My ears are open

You have been silent
For too long;
I have been longing
To hear your voice;
What mutes your voice?
Speak to me;
Open your heart
And unveil its content,
And empty it to me.
My heart yearns
To hear from you.
If love burns your heart
Let me know;
Shout it out to me.
My ears are wide open
Like an open gate.


Make your voice heard

What is your voice for
If it is not heard?
Speak out!
It is time to speak out;
Gather courage;
Don’t chew your lips
And swallow your words
When the time has come
To speak out;
Make your point;
Assert yourself;
Make your presence felt;
Let your voice be heard
Far and near.
Toss the leaves
And the grass to the left
And to the right
With only the sound
Of your voice.
You are no small person.

God’s silent voice

The Lord is speaking to you
At this moment;
Listen to His golden voice;
You will hear him
Whispering to your heart;
Like a passing breeze;
That is God’s silent voice;
He is the king of the universe;
Sweeter than the angels
He sounds;
Telling you things
That are important to hear;
Answering your cry;
All your prayers he hears;
If you listen to him
And pay attention to
What he tells you;
And obey his commands;
He will hear your cry;
And answer your prayer;
Obedience is what he wants.
It is the key that opens
God’s heart.

What is wrong with you?

What is wrong with you?
Do you know why I ask?
Because you know all
The keys to success;
And talk so much about
What to do to succeed;
You even teach people
The principle of success;
You have helped many
People succeed;
Yet,l looking at you,
It is clear, you haven’t
You don’t look like
Someone who has succeeded;
In fact,
You have not succeeded
But you are making people
What is wrong with you?
Something must be wrong;
I think its lack of action;
You have not implemented
What you know;
You know it;
But you need to put it
Into action;
Words alone won’t deliver.
You have not forgotten
What we commonly say;
The old adage which says
Action speaks
Louder than words.
Let action speak;
And you will see success;

Speak not to destroy

You have a voice,
That has power;
If you lack what to say,
Don’t talk;
Be quiet;
If you don’t have
Something edifying,
Keep your mouth shut;
Do not speak because you
Want your voice
To be heard;
Speak because
You have something to say;
Let what you say
Be what builds
Not what destroys;
Important is your voice
Let it generate good,
And promote light
Not darkness.
Speak not to destroy,
Speak to build.

How do you listen?

How do you listen to others?
How well do you listen when the
Master speaks?
Do you listen with half an ear?
Or you listen with a full ear?
How can you listen while You read?
How can you listen while You watch Television?
How can you listen while You browse?
How can you listen while You are on the phone?
Do you listen with your ears?
Or you listen with your mind?
Do you listen with your heart?
Do you listen like a believer?
Or you listen like a non-believer?
Truly, we need to listen;
And listen well;
And listen with all our heart;
We must listen with love;
We must listen with a caring ear.
We have two ears and one mouth,
To listen twice as much as we talk.
Do you want God to listen to you?
Sure, you do, when you pray;
You must, on your part, listen to God
When silently He speaks to you.
Listen to his Eternal Word,
That you may know and do his will.
That he may richly bless you.

Note: I drew inspiration to write this post from a poem by the prolific writer and psychotherapist, Abanga Marie titled could you just listen? Many thanks to Marie for this inspiration.

What you say (quote)

“It is not only

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What you say
That matters;
It is also
How you say it;
Why yo say it;
When you say it;
Where you say it
And to
Whom you say it.” (Romilia quotes)

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It is not only
What you say
That matters;
It is also
How you say it;
Why yo say it;
When you say it;
Where you say it
And to
Whom you say it. (Romilia Quotes)

God alone decides

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God has the last say.
He alone decides;
You may be the most brilliant;
You may be eloquent;
And speak like a Socrates,
A Winston Churchill,
A Martin Luther King Jr.;
A J.F. Kennedy, or Barack Obama;
But it is God who decides;
He alone has the last say;
He alone gives the victory.

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You may be the fastest runner;
You may be the most talented
Player on the field of play;
You may be the strongest boxer;
You may sing like a nightingale;
You cannot win by your power;
It is God alone
Who gives victory.
On him alone, you must depend.
In him, you must put your trust.
God alone decides.

Watch your words

How do your words
Impact those
Who listen to you?
Are they inspiring
Or dispiriting?
Do they uplift them
Or put them down?
Do they edify
Or mortify?
Your words should be inspiring,
Not dispiriting;
Your words should uplift;
Not make them downcast;
Your words should edify
Not mortify them;
Make them upbeat,
Not downbeat.
Yes, you must watch
Your words;
Watch the words you use.

What type of tongue does this?


What type of tongue:

  1. Spits out hate?
  2. Says words that deceive?
  3. Boasts about themselves?
  4. Criticizes everything that others do?
  5. Talks without ceasing?
  6. Does not give room to others to speak?
  7. Says one thing but means another?
  8. Can set fire on the house?

If you find it hard to find the answers, consult this list:

Ceaseless tongue, deceitful tongue; hateful tongue, critical tongue, boastful tongue, double tongue, explosive tongue, ceaseless tongue.

You must not answer all but answer at least one.

Frame your answer this way: the tongue that talks without ceasing is a…….

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