These days, my Christain brethren are becoming far too annoying. It never ceases to amaze me on how some people find it very easy to critique the doings of others, yet when you take a good peek at them, they are full of potholes of errors that need to be filled up.
These ‘oversabi pipus‘ are usually quick in recommending what their neighbours should do to stop the fire from consuming their domain, meanwhile very slow in advising themselves and the smouldering embers of their own burnt out domain serves as an evidence of their hypocrisy and inability to put out that same fire.
I suggest you save such priceless advice for your good self and so you know, I am judging you through my slanted eyes.
Oversabi pipus – a broken English/pidgin English that ‘means people who know it all.’ It’s a concoction of Portuguese, English and West African flavour.
We are all a whirlpool of dreams and ideas but a lot of us undermine our capabilities and always nip dreams in the bud with comments like ‘oh I couldn’t,’ while looking on as others go about trying to achieve theirs.
I can’t, I couldn’t, I am afraid and so many of such self limiting statements are defeatist and they are like monsters that simply grow bigger with the smallest confirmation.
Yes you can, but only when you’ve tried to. You’ve got nothing to lose and a whole lot to gain, if only you will have the audacity to try and have fun while at it.
Everyone deserves to love and be loved and true love first starts with you.
Loving yourself and accepting that you are whole and worth it, is not being self-centered.
You should know that you are enough without expecting someone else to complete you. It’s a fallacy to anticipate that. No one can complete another.
They can only complement what you already have, thus when you feel inadequate, your sense of inadequacy emanates from within and this is not something that someone else can fix.
What happens when they are no longer there or when they fail to fulfil all your expectations?
How long will someone else have to patch you up?
When will you realise that you are worth loving you for you?
If you are unable to love yourself for your own sake and treat yourself appropriately, then it will be difficult to cascade a non-existent blessing to someone else, for it’s really out of what you’ve got that you can give others.
It’s often interesting how we keep putting off things that our heart is set on doing as we wait for the right time to arrive.
When is the right time? How do we identify it? Will it come knocking on our door to announce it’s arrival? Will it ever arrive?
Some say it’s when they’ve got enough money set aside, some say that they are waiting for the children to grow up and there are yet many more excuses.
The whole glaring truth is that there will never be the right time except we make it happen. Excuses will always be bountiful and they cost several dozens for nothing, however, the cost of using excuses can be quite expensive.
Let’s start seeking that right time today. Today is it.