If you nurture Christ’s nature You will mature Into his stature In full measure To God’s pleasure Ayodeji P. OjeAyodeji Philip Oje hails from Badagry Local Government, Lagos, Nigeria. He holds a Master degree in History and Strategic Studies from the University of Lagos. His poem ‘Gabriel Okara: A poetic Giant’ was published in WRR Chapbook Series 2019. He is passionate about poetry.
Twinkle twinkle like a star If your faith so glitters from afar… Now faith is being sure of what we hope for, And certain of things we have need for. Though we can’t see them and touch them as such, We must wait and trust in God so much. Faithfulness is the fullness of trust In a Being that made you from dust. When you choose the path of faithfulness, The world sees and calls […]
… And the tussle continues, Not so sweet, not so bitter. Something in between I guess. It’s a dialogue between the me, I, was And the me, I, can be. I, was waging war against me. Incarcerated in this cocoon called body, Escape route for me or I, was not visible. Solitude taste more sweeter, Simply caught up between two worlds: Mortality and immortality… I, was fiercely battling me. I, was convinced to try out […]
… And God said, “Let us make Man in our own image,” Male and Female He created them, with no damage… In His image of Love, He send His Love-letter to the world, In the person of Jesus Christ our Lord. In His image of Joy, He gives you internal Joy and calls you, “My Child.” Just as He gives joy to the birds in the wild. In His image of Peace, He said, “I […]