A Journey of a Thousand Steps

It’s amazing how Little grows
To become so Many
When Time is permitted to excel
And Consistency thrives
When Willingness is the
Daily companion
And Sacrifice embraced
When we conquer our Fears
And step out in Faith
When small steps of Passion
Becomes a life of fulfilled Dreams

Look at that Child
She is crawling on her fours
Give her 15 years,
A teenager painting her nails
See that tiny seed of Hope
Incognito, as it were
Give it 15 years
Clients and business cards

It’s amazing how Little grows
To become so Many
With a little bit of
“I believe I can do it”
“I will try and do it”

A journey of a thousand steps begins with a step.

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Don’t Stop Believing

Don’t stop believing in yourself.
Don’t stop believing in God
Who makes all things possible
And beautiful in His time.

Don’t stop believing
In your dream,
In who you truly want to be.

All around you
A ton of brick walls,
Nothing seems to work,

All you have now is nothing
But your faith,

Hold on to that faith
Tenaciously

Don’t let it go
Don’t stop believing in yourself

Dream. Desire. Achieve

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I Am… Goodheart

I am Obioma meaning Goodheart
I love to plan and organise
I do events planning, pro bono or paid
I am an artist, I create things
My latest are a fruit platter display and a nappy baby pram
I design flyers for events,
I like to draw and design in colours
I have a keen eye for details
I notice little things that many overlook
I love taking pictures, I love photography
I think selfies were discovered because of me

I am a lawyer, I love been a lawyer
I specialise in immigration matters
I love learning and discovering new things
I am highly inquisitive and exploratory
I am tech savvy, I experiment a lot with gadgets
I like to know how things actually work
I love speed, I love driving
I am a huge fan of Formula One
I love badminton and athletics
I am huge fan of Velodrome cycling
I love dancing and I dance a lot
I danced so much whilst pregnant,
Three days later, my baby pooped out!
I am an a expert with scrabbles
Try me, I will beat you, it’s not a joke
I love crosswords and sudoku
I love writing – poems and stories
I love expressing my thoughts through words

I like to talk, I like people who talk
But I like to listen and observe more
I love music and I love singing
I sing a lot, in the car or in the kitchen
I have a very good ear for music
I am a mother to two beautiful children
I love everything about them
I am a wife to one handsome dude
I am head over heels in love with him
I love my Jesus and I love His Word
He is my King, my Lord and great Friend
The best gift I’ve ever received
I am beautiful, gorgeous and classy
I am bossy, sensitive and friendly
I am successful, I am promising,
I am a hardworking mompreneur

I am a special child of God
I am Obioma or Goodheart
I am a daughter of Grace
Today I celebrate my womanhood
Today I celebrate who God made me to be
Today I celebrate myself

Happy International Women’s Day… to me

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Then The Rains Came

Spring is here!
But the rains came today too
It started out a sunny day
It ended up wet and rainy
And so is life

Does it mean Spring is gone?
Does it mean the sun rays are hidden forever?
Will the rain make Spring go away
For good? No
And so is life

We may set up goals, plans and projects
We were hopeful in January
We had faith, we believed
But… rain is here, in March
Set backs, disappointments, failings

It’s not time to hang up that dream
It’s not time to press that quit button
A little rain cannot stop Spring
Neither can a setback stop you
Life is in seasons; Spring, Summer…

And so is your life

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Starting Over

Every day is a day to start over
Why am I waiting for tomorrow
(Mandissa)

Every day is an opportunity
To look past the mistakes
Of the yesterday

Every day is a gift
Wrapped with ribbons of time
Waiting to be explored 

Every day is a God-given grace
To walk on sandy beaches again
And set our dreams to reality

Every day is for us to enjoy
Knowing that despite the rain
God’s love will shine on us again

#everyday

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Untie The Package

Big Gift

Untie the package
Live the dream
Drive through the years
Life is a gift

When the engine fails
And the brakes stop
Fix your dreams
Don’t abandon the car

And when you have done
All you need to do
Learn to sleep
When the night comes

Somehow, someway
It always gets better
When joy comes
In the morning

#fix your dreams

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Fight… Defend Your Future

Again,
Fight like a rebel
And reclaim what’s yours

Fight for your marriage
Defend your home
Fight for your children 
Defend their innocence 
Fight for your goals
Defend your future

Rebel against poverty
Fight against ungodliness 
Rebel against slavery
Fight against cancer
Rebel against child marriage
Fight against inhumanity

Stand your ground-
What we believe in
We will pursue after
What we don’t believe in
We usually give it up 

rebel

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Fight Like a Rebel

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We don’t always go looking for a fight
But when they come
We take up our boxing gloves
We fight our fears like rebels
We refuse its intimidations
We stamp our authority vehemently 
To reclaim our future, our dreams
To reclaim ourselves 

rebel

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The Horsemen

 

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The tides are turning 
The horsemen are coming,
That which was once afar
That has caught up at last,
Folded tools to digging holes
Folded shirts to sweaty hands,
Hardy Horsemen!
Emissaries of Strength!
Bearing hope to feeble strides!
Bearing faith to doubtful hearts!
We waited, we prayed
We believed, we planned,
Time and his horsemen are coming
Harbingers of dreams come true;

We dared to believe in God
We dared to stand and fight 
We shall do our part 
When Time comes
Will surely do His part, Our God

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N – Neighbourliness is Noble #AtoZ 2018

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Neighbourliness is noble
Who is my neighbour?
Anybody, but me
Good friendship, little chats,
A little kindness, and empathy,
Great support when needed
No one has got a halo but
Anyone can say, “Hello”
In this little room called earth
Ain’t we all neighbours?

Neighbourliness is noble

see #atoz challenge

#virtues, vices & stuff

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Quill Commander Award by Dronstad

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🌺Now let’s begin.
The purpose of this award is to promote patriotism. Along with it, this reward is created to unify bloggers from different countries through tolerance and appreciation of their nationality. We are already unified by our love for writing and reading, so this is a token of that love.

🌺 Roll of Honours
I feel honoured and privileged for getting nominated for another award by the lovely Ankita. She has uniqueness and freshness in her writing, a peachy inspirational lady that writes in such a way that draws you deeper into a coven of thoughts and reflections. I would encourage you all to visit her beautiful blog.

🌺The rules are as follows:
1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and post a link of their blog
2. List the rules of the award
3. Post a photo of your National flag and anthem
4. Leave a favorite quote
5. Nominate a few loyal bloggers

🌺(Optional rules: General Dronstad is the creator of this award. You can link him to the Award, and decorate your blog with the “Dronstad Wings” 😀😀)

🌺 Below is my favourite verse

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🌺Below is a photo of my National Flag and Anthem.

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🌺 I follow a lot of wonderful blogs with rich and beautiful content. Nevertheless, my strategy for the nomination is based on blogs with lower follower-ship. Hence, I nominate:

🌺 Covert Novelist

🌺 All About Me LP

🌺 Walk With God

🌺 Clumsy and Silly

🌺 Bajezen

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Put A Bow On The Rain

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Put a bow on the rain,
Bid the floods farewell,
Say to the sun, “Spring up!”

Add silver linings to clouds;

A spoonful of hope,
A spice of sanguine,
A sprinkle of love,

Stir, stir; believe, believe;

A blink, another blink,
A thousand sleeps,
And when dreams come true,

Dance like no one is watching.

blink

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Happy New Year!! Happy 2️⃣0️⃣1️⃣8️⃣

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From the last seconds of an old time
To the first minutes of a new time;
From the dim shadows of one sunset
To the bright rays of another sunrise;
From the dusk of the evening
To the dawn of the morning,
From the fall of an old era
To the rise of a new era,
A New Year emerges!

New hopes, dreams, visions, resolutions,
New opportunities, second chances,
New loves, couples, friends, families,
An exciting thrilling newness to life!

Happy New Year to everyone!
Happy 2️⃣0️⃣1️⃣8️⃣

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Hitting the 500th Mark!

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500 followers!! What a perfect Christmas present to my blog!

Thanks to everyone for all your support, comments, likes, jokes, advice and friendship. I’m truly grateful. 💝💝🌺🌺🌺🌷🌷🌷

On this note, after much deliberation I’ve decided to leave my blog name as it is. For the moment I will not be using my name. Thank you everyone who commented and advised me on the matter when I wrote it (Gone Are Days… Now I’m Here.). I’m truly grateful.

Thanks to you all once again and God bless you all immensely, richly, abundantly and generously. 👍🏾👍🏾💝💝🌺🌺🌷🌷

Make a Wish

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We were nothing, no one knew our name.
We were written off, we were forgotten…

Until like shooting stars,
We flew out of darkness into the limelight,
Into our little world of stardom,
Where anyone and everyone is a star…

We dream again, we hope and believe again.
As we work and excel in what we do,
We are like shooting stars in the skies…

Telling our stories,
Showing men that wishes and dreams do come true.

Notes:
These were my thoughts when I wrote this poem: Shooting Stars

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An Unfinished Story, I Am

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An unfinished story,
I am,

Musings deep
Yet unexpressed,
Thoughts on life,
Yet unwritten,
Identity,
Unidentified, I am

Passion, hunger,
to be

A great story
A life changing tale
An indelible identity
For many others
Coming behind me

This is my Dream
This is my Desire
This I will Achieve

Placed on my shoulders
A great obligation
To live fully this life
To finish my race
To write my story well

We are unfinished stories
Written everyday
Stories to be retold
By generations unborn
When our final chapters
We would have penned down
With a final full stop.

identity

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Though Like A Tortoise

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To keep fighting
And keep trying
Fate favours not
The indolent;
One life
One opportunity
My chance
To make it count;
The journey is on
Purpose- my Driver;
I may be walking like a snail
But, I’m moving;
Afar off, others ahead
They ran too fast
And burned out;
Rather to keep moving
Like the tortoise,
Than to run faster than a hare
And burn out
My limited resources;
The finish line is always
For those that never stopped moving.

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