Its my birthday! I just turned 29 years today and i am excited to celebrate another trip around the sun.  I made plans for my big day and ended up not doing anything about it  at all. This has been a great year. Though i didn’t achieve everything i had set out to achieve, but no worries! I am happy and grateful that the year has been good to me.

I am happy and grateful for all that i have and all that i am able to do at this point in my life.  This later years of my 20s have been my very favorite. I have been on an interesting journey of figuring out who i am and who i want to be, and why i even exist. haha.

  • My being alive and healthy today is as a result of none other than the almighty God. I’ll forever be grateful to you, God. On my special day, I wish myself happiness and great accomplishments in the coming year.
  • By the special grace of the one who created me, this new age I am will bring joy and prosperity into my life, now and forever. Thank you Lord for sparing my life
Little black dress from a thrift shop 


Here’s how my year was;

FAMILY

This year, two of my siblings were blessed with baby boys. So i have two nephews.!!Double blessings in one year! 

I have seen friends start their own families, have children and i joined them in celebrating their baby showers, baby visits and weddings. It is an awesome time to be alive this year and see the people i love prosper.

RELATIONSHIPS

“We go through life discovering the truth about who we are and determining who has earned  the right to share the personal space within our heart.” Oprah Winfrey.

I have gained and lost friends this year.  I am especially grateful for the friends and networks i made this year. I found people who inspired me, made me a better person and gave me new insights. I have traveled the world through peoples life stories and got to understand people better through my social interactions.

I learnt the importance of choosing the people i constantly relate to. The relationships we form will cause us to excel or fail. I choose to be connected to people who inspire me, bring out the best in me, are positive minded and have what i want to have or achieve. People who will expose me to levels that i have never seen, people who are soaring. These people are instrumental in my rising higher and i believe that they are destiny connectors, people God places on your path to enable you soar to greater heights.

BOOKS.

I have done well in this sector. I think i have done more than 10 books which is quite commendable for me.  The books that touched me the most were; Left to Tell by immaculee ,The last black unicorn by Tiffany hardy, At peace in the light, Smart Money woman by Arese Ugwu,On Becoming and  A letter to my daughter by Maya Angelou.

These books inspired me because they were written by strong women. Women who overcame adversities to become who they are. I was inspired by At peace in the Light because of curiosity. I was curious to know what happens when someone dies, and where people who died go to.

FINANCES

 I began to be money conscious this year. I learnt about the different ways  to save and invest money. I also learnt to live within my means and be comfortable with what i have. 

I also learnt to say No. I just refused to spend my money in projects i did not believe in. I learnt to be vocal about my wants and stopped straining myself so as to be acceptable.  I am not where i want to be but i am slowly learning the ropes and bettering myself in this area.

CELEBRATIONS

I got to celebrate milestones.  This year i was honored and blessed to be able to partake in the blessings that flowed from all angles of my life. My siblings had kids,  a huge number of my girlfriends had babies this year,( its like there was a memo that i didn’t get),some moved to better houses, others traveled overseas, others got job promotions,salary increments ,others got married, some started businesses . This to me was such an incredible year. I will not be able to count all the blessings one by one as they are too much.  I believe that the more blessed my circle is, the more blessed i am. I am so proud of everyone who made it this year.

ENVISAGING 29

I have no big plans for this year. Just little steps and changes to enable me be a better person.

This year is the year i live.  Living,loving,travelling, working. The year i decide to be more thankful and mindful to my needs and the needs of others. I stop letting my age or society dictate what i should or should not do.  I want to live while i am still alive. 

This year i learn to trust God more and let His will be done. All my cares and troubles unto Him i roll.

My gratitude goes to everyone who made me have a memorable year: those who reached out whenever i needed them, those who held me with their prayers, Those who made me laugh and shed tears of joy and those who have always wished me the best of luck. I see you. I am grateful for having you in my life. Thank you for contributing to making my life a better one.

Happy birthday to someone amazing, talented, beautiful, smart, yes that’s just it, I am celebrating myself today—happy birthday to me!

Sending love and light.

Because i have been gravitating towards blac