigh, roll his eyes and …

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What Kind of Mother Will They Remember?(Let Posterity be The Judge)

Many years ago, I was left speechless as I listened to a young woman share with us (her friends) stories about her mother. She broke down in tears as she recalled the injustice and untold hatred she had suffered at her mother’s hands. In her words, ‘ I wonder what I ever did to make …

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When Mothers Pray – One Mother’s Faith and The Legacy She Left Behind

Did you know that there was a woman who earned her place in the annals of history because of her faith? Do you know that a mother’s humility and faith can change the course of her child’s life forever? She was a mother like you and I today. Her days were filled with work, chores …

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When Mothers Pray – Keep Knocking That Door for Your Child

Someone special and dear to my heart once shared this story with me. It is a story from thousands of years ago. A story that teaches one very important virtue, PERSISTENCE. Here it is. There was a certain judge in a city. He was mean and hardly cared about people and their feelings. He always …

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When Mothers Pray – Dare to Ask Concerning Your Unborn/Born Child

Some years ago, a few people gathered to celebrate the birth of our son. Our families were present, alongside some friends to share in this beautiful moment. We were now ready to share with the world the names God had put in our heart for that child. But just before that moment, the preacher amongst …

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WHAT DOES POURING OUT YOUR HEART LIKE WATER MEAN?

Someone once shared with me about her childhood. She and her siblings grew up seeing her mom move around the house always mumbling words to herself. She grew up accustomed to that image of a woman, who sat still within the confines of their home, having deep conversations with herself. They had come to accept …

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Why You Mother – Milestones, Moments and Memories

My arms were flung wide open, pure joy was written all over me as he staggered towards me with excitement. I can still hear the sound of his laughter. He was thrilled at his new discovery. He no longer had to feel the pressure of the hard floor on his knees. He could walk now. …

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