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The Story A little over a year ago, it felt like my life was thrown for a loop. I was lying on a hospital bed, my family sitting across from me. The doctor walked into the room and announced that I had symptoms of a rare blood disease – they had seen evidence of antibodies […]
A Sunday. Chicago weather was tougher than usual. My drive to church first required me to unearth my car from a heap of snow. Then came an hour and a half drive to church. The drive would normally be under an hour, but this day required a slow drive, with me gripping the steering wheel to […]
I remember an emotion packed moment on my flight back from Nigeria to the United States. We had been in the air for only a few minutes and then we hit turbulent weather. At first the plane shook in response to the weather; then, it suddenly dipped like it was about to go down. I heard gasps across the room. I think in that one moment, a number of people had imagined that the worst was about to happen.
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I recently completed a 12 day trip to Nigeria, after a 15 year ‘hiatus’ from being in the country. I am originally from Nigeria, but I have never been back since I left the country as a child. As you can imagine, a lot has changed! But that’s not the reason why I write. I write to show just how much God totally exceeded my expectations around this trip