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There's Got To Be Something Good Somewhere...

HELLOOOOOOOOOOO WORLD! Does anyone out there have a story to tell?
*A happy story I mean..
*Maybe even a testimony. 
*Something good, pleasing and joyful. 
*Something uplifting. 
*Something encouraging. 
*Has something happened to you and you looked up and said "this could only be you God"
*Have you ever been so mysteriously blessed beyond your expectations and understanding... 
*Does your marriage defy the norm, no it's not perfect but you have an amazing spouse and a beautiful marriage... 
*Have you ever received favour of immense magnitude that you neither deserved nor expected...
*Are you in love with your best friend who's in love with you right back...
*Did someone do something that made you really happy...
*Is there something that has happened in your life and your family that provoked thanksgiving...


Indulge me. I'm so sick and tired of seeing and hearing bad, sad, negative news. News about killings and abuse and rape and molestation. 
Most especially reading about bad marriages and bad husbands; abusive husbands, neglectful husbands, cheating husbands, cruel husbands. (Those ones that make you feel like every marriage is bad and therefore yours can never be good). 
I'm tired of hearing sad stories, sob stories, discouraging stories. 

Once in a while we need to hear something that reminds us that this life is not all lemons and sour grapes. 

So please if something is going right in your life (no matter how big or small) share with us, and possibly put a smile on someone's face. (Or if you'd rather have me put it up as a post them mail me; )


  1. Oh YES!!!! I'll Love to read.
    Esp the mushy mushy love stories!!!
    The soaring past the storm in a marriage!!!
    The feelings of birthing ur 1st child....

    Anything encouraging.... Thanks T.

    How was work today? Give me office gossip ni. Any prospective office romance?
    *Rings bell*

    1. This ur love for thelma get as he be o!

    2. But you self fit giv us tori now

  2. Thelma I agree with you, especially on the marriage one. I've run away from stella dimoko's blog because that blog was making me lose hope in marriage. Please we need to hear stories of good marriages and happy people. We've heard enough of all the depressing stuff.

  3. I met hubby at a time I was definitely sick and tired of"love". I so was not looking for anything in that regard. He is the most amazing person I have ever met and if u know him too u would think so. I can CATEGORICALLY say marriage is beautiful and I just don't get all these stories of woes. Trust me life has not played an easy game on us. This past one year has been hell in more ways than one. But I have had my friend, lover, prayer partner, planner by my side. And I don't think there is any other feeling in the world that beats that of knowing someone unequivocally loves u, especially when u don't feel u deserve it. My mother always says Tolu I can now die happy because of the hubby God gave u. Even though he annoys me atimes lol, I love him with every fibre of my being. I dont know if that's a testimony but it's my story. In the midst of life's craziness, I know one thing I can always give thanks for.

  4. My story will be too long for d comment section. N I'm having serious heartburn to concentrate but I wish I could share my story cos it's a beautiful one. Mrs M

  5. Well i'm not married but God has been very faithful. Graduated with a 2.1, served and got a fantastic job immediately after. My parents dont have much but with my job I am very independent, I pay for my apartment and I just bought a car. And my career is looking very promising.
    I'm believing that God will also bless my marriage, I try not to listen to all the negative stories so that they dont jinx me.

  6. Keep it coming people...
    Tolu & Anon 9:35. God Bless ur Homes!!! Mrs M, u'll be fine, we are waiting patiently for your story...

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  8. My life is a testimony, the enemy has aimed for my life several times, but God has always pulled me out of darkness. No matter how many times I'm struck down, I rise again. Then God blessed me with the most amazing life mate. My husband is really one that defies the norm, I truly believe I'm the luckiest girl alive. This man loved me as a size 10 and also as a size 18 when I blew up in pregnancy, he never made me feel anything less than beautiful. At the end of all that pregnancy weight and hormones I lost my baby at birth and this man has cried with me, prayed with me and prays for me. He ached as I ached. When I told him I can't go thru it all again he told me children or no children it's me he married and me he loves. He fightes my battles and fights for us. He is a hardworker and a provider. I can't think of him and not be overwhelmed with intense love. He is not perfect but he tries he damn hardest. He always ask me what he can do to make me happy. Even when he is angry with me he doesn't hold a grudge. Maybe God has seen the ups and downs of my life and sent me his best because he is definitely my best. My Oyeyemi definitely defiles the norm. I love him to the moon and back.

  9. Well mine is bittersweet. I just lost my job and yes,I'm inlove with my best friend who loves me in return.
    Everyday is a testimony I know I cldnt achieve on my own...

  10. Everyday for me is a great day and a gift from God because He has kept me alive inspite of all I have been through, I have beaten all the odds to be where I am today; not so good at writing but this space wont be enough if I could write.
    My life is a testimony of God's mercy and I just want to thank God for everything including the challenges that I have to go through everyday.

    1. Yay! Wale is back. We missed you.

    2. Thanks Thelma, how is the new job coming up? Still playing catch on your blog..

  11. Every day is a blessing for me and I am thankful to God for that. I don't have much in terms of material wealth, not in a relationship, but I am happy because I know I have been blessed beyond measure and for me everyday that I get to wake up is a miracle and that is enough to keep me smiling.

  12. I just finished my last exam and i've been job hunting so I do hope I get something soon.randomly started talking to a guy who isn't in my country. I do enjoy how expressive he is compared to my ex which is very refreshing. He wants a relationship but I'm worried about long distance . we've been talking for close to 3 weeks so I'm not rushing anything but I'm willing to take a risk if things don't turn left..lets just see how things go and can't wait to start working..hopefully before graduation

  13. Hi, My name is bride2mum,lol! as I have a blog…Thelma your blog rocks and I love it! just found out about it when you commented on my blog and it is simply amazing.

    My love story is simply put " too good to be true" I met a great guy over the phone as a friend introduced us to each other to just be friends and we were friends for close to a year before we dated, he was consistent, romantic and just perfect( of course he has his imperfections) lollll but he suits me, he is the only one that has made me shed tears of joy and he loves to surprise me, make me happy and a lot of stuff he does, I shall share on my blog…He has been this way since dating and haven't changed one bit. I love him so much and if I share the story it will definitely be too long for all of us….well I am so grateful, I have known if for four years now and in those four years he has not changed, he even gets better by the day, he has been my strength, my strongest support, even brought up the idea of my blogging…he has been my everything. God has blessed us with a daughter and everyday pretty much is fun….Trust me, best believe it, fairy tales are real but there will be little arguments of course but you are excited 99.9 percent of the time. I wish all you guys great marriages…Amen

  14. My love story started when i was 16 going on to 17, i met this handsome dude and very gentle in the compound where i stayed with my parents. he was staying with his elder brother then, we fell in love as usual and we dated for nine years even though we broke up for like a year and half. Now we are happily married and am so blessed to be married to my best friend and life partner. Even when i lost my pregnancy last year, he stood by me and he still stands by me. Marriage is not as easy as some people make it sound but when you are married to your God's Chosen One and your best friend i bet you cant ask for more. I call him World's Best Hubby, Ademi, Love you till Eternity.

  15. Where do I even start from?how do I describe God's faithfulness to me in all ways and at all times..let me share 2 of my experience with you
    ..As a masscom student,in my 300levels,we offer a compulsory course,statistics,naturally I hate figures,xcept money,lol,carry over isn't an option so I tried all I could to get a good grade or a 'let my people go' grade..I studied so hard for this course,on the examination day,when I saw the question,I swear I forgot all I read,mind you,the lecturer taking this course is a 'no go area' and even if he is,I don't av such mind.
    I practically forgot all I read seeing d question,you need to see how I was crying in d hall,I cried through out d hours of d exam.I remembered 5min to submission,I said"dear God I will fail this course only if I didn't prepare for it,I need a miracle'that was all I said with tears in my eyes.when result came out I scored 57 and d highest scored 60.I didn't know ow this happened till date.I know its hard to believe but it happened to me!sombody praise the lord!

  16. Am convinced on many occassions that am God's favourite,whenever I pray,God hears me,he is always meeting me @ every point of my needs.he's a faithful God and he never fails,hav not gotten to where I wana be but am not where I used to be...GRACE QUALIFIED ME

  17. I've had a lot of "this can only be God" moments but the one that sticks most is becoming a mother few years after I was diagnosed as having a divided uterus, hence inability to get pregnant. I must confess a lot of things went in between but without surgery (which the Doctor prescribed-mentioned it would give me a 50-50 chance of remaining barren or becoming a mother of one child), I have birthed three adorable children....

  18. God is awesome! I love him so much. He's bin sooo wonderful. I'm married 2 d worlds bestest man, even amidsts d quarrels he's my husband.if i start sayin all d tins he's done i wnt b done in a day. God blessed me with him. So i'll tell @ mariam dat im also God's favourite,cos he answers my prayers!!! N also @ Thelma u rock! I love ur blog. Mrs A


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He was my coursemate, crush, then my boyfriend.... he was super
intelligent, smart, tall, dark and handsome. Believe me he got
swag, but he didn't seem to notice me. (I'm a nerd but a sassy one
if I say so myself).  So oneday I decided to take it to another level..
After listening to a song "IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY TELL THEM THAT YOU
LOVE THEM and watching the season film of The Secret Life of
American Teenagers. ..when Amy Jeugerns mum told her "you are only
young once". LOL that part got me.
Hope you know what i mean?

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the Quiz that was coming up, we found out that we had this
great chemistry between us.. hehehe both the covalent and
electrovalent bonds....

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him to my house and he came. The guy got swag, he even came
with a packet of durex condom.
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Is it true that EVERYBODY has a secret? 
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