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Unlocking the Power of Prayer

Unlocking the Power of Prayer

Carly was feeling overwhelmed with life. A budding entrepreneur, she was passionate about her business and truly believed in what she was doing. But fear often got the best of her. What if the business fails? she thought. What if no one wants to buy from me? What if I don’t make enough money this […]

The Nigeria-Prays-For-Buhari Competition

The Nigeria-Prays-For-Buhari Competition

  After the publication of my column last week, titled “I want to go to London… to see Buhari”, I received a lot of feedback from persons who were either amused or dead serious that they had been overlooked in my compilation of the list of persons who should go to London. One fellow asked: […]

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

  Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder. How do you move forward? If you don’t purposefully carve out time every day to progress and improve, without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly […]

5 Ways to Pray When You’re Too Stressed to Know How

5 Ways to Pray When You’re Too Stressed to Know How

I didn’t know that I was hiding. I’ve always been good at praying. Or so I thought. My daddy left when I was seven. I’ve always looked to God as my Father, my provider. I didn’t realize that God wanted to be more than just my provider. God longed to be my soul’s confidante — deep where I feel […]

What Does It Mean to Agree in Prayer?

What Does It Mean to Agree in Prayer?

When I was in college, I joined the synchronized swimming team. I loved to swim and thought the sport might be a fun, new experience. Over the months of practice, I learned to keep myself afloat with just my hands, to dive without a ripple from the surface of the water, and to turn in […]

The Fragrance of Humility in Prayer

The Fragrance of Humility in Prayer

“There are two ways to attain high esteem. One is the world’s method: Take every opportunity to promote yourself before others, seize occasions for recognition and manipulate your way into the center of attention. The other way is God’s way: Humble yourself. Rather than striving for recognition and influential positions, seek to put others first. […]