While am Waiting

While am waiting for that ‘better stage’ to come, I will surrender to Him in order for Him to make me that which the next stage requires, instead of grumbling and whining, I will let Him do what He only knows is necessary for that next stage.
While am waiting, I won’t fast-forward or peek into the future with astrology and palm reading, I won’t try put on repeat mode the season that He clearly says is done. I won’t let my anxieties and insecurities push me to stuff that will make me regret. I will allow Him to do things at His own pace, I will allow Him to take time in whatever thing He says is worth taking time on, because after all, it is the teacher that declares the student ready for the next level

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Times And Plates

I found people calling him Africa, like the continent, not African. I was a child then so questioning him on whether his mother gave him that name would have come out as rude and disrespectful. Come to think of it, mothers in his time, though in my little head he didn’t seem to have had a mother or even been born, didn’t let things like a name bother them, they were too busy trying to make ends meet that the months would just fly away without her ever thinking that they would eventually name their child. Well, for these days, I won’t be surprised if a WhatsApp group was created to analyse the name they would give their yet to be born child, we’re sorry.

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