Tokophobia

Tokophobia is the fear of childbirth. With access to overwhelming information and unpleasant stories about childbirth, many women become anxious and fearful about childbearing. Once upon a time, a very old woman conceived and bore a child for the first time (Genesis 21) by faith. Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, […]

Empty Pouch

Recently, I asked the little one to give his brother an empty pouch of caprisun in exchange for a full pouch of caprisun. He refused my offer because a full pouch was not in sight. I was upset that he could not look beyond the moment and help solve the problem at hand (calm his […]

Unanswered Prayers

Recently, I sent a loved one a book on supernatural childbirth. The author shared scriptures to support propositions that childbearing does not have to be laborious and presented amazing testimonies of easy delivery. While my birth experiences have not been like the testimonies described in the book, a friend testified that the book was helpful. […]

Prayers for Fathers

If fathers were not uniquely important in the lives of children, we would not need them for procreation. However, there is more to fatherhood than procreation. Fathers uniquely discipline and comfort their children. 2 Corinthians 1:3 (NIV) says, “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and […]

Take 30

My heart is grieved by the senseless killing of innocent people from all religious background in Nigeria. Many children have become orphans and women widowed in the name of religion. Every soul is precious in God’s eyes. God is not pleased with wickedness. When my heart is grieved, I pray. Prayer works. Those who say […]

Take 30

It is a great day to be alive! Please take a moment (30 seconds or more) to pray for new and expecting parents you know. Pray for strength to navigate this new season. Pray that God would give them wisdom. Pray for sound mind for them, that they will have the courage to reach out […]

Take 30

Pray Ephesians 1:18-19 right now. Replace “you” with “me”. I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, […]