Self-Control

It is allowing the Holy Spirit exercise restraint over our natural impulses, emotions and desires such that our flesh is subdued and our Spirit is heightened. Self Control is Control of Self The self we refer to here is the selfish tendencies that want to grant pleasure to our flesh and human desires. You mightContinue reading “Self-Control”

Gentleness

Typically linked to humility and meekness. Therefore, it is strength under control. It is called the grace of the soul and is grace provided to our souls by the presence of the Holy Spirit. Gentleness being closely linked to humility means it’s not self-seeking and not just solely based on its own self-interest. Rather itContinue reading “Gentleness”

Woman Becoming

What better way to round off International Women’s Day and continue the series of unraveling all it means to be ‘A Girl On A Mission’.  A few years back I wrote a piece on the Importance of Finding Your Tribe and in moments when we experience turbulence and it is important we have a wholesomeContinue reading “Woman Becoming”

Quarter of A Century

Happy International Women’s Month! 25 YEARS. That is a quarter of a century. Ever heard of a quarter life crisis? Lmao, that is what 2021 felt like. BUT; “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.” Lamentations 3:22 I will be sharing a few bible verses that weContinue reading “Quarter of A Century”

Faithfulness

This speaks of a reliable and steadfast nature that is rooted in following through with what we say we will do and in staying committed to the cause whatever that may be. It requires being focused, trustworthy and loyal to the cause. We achieve this by staying committed and in continued submission to Christ andContinue reading “Faithfulness”

The Great Return Revisited

This month to celebrate International Women’s Month and in particular, International Women’s Day (March 8th), we will be starting a short spotlight series on #WomenBecoming as part of the #GirlOnAMission movement. It was an absolute pleasure to interview Susan Ajayi on her experiences traveling to Ghana as a young woman. Thrilist recently published an articleContinue reading “The Great Return Revisited”

Goodness

Having an uprightness of heart that is reflected in our actions and develops into excellence of character such that we pursue righteousness and can perform good deeds. This can sometimes be synonymous with kindness but essentially anything that is morally right and beneficial. In Philippians, Paul gives parting words to the church saying; The GospelContinue reading “Goodness”

SOAR

Happy Black History Month y’all! Black History month is celebrated in North America in the month of February as a way to showcase the achievements of black people and to highlight their great contributions to the community and society at large. Why not start from the little beginnings and celebrate the great black people inContinue reading “SOAR”

Kindness

 This is compassion in action that requires a sympathetic heart and involves giving to others beyond what they deserve but also what would be beneficial to them. Some definitions have described kindness as ‘possessing moral goodness and integrity and also generously expressing it in our interactions with others.’ God’s Kindness vs Human Niceness At timesContinue reading “Kindness”

A Seasoned Love

I was incredibly privileged to have a quick chat with Pastors Lanre and Tinu Ajanaku from my local parent church. They are such a wonderful couple and a great example of love and faithfulness. It’s endearing to see and learn love from the seasoned veterans in this life journey, as they offer insights through aContinue reading “A Seasoned Love”