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A Short Note To the In-law

Dear mother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, . . . Before you go attack that daughter-in-law (or sister-in-law) of yours or send her packing from her matrimonial home because she’s not been able to give birth to a child with your son after years of marriage, try to imagine if you were the one in her shoes. It […]

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And I Said “Yes”

  Act 1 Scene 2 is finally here. Yay! ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆ His proposal was very simple and straightforward. No big grammar was involved. No spiritual jingles either. I stood there speechless for a few seconds not because I wasn’t expecting him to ask me to marry him but the simplicity and the look in his eyes […]

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Castles in the Wind

Our son was building a house with some lego blocks and I just sat down while I observed his building methods. The fascinating thing was that he actually started building his ‘castle’ from the roof. He would carry the whole building and fix it on top of a layer of blocks. He kept repeating this over […]

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A Deadly Choice of a Spouse

When I was still single, one of my suitors was this guy who got himself disqualified because of just one action. I had even decided to pray to God about his proposal when he committed the blunder that blew his chances of me considering starting a relationship with him. I can say that we were […]

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You Need A Time of Refreshing

  Quite unlike me, I slept off on the sofa in the living room while watching a television programme one evening. The almighty kerosene slept off? It was then that it dawned on me that I had been working so much and having very little time to rest in the preceeding days. Of course, my […]

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Are You or Your Partner ‘High’?

Esther chapter 1 records the story of King Ahasuerus being in high spirits as a result of the influence of wine and he in turn decided to dethrone his queen in the heat of the moment. You can be ‘high’ when you are under the influence of many things. This range from anger and stress […]

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Spotlight On The Boy  Child

I can count so many families I knew personally while i was growing up, who had the-male child-is-more-important syndrome. Even now, I still see a lot of parents exhibiting this syndrome. Over the years I have wondered why this is so. I hear parents tell the elder sisters of a five year old that he […]

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Guilty of Phubbing?

I came across the word ‘Phubbing’ several months ago and had wanted to write about it but it kinda got lost in my pile of ideas lined up to be written about. Today is the day it’s getting out. Amen! So, what is Phubbing? Phubbing’ can simply be described as PHone snUBBING. You are Phubbing […]

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Lessons From The Prank Mistress

I can be a prank mistress when I want to be. I have played a lot of pranks in this my life. #Miss_Mischief One of such pranks I played on my husband a few months into our marriage. . . I bought my husband a wristwatch and wrapped it in several layers of newspaper and […]

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The Race Called Marriage

I had the opportunity of engaging in track sporting events when I was younger. And my area of specialization was the long distance race. I would usually run the 3000m and 1500m races. I was thinking about this today and I would like to share with you what was ministered to my heart from my […]

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What Others Are Saying About ‘The Beautiful Branch’

  Freedom is all about knowing the truth, accepting the reality of that knowledge and combining the two to fulfilling God’s purpose for your life. The book The Beautiful Branch is a combination of inspiration and experiences. Omolola Omosebi knows how to share her lifetime of learning as a good student of the Word of […]

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Break the Negative Cycle

Before I got married, one of the things I read about was the assumption that women have the tendencies of marrying men that are similar  to their fathers in character. This raised my consciousness at that time to be very sensitive. I really don’t know how true this claim is. I however would like to […]

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Assumptions in Relationships

As I put the first spoon of food in our son’s mouth, he said “Hmmmm” His elder sister, displeased, said, “Mum, Daniel is saying hmmmm to me when I have not done anything to him”. She assumed that he was telling her to go away or something like that. I then had to explain to […]

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MY JOURNEY TOWARDS WRITING MY FIRST BOOK

Several years ago, I had the premonition that I was going to begin writing books sometime in the future. About seven (7) years ago, I wrote down the title of my first book in my journal. I did not even have an outline as at the time. Neither did I bother about it. I knew […]

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And He Proposed Marriage. . .

  My husband proposed to me on a day like this. . . Eleven years ago. Who’s up for some gist? ♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧♧ I had just gotten admission into the university and I met the man that was going to become my husband about one week after I resumed. It was on a Sunday that we […]

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Celebrate Your Love

It so happens that my husband’s birthday and our wedding anniversary are exactly 7days apart so i normally put up posts to celebrate both on Facebook. Last year, someone on my friend list made a comment on the birthday post I had put up to celebrate my husband. This person said I should not proclaim my […]

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Organise Annual General Meetings

Two men sat at the table next to mine in a restaurant and I just couldn’t help but overhear their discussion because they wouldn’t just tone their voices down. The part of their conversation that struck me was something like this: Mr. A: How is your marriage my friend? You don’t seem to be looking […]

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It takes two to tango

Sometimes, scientific principles work well in real life. In mathematics, when you multiply a positive number with a negative number, the result is a negative value. This principle is applicable to marriage. I have seen under many circumstances, only one partner in a marriage willing to make the marriage work. The other person goes around […]

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THERE ARE STILL HAPPY MARRIAGES. YOU CAN HAVE ONE

I have had the privilege to relate with many people who have resolved not to get married. They, out of fear of the outcome of their choice believe it is better to remain single. I tell them, “I have been there before”. I had vouched NEVER to get married if the picture of marriage I […]

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