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Malaria

Its amazing how quickly the body system weakens once there is illness. Within two hours, I felt like I didn't own my body anymore. I had to leave the office immediately....
God is in control.
Will fill you in with the details later...
Vicky isnt in town, by the way - he went to Lagos, and ended up staying over at my house, and winning everybody's heart anew. In fact, I was duly informed that I was not needed in Lagos as long as he was staying on - by my own mother.
Imagine that.
Meanwhile, his folks think its because he's not in town that I fell sick. hmm......God knows.
:D.
Have a lovely day to you - whoever you are!

Miracles

There was a Christian program at my host's church, from the first to the seventh of July, and I missed the first day cos I was tired. I attended the second and everything started working out right. Some might say its my faith, others might say its 'pure coincidence', but I have been thanking God.
On the Friday, the week before the program, all I had was two thousand naira in my account. I had money tied up elsewhere - especially in LAgos, but there was no way I could access it from here, so I was broke, and looking lovely (did my hair after two months of no activitiy for the poor thing) but I was praying.
By the middle of the week, I got not one, not two, but three website contracts. By Friday my bank account was really smiling at me, and I was really smiling up at God. I finished the program - it ended on 07/07/2007. And here I am today with two more site jobs gotten yesterday.

I danced and praised God, then I was humbled by it all. It takes the grace of God to move forward.…

Sadness

Its oozing out of the house right now. Its amazing how quickly death can snatch a person away from you, in the blink of an eye. We just lost a very good man, a man who, in four weeks would have become a father, a hardworking individual who struggled through life to reach where he got to - until yesterday.
The man traveled to Ibadan, then stopped over to pick up his very pregnant wife, and maid, to take them home, when he was stopped by police men and asked to step out of the car. He did as he was told, and was shot to death the second he closed the car door. For apparently no reason. Upon reporting to the police, the grief-stricken wife was told that the men that killed her husband were not policemen, but thieves dressed in police clothes. But these men took nothing from them. Nothing at all.
And he still spoke to his boss in the afternoon yesterday, giving him progress report on his duties, and postponing explanation till later in the night. He didn't know he would not see the nig…

The seventh day of the seventh month of the ..

Saturday is going to be the seventh day of the seventh month of the two thousand and seventh year. Very significant, to Christianity here in Nigeria, at least. Churches are holding programs on that very day, but we Seventh day Adventists hold all Saturdays sacred. Sacred as in we worship on that day and try to keep it holy.
Now I am not going to enter the nitty- grtty of religion, or sect or the Bible.
All I just want to say is that wherever we are, let's try to do some good on that day.
Let us reach out to someone on that day.
Let us bless someone in some way on that day.
Let us go out of our way to put a genuine, heartfelt smile on somebody's face on that day.
Let us assume the role of an angel to someone on that day.
We will never know how far a little bit of kindness can reach,
but we will always know that we did some good in the world, this millenium.
The next time we'll get a day like this again is 07-07-3007.
If you know you'll be around then, no problem.
You can let it pa…

True or False

1. Wifey
2. Baby Girl
3. Side Piece
4. Jump Off

1) Wifey is the sexiest, most successful and most respected of all the
women. She is loved, needed and wanted by her man...she is VIRTUALLY
IRREPLACEABLE.
She is the girl that the guy loves and will always love, he never wants to
see her with another man....BUT he will cheat
on her with Baby Girl until he is mature enough to realize that if
he gets caught or fucks up in any way and loses Wifey, he would be
screwed, and NEVER be happy again.
Wifey gets along with mom, is independent, never nags, loves to dress sexy
for her man, can cook and loves to keep a clean house.
Wifey gets called 5 or 6 times a day.
Drawback of Wifey, she loves public displays of affection...which
might interfere with the acquisition of a Side Piece.

2) Baby Girl is ALWAYS just as hot as wifey and usually has a very
active social life...she IS replaceable, thinks she's the next
Wifey, but will only be Wifey if an extreme disaster takes place.
Baby Girl gets some of the benefits of…

Karma 2

Guess what? The person in question read my blog (Yes! He found it and read it! Imagine this small world, and that he actually knew it was him. Hmm...The conscience is a powerful thing).
So to clear the air, he took the time to send me some off lines. Let's just say, the air is cleared, but it doesn't mean I'm deleting or editing the first Karma. Its stays kaput!

As for NYSC camp, that is a really hot topic. The stuff that goes on in camp - just three weeks o, hmm.... Its amazing how loose they say people get, having sex everywhere - the matching field, the bush, everywhere! And they do it like there's no tomorrow - even married women. There is even one tale I heard of a married woman answering a call from her husband and asking about the kids while another guy was suckling at her breasts. Imagine that.
Well I wont say much more than that, cos I havent gone to camp yet myself! So, come September, I will definitely try to notice everything (NOT PARTICIPATE O!) so that I can…

Good Samaritan

Are there any more Good Samaritans in this world? Something happened to me today - I got to the office and remembered that I had to buy airtime onto the phone I use to browse. I dropped all, took some money, and practically ran to the store that sells the cards. I got there, placed an order, and then dipped my hands into my pocket, and drew empty. I traced my path back to the office, and noticed some oddities.
There is a phone kiosk on the way to the store, and while I was hurrying past, there were a lot of guys standing by it. When I passed, they hushed up, and I was thinking it was because of my hair do (yeah I had my hair done on Friday, didn't want to enter the new month looking that raggedy). As I retraced my steps, I noticed that they were not there - only seconds later.
Even the guard that I had greeted five seconds earlier had disappeared.

It didn't take all of five seconds, all of it. And the money was gone. Thinking I had left it in my hurry in the office, I went straig…