Happy Sunday friends… Hope your day went well. As many of you that are Christians, hope you went to church today, and went with the right spirit and attitude. You know…, it is tiring and frustrating knowing the number of churches in our land and still seeing things slide speedily from bad to worst. Anyways, that’s not the focus of this post. I want to tell you what happened to me in church today.
Praise the Lord… heheheeee! So it was time for Sunday offering today and because I sat around the back side of the church, had to join the offering procession from behind. Now, imagine the singing that must have been going on and my dancing considering that I went to church a little excited about how well my 2016 started.
Before I go on, I should let you know this: as good as I like the beginning of 2016, I am very broke at the moment (Christmas/New Year holiday palava). I sometimes wonder how I manage to still keep up a smile – somehow I check my wallet more than I open my refrigerator in a day, in fact I have stopped using wallet for now, cause I don’t see the relevance…lols.
So lemme go on: I joined the procession and as danced on to the altar close to where the offering basket was. Up to this point, when I was just 4 persons away to the offering box, I dipped my hand into my pocket to bring out my offering money, believing it was just a hundred Naira in that pocket. Something quickly pricked my mind to check the money I brought out from my pocket. Still dancing, I peeped at my “offering money” in my fist, then got the shock of the moment; it was a thousand naira. Haaaa! How come naaa? Oow this is my last card I was keeping for the rainy days. What is it doing in my hand as I get close to the offering basket? Loads of thought flooded my head and I was now two persons away to the basket. Like on impulse I quickly dipped my hand into the other pocket, grabbed the first thing I felt like cash… it was now my turn to drop my offering into the box. I quickly dropped what I could fetch out first, not even checking it. "Na wa ooo…. na so I for drop 1k for inside offering box weh owu dey do me like this?" How did that woman in the bible manage to put all she had into the offering jar in the temple… Omo, na faith o!
But if you were in my shoes, would you do like I did or otherwise? Biko tell me o.
Ahaaa! the weekend is over. Monday again... pheeew! God take control and give us the strength we need for the week.