Tuesday, 28 January 2014

14for14: Looking for Love

So Yaay! My first real 14 for 14 post (the other one was an introduction..lol). 

"What a person desires is unfailing love"

I can't forget this silly simple definition of Love I heard or probably read somewhere awhile ago. "Love is the feeling that you feel that you have never felt before". Of late, I've been looking for love o! Una help me o!

Searched all over... couldn't find nobody
I looked high and low... still couldn't find nobody
Nobody greater... nobody greater no... nobody greater than you
(I couldn't but insert the chorus of "Nobody greater" here)

Anyways back to my love hunt story, How am I supposed to experience this feeling o??! Bump into a stranger at the bank? Pretend that my car developed a fault on the road and wait for a handsome gentleman to pass by? (as is the case with most Nollywood movies) or be innovative or is proactive a better word and grab the "bull by the horns"? I am actually tired of seeing a lot of crap all in the name of offering relationship and love expert advice.

Anyways, I think I've found him...*scrap that* I know I have found Him or better said I know he has found me *love struck*

I think C.S Lewis knew about us sha.
Because he summed up my love story when He wrote 

“God made us: invented us as a man invents an engine. A car is made to run on petrol, and it would not run properly on anything else. Now God designed the human machine to run on Himself. He Himself is the fuel our spirits were designed to burn, or the food our spirits were designed to feed on. There is no other... God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there.”― C.S. LewisMere Christianity


So that is how someone I respect and used to "salute" hurt me in a bad way recently. I actually thought I had forgiven her and moved on but recent events have proved otherwise. I truly want to let go and move on. Shebi it has happened and there's nothing I can do about it right? Forgiving should be a piece of cake but it hasn't been. I blame it on the major falling of my hand by her and the indirect way in which it was delivered (which deprived me of doing the whole confrontation and get-it-off-my-chest routine).  Oh well! I'm learning to forgive her all the same... its a gradual process... God is helping me...you see I smiled as i wrote and thought about her just now (Progress baby!!!)

In other news, the Love day is around the corner...usually associated with a lot of PDA's or if you are in Lagos... get ready for another round of  extravagant Red and White mismatched attires (last year the red and white everywhere was over the top and irritating ). 

Anyways, this picture below summarizes my plans with Le boo *winks*

Blogsville Pay it Forward originated from YSU and I got it from Lady Ngo,  So i'm doing this too:

*The first 5 people who comment on this blogpost with "I'm IN", will receive a surprise from me at some point in this calendar year - anything from a book, a ticket, a visit, something homegrown or made, a postcard, absolutely any surprise!

These 5 people in turn must make the same offer in their blog and distribute their own joy. Simply copy this text onto your next blogpost, so we can form a web of connection and kindness

****if you are not a blogger or someone i know outside of blogsville, it would probably do you well to leave some kind of contact info or something otherwise your surprise is most likely not going to reach you lol.****




  1. I'M IN. just for the gift. i hear you give out bentleys for fun lol. Any ideas how non-bloggers can create their own web and pass on the gifts?
    Nice write up....and as for Love day, we'll see about that.

    1. Lmao! Awoof ain't healthy u know :p! I think non-bloggers like your self could do the original Pay-it-Forward (like in the movie). Do something good/give something to 5 strangers without expecting anything in return :)!

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    1. Wow!! Tee its been ages o! So it took a giveaway to bring you out of your hibernation??! Lol! would send you details later

  3. Chiso, its been a while. I really like this post, not just for the topic, but the style in which it was written. Say hi to the fam for me. Love, Ehi.

    1. Thank you so much Ehi *big hug*!

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    1. Lool @ you want yours on vals day!! I'll try my best :)!

  5. Haaa! Cee, (sighs) i have really missed you,where have you been now? lmao at spending valentine with food.On the forgiveness things,its truly not easy but God will help if we are willing to forgive. Well said dear. BY THE WAY, I AM IN

    1. Thanks Tosin :)! You sure know how to make a girl feel special and missed *hugs*. Don't mind me o! I dunno where I was too ;)!

      ... now off to get your gift ready :)!

  6. Thanks Cee for the comment on my blog!!!

  7. I really like this blog post and your style of writing. Honestly I think Love is one of those things that comes when we least expect it Xx

    www.JenniferNoir.blogspot.co.uk x

  8. Hahaha so it's going to be you and food this vals? You are so funny
    Have I mentioned I love the way you write?
    I'm so loving this challenge right now
    Write more, write more, pretty please :)

    Just a quick one, can you add 14 for 14 challenge: before the title of your post, just to categorize it well, or you can choose a theme. All of mine start with style my way... You get the drift?

    Something new:


    1. Lol! Na so we see am (would soon post about it sef)
      Thank you so much and me too. Just finished checking out some of the other blogs in the challenge :)!
      I intend writing more this year... God help me!
      Yeah, I've rectified it.

  9. Wow! I really enjoyed reading this post oh, it was like a conversation in my head, with an Anonymous voice speaking and me replying.. heheheheh sure thing, this 14-14 challenge will make sense ;-) ... Wonderful post, you are trully a practical lady, and you just gained a new Blog stalker. heheheh well i guess its too late to say I am in. :-)

  10. Lool! Thank you for stopping by :)! off to check out your posts for the challenge asap!

  11. Lool! Thank you for stopping by :)! off to check out your posts for the challenge asap!