I am sorry to be sending this week’s discussion late. It is due to circumstances beyond my control.
us consider something pivotal to our future.
Faithful is when someone is dedicated, someone does everything
wholeheartedly, someone is truthful to a fault. The faithful person
throws himself into the project being handled, the faithful person do
not retreat no matter how difficult the terrain is. Such people are
sticklers for great feats.
In the Yoruba culture, the
pigeon is used to symbolize faithfulness, a proverb goes thus, “Eyele
oni ba onile je, ko ba onile mu, ko wa di ojo isoro ko peyin da” meaning
the Pigeon will not feast with you and depart in the day of trouble.
A smart person is the person that wants to cheat the system, someone who
does not believe in learning the hard way. The smart person wants the
short route to success. The smart person has got a new coinage in this
era of proverbial, “enito mo way, lo mo iwe” meaning the person that
knows the way is knowledgeable. The smart person is regarded, most
times, as a cheat when caught with attached consequences. Nevertheless,
some people had gone scout-free but it is not the best, it’s risky.
faithful shows you are trustworthy, reliable and dependable. There was a
bank, while I was growing up with the slogan, big, strong and reliable;
that is who a faithful person is. However, a smart person is being
studied and one day, he could account for all his ‘smart’ deeds. A smart
person might be rich overnight but he might lose it at the dawn of a
Let’s grow together as faithful people than as smart
people. It is expected of a steward to be found faithful. The smartness
of today might demand the reputation needed for the future while the
faithfulness of today might make your name reputable.
God, help me to be faithful, I pray. What about you?
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