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The Secret Place

In the heat of the sun and cold of the storm,
In the threats life’s battles and fears of defeat,
When confusion frequents and becomes a norm,

And doubts, like a flood seems to wash away my feet…

I find solace in that secret place.

Where strength rises and drowns every fear.
Where courage abounds and crushes silent doubts.
Faith is restored by His Word upon my ear.

And victory beheld concerning future bouts.

It’s a secret place indeed.

I and my Father, together as One.
In spirit and soul, an unbreakable bond.
No more fears, for victory is won.

Loved and cherished, of me He’s fond.

Forever in that secret place.

 

©Peter Akhere
   August 2018.

 

Bounce!

When Life knocks you down, don’t just fall, Bounce!

You see, everyone makes mistakes and some mistakes can be really consequential.
Sometimes, we find ourselves in situations where we just can’t figure out how to move on in life.
Maybe a loved one died… or you lost a huge some of money in an investment… or you failed in business… or you failed a very important examination in school… or a relationship didn’t work out. And it’s kinda like being knocked down REAL HARD.

Get over it.

They say you can’t put a broken egg back together… it’s true (what has happened has happened). But it’s also true that you can make omelette with it (Fry it baby 😉 and enjoy the meal). It’s the lessons you take out of the experience that matters more.

It doesn’t matter how FAR DOWN you fall, what matters most is how HIGH UP you BOUNCE.

But what does it really take to Bounce back? I’ll talk about just two.

FLEXIBILITY. Don’t be rigid my friend. Rigid stuffs crack or break when they receive a hit. It takes flexibility to bounce. Be flexible in your approaches to life issues (while being focused on your objectives) and learn to explore alternative methods as long as they don’t violate your values. Be flexible.

BE PUMPED UP! Yeah, you really can’t bounce if you are deflated, even if you’re flexible. You have to be filled up inside. – pumped up!
This is really the essence of motivation (to pump you up) but like we all know, motivation doesn’t really last. So you need it regularly and often.
Be pumped in HOPE – Hope in a better tomorrow.
Be pumped up in FAITH – Faith in God who can never fail.
Be pumped up in WISDOM – Wisdom for directions and guidance.

… and stay ‘bounceable’.

I’m Peter Akhere
Your creative inspirational friend.
#WiVirt.

The Unseen Shepherd

What will has a
Puppet in the hands of a puppeteer?
Or of what say
Is the clay in the hands of the potter?
The creation
Is at the mercy of the creator.

The blind knows not the way he should go.
No! Except he be told by one who sees.
Many though blind through arrogance or
Ignorance seek to go ways they know not.
They stumble and fall countless times yet,
Advance to doom unknown in false beliefs.

I have been lost once yet with the
Knowledge of my destination.
I have been blind once yet with the
Awareness of what surrounds me.
Thanks to God, my destination
Draws near and my sight is restored.

Though my destination
May be sure, I know not when I’ll get there.
Though my sight is restored,
Even now, it still has not been of my eyes.
There’s a hand which shows me,
The way I should go and what things I see not.

 

(C) Peter Akhere