Jay's Corner

You’re a miracle

I was speaking to my cousin recently about someone who almost died giving birth and I was so angry at the doctors’ negligence. “She should have sued them,” I said. My cousin’s response surprised me. As a doctor he informed me that childbirth is a very complicated process and that things can go south very …

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Friday Night

It’s Friday night And your empty room calls You’re afraid to go home To the silence that awaits The empty room mocks “Where is your husband?” “Where are your children?” “You’re spending Friday night alone again” So you decide not to go home You decide to call him So what if he’s married, It’s only …

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Hate is poison

There’s no emotion that’s as damaging as hate; hate will infiltrate every part of your life and destroy it right before your very eyes. I can say this because I’ve felt hate before, and I saw what it did to my life before God saved me. I’ve only hated one person in my entire life, …

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Don’t get jealous, shine!

Jealousy is such a pointless emotion; and that’s mostly because it’s founded on the lie that someone else is better than you. Unfortunately, when you get jealous and stay that way, you’re telling your mind that you can never get what that person has, because you will never attract what you don’t appreciate. The truth …

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Don’t judge what you don’t know

There’s a a guy in my church who always comes for service about an hour to the closing time. Every Sunday at about 11am, I’d see him walk in with all the Yoruba boy swag he can muster and wonder, what is wrong with this dude? He’s not even ashamed of himself. Must he come …

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I dare to call him father

If anyone had told me three years ago that I’d be a member of Reverend Biodun Fatoyinbo’s church one day, I’d have laughed till my stomach hurt. Today however, when I see him my face lights up and I shout “Daddy!” It’s amazing how you can just take one look at a person and assume …

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