Defining My Previous Years

Sorry people for not posting since, the subsidy issue scattered my posting plans, since I wanted to do the protest thing and sort out myself. Last week wasn't pretty at all for me but I am better now. Can't let the devil steal my joy, cos he didn't give it to me in the first place.

So to continue the post I was to finish last time, please, click this link in case you missed it.

After the annual stock taking, I also label the year based on how it went. Last year, I decided to do something different. I named my year, based on how I want it to be, based on what I saw that year bringing to me (also tied to the goal). Funny enough, how I named it at the beginning of the year was how it played out in reality. 
So I have done that this year again. This is a list of how some of the year was labelled based on how it actually played out in reality.

2005 – My Year of Darkness (The darkest year of my life)
Everything just went bad this year. It started badly, when they sent us away from school in January then cos some idiots burnt the DSAs house. School was rough when we got back, my Dad died, Pastor Bimbo died and so many terrible shizzles happened to me. In fact, at the end of the year, I prayed that I would never ever see such year in my life again.

2006 – My year of good beginnings.
I think it was just an okay year. I had peace of mind, school was looking good. Industrial Attachment was good and my future was generally looking bright. Nothing compared to the previous year at all

2007 – My year of Drama.
This was a mixture of very good and very bad at the same time. One minute I was blazing all A’s in my final year, the next minute, I was dealing with a terrible break up. I mean God really made me shine in this particular year but I suffered, no be small. The drama was just too much.

2008 – My year of Transition
Nothing ‘gen gen’ happened this year. It was just there, but it was a transition stage between two major phases of my life. I just took life as it came.

2009 – My year of Increase
What I actually transitioned to from 2008 manifested. I mean, the difference between my life in 2008 and 2009 was crystal clear. God just increased me, just like that.

2010 – My mirror image year.
One of my best years ever. I say mirror image cos the first half (Jan – June), which was terrible was the direct opposite of (July – Dec). I mean on June 30, my life was in a state of confusion, mess and shambles in all areas, but July 1st, life suddenly became unbelievably good. All the bad things (including an accident) happened in the first half and all the good things happened in the second half

2011 – My year of upliftment.
This is because God actually lifted me up and let everyone know that He lifted me up. I suffered some disappointments, but I counted them as nothing because they were not really important to me and my destiny. The things I really counted important, God did for me and that’s what matters, though they are material stuffs.

2012 – My year of....
As I said, I have written how I want it to be and that’s what it will be at the end of the year. Amen

To the next set of entry games,
1. Interview with Corrupy: This is sort of an animation article, where I actually had the opportunity to interview corruption and ask him some serious questions about him and Nigeria
2. Maybe...: A poem of maybe statements. Maybe this... Maybe that...
3. Waiting for your downfall: A poem about the fact that at every point of your life, some people are actually plotting your downfall and you progress actually irks them out.

So, please, vote for the one you want. If you vote for all, you vote won’t count o, lol.

When I posted the winning entry of the last entry game, I noticed from the comments that some people did not understand it. I am working on my book and it has several entries (comedy, reality, tragedy, poetry, prose, drama and loads of more things). I am therefore posting some of the sample entries on this blog as a kind of preview and to get feedback and suggestions. The entries are all ready and only the winning entry will be posted. If peradventure, the entry you voted doesn’t win, you will have the opportunity to read it in the book. I will have a couple of giveaways, so it’s still kinda fair. And if your choice did not win this time, it might win in the next set.

Let the voting begin. Thank you all for the love and support. Happy subsidy times...

29 comments

  1. 2012 shall be very fruitful for you. In Jesus Name. Amen. I told myself that it will be My Year of Unveiling. I will like to read #2: Maybe...... I hope it gets the most votes.

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    1. Amen and for you too.

      Lool. Lets see if you choice wins this time

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  2. Good one. Sometimes we undermine the value of the spoken word. Your year will be great, Amen.

    I think I'll go with no 2 too. Would like to read those maybe's...

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    1. Amen ooo. The poser of life and death really lies in the tongue

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  3. You're quite a very methodical person with the way you keep accurate account of what goes on in your life. A simple analysis shows life has got better for you since 2005, so it looks likely things will only get better this year. Let's hope it happens that way by His grace.

    I'll go for option 1, and all the best for the book.

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    1. Amen. Things will really be better for me this year in Jesus name.

      Thanks for the best wishes

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  4. I haven't really thought about it but I'm hoping 2012 will be my year 0f redefinition.

    Wishing you all the best, this year... I'll go with the maybe's {2}

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    1. I pray you get to redefine the things you want to redefine. I wish you the best also

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  5. I think it's important the way you start a year. The way you put your heart around it for it to be.
    I pray the year comes to you as you have desired, and even more.
    Best wishes!

    I think I'll go with the "maybe's" :)

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    1. Yes o. The way we place ourselves on the launching bad before diving is very important.
      I also wish you the best this year

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  6. I wish you all you wish yourself this year hun!!

    I'm voting for Interview with corrupsy? How many times can we vote?? X_X

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    1. Thanks. I wish you the same.

      Soweeee, you can only vote once.

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  7. deep down my heart,i feel that 2012 would be beautiful for me..i pray it wl b same 4 u.

    ...i'l go with the maybe's ..
    Lol @happy subsidy times.

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  8. An interview with corruption sounds interesting..I know you'll bring your unique voice to it.

    You score and define your years? Serious monitoring and evaluation Sista!! May God bless you real good this 2012...

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    1. Loool... I hope so too

      Yes I score and define my years. Thats the only way I can practically measure the progress in my life. God bless you too

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  9. May 2012 be all that you want it to be. I vote for the Maybe this Maybe that poem.

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  10. I really like what you do by reflecting on previous years. I pray this year will be amazing for you.

    My vote is interview with corruption

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  11. I vote for number one.
    Happy New Year Missy, missed seeing you around here o!!!

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    1. Awww, I have missed you too. I hope you post more regularly mow ooo.
      Happy new year

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  12. I stumbled onto your blog and just wanted to show a little blog luv!
    def enjoyed this post!!

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  13. lol @ happy subsidy times

    The God that saw you through all those trials will see you through this year and give you even better testimonies

    I vote for the maybes

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    1. Amen Amen and Amen. I pray that you have great testimonies this year too

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  14. I love how you named your years. I love the freshness I felt as I logged on to your site this evening. Please interview corruption. And may your 2012 be exactly as you have named it. Mwaah!

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  15. I really can't wait to see what this year has to offer

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  16. I'm so loving this post. Come to think about it, I've never really been a fan of 'defining years' until now. I just might imitate you and begin to look back and assign titles to my previous years.

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