Discipline, Uncategorized

Rest

Kanayo wrote down all my thoughts in this post!!! This is a very solid post and I encourage everyone to read it.

I take retreats from people and social media twice a year. Just had one and wow I would say it was very much needed. We get so busy planning the next big accomplishment that we don’t stop to enjoy all that’s been accomplished and just do nothing. In the process, hear clearly from God and gain uncommon wisdom to plan for our next levels.

KANAYO

I felt incredibly tired and worn out last week and despite all efforts to ‘rest’, I still felt exhausted. It reached a point where I had to ask God to ‘give me strength’ and in providing His strength, He also renewed my understanding of REST.

Rest is not supposed to be this thing that you collapse into after an exhausting day or season. Rest is supposed to be your starting point. We should start from a place of rest.

There is so much comfort in knowing that our Lord and Saviour Jesus, walked and didn’t run. He lived an unhurried life, yet His purpose and mission were unquestionably fulfilled. Take home message: Busy does not equal to purpose.

Another renewed perspective that I received about ‘rest’ during my quiet time, is that I have permission to do nothing. I have permission to say ‘no’. I have permission to be strategic…

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Books

Great News! My First Book is Here!

It's been 3 amazing years blogging!! What better way to celebrate this than with a book!! Ahh I'm soo excited! It's called "Living A Meaningful Life" YES! The title of this blog. I started this blog, June 24th, 2015 not knowing the outcome will be a book. Three months down the line, October 2015, The… Continue reading Great News! My First Book is Here!

Discipline, Inspirational

The Spirit of Excellence

Spirit of excellence means doing the right thing to honor God, regardless of who is watching or not. This also means caring so much about the things that come out of you and about your perception. Recently, God has been teaching me about having an excellent spirit and I've decided to share this to encourage… Continue reading The Spirit of Excellence

Inspirational, Love, relationships

The Most Important Decisions in Life

We all have to make decisions daily, whether it's small decisions like what to wear, what to eat or major decisions like what to study, what career path to choose, or who you spend the rest of your life with. Decisions shape us, and we are a product of all decisions that we've made. I… Continue reading The Most Important Decisions in Life

Inspirational, relationships

Mentorship

How do I go about getting a mentor? How do I choose the right mentor? Do I really need a mentor? How can I be a great mentor/mentee? Have you found yourself asking any of these questions? I don't claim to know it all, but from my experience with my mentors and mentees, I have… Continue reading Mentorship

Discipline, Inspirational, relationships, Uncategorized

Communication: The skill of listening 

Few days after I got a new phone number, calls started pouring in. Unfortunately, they weren't for me. It turned out that my new phone number had previously belonged to an electronic repair store. "I'm sorry," I'd say, "But this isn't the store. You dialed the right number, but now it's the number of my… Continue reading Communication: The skill of listening 

Inspirational

Balance Your Life

I just finished a challenge, where I learnt a lot, and just have to share what I learned during that period. One thing I learnt was balancing my life and enjoying life. This post is just a reminder to myself and to encourage you to reflect on your life and examine your priorities.   Don't be… Continue reading Balance Your Life