Miyebi and Osas had prayed and fasted hard inorder to gain God’s forgiveness. Last
Sunday in church, his father who ministered at the service had asked everyone
in church if they wanted to re-commit themselves to the Lord especially those
who were born-again and felt weighed down by a particular sin or sins of some sort.
It was as if Osas’s father knew his son had erred because he kept talking about
God’s ability to wipe sins till they are as white as snow. Osas was worried, he
had wanted to get up but everyone’s eyes were open, they would see him walk to
the center of the church and kneel down while his father prayed for him and his
parents too would not be oblivious to the fact. And knowing them too well, he
was so sure that they would want to know his sins even though it is between him
and God. He could imagine his parents voices after his ‘surrendering’ at the altar, when they were alone with him.
what went wrong? We thought you were strong with Christ. We would like you to
know that we are a representation of Christ here on earth especially as your
parents. Whatever your sins are, feel free to discuss them with us.” They
they knew the mind of God and he wasn’t too comfortable with that.
to brush his mouth in his bathroom, he was brushing vigorously when he heard
his phone ring. He quickly rinsed his mouth and went to the bed were he had
dropped it and picked it up. Lo and behold, it was Miyebi. He felt the heat
fill his body again and trying hard to envision his holy art thou mother instead
of Miyebi’s body, he answered the call.
maybe I’ll come over to your place…I mean…we could see at a fast food by late
trouble?” Osas asked in worry.
Miyebi burst into tears.
on his back on the bed, ‘doesn’t God truly forgive sins? I said I was sorry didn’t
I?’ He thought to himself.
everything…you came to my house and we had sex…”
virgin and you are the only guy who has seen my panties…what else could have
caused a pregnancy? The Immaculate Conception? Being a pastor’s son, you should know that it’s not
possible for Jesus to come into the world twice as a baby.” Miyebi insisted.
there’s no denying it okay!”
is around.” Miyebi said quietly and hung up.
and to the ground, he placed his palms over his face and cried.
school, the corn seller had as usual brought her sweet-corn to the delight of
taken a liking to you, you know and he would be sad if you don’t come.”
weekend …” Frieda supplied.
have never ventured far to the outskirts of Lagos without my parents before…ever.”
you’ll ever get in your entire life since you are a pastor’s daughter. You’ll
grow up and your daddy will find you a good pastor guy to get married to and
you will bear religious children. This is the only time you can let go of
everything and enjoy life. My uncle is taking us to one of the best private
beaches in Lagos for a weekend and the whole trip is financed by him. He bought
you a brand new phone and a Beats by Dre headphone plus beautiful clothes. You
owe him big time!” Frieda said and stormed off.
apologizing along the way.
to Jibo’s tutorial on the maths subject and half-day dreaming about him. She had skipped school that day due to
poor health and was so happy to have Jibo around. He had been teaching her for
the past two hours and her watch indicated that the time was almost three pm,
which means that her big-headed brother, Sesan, was on his way back from school
and she really wanted to get a little romantic before he came back home.
and crouched low to lift her feet gently into his palms.
on television, ‘My heart beats for Lola’, she smiled and visualized him kissing
her feet and caressing it, so she moaned.
should get some rest. We’ll continue our lessons tomorrow.”
said, desperate that he stays.
to look down from the balcony railing. He waves at someone downstairs and
smiles sweetly. “I’ll be right down.” He says and hangs up.
So, you’ll have company…” Jibo started.
try to make my life miserable. Can I stay with you at your house?”
sandals and shouted a quick word to the maid that she’ll be back soon and they
hottest girl on the planet, standing beside one of the cars downstairs and
waiting. She had a very long weave on her head and it was dyed in mermaid hue. The girl was beautifully dressed in a slogan crop top which read ‘Wild & Free’, and a black leather skirt which she paired with high-tops, her pink lips widened into a smile as soon as she saw Jibo.
arms. As soon as the hug was over, she turned to regard Abigail.
ready to sit in your house all day today…”
favour to ask…” Jibo said.
though she was a child.
eighteen…how old is she?”
went ahead to pull Shedrach into his arms and gaze lovingly into her eyes.
Osas was nowhere to be found and even after her parents long inquires of his
whereabouts, she remained mum because she actually had no idea of where he was.
She was busy, thinking about her trip with Frieda and her uncle, she actually didn’t
want to miss it. She was about to tell her parents a lie about having to spend
the weekend at Frieda’s house for some weird reason when her father cleared his
throat and spoke up.
week, we have a national Christian conference at Abuja and it will run through the
check and pretended as though she didn’t want to see them go.
that the two of you are big enough to take good care of yourselves while we are
away. Agnes the help would have stayed during the weekend but her sister is
sick so she has to travel. We will be back on Sunday evening. Make sure
that you children don’t miss church.” Her mother said in a stern voice.
around the corner.” Her father said. Isi was so happy, she smiled silently and quickly rushed her
food then excused herself. As soon as she got to her room, she brought out her
phone from where she had hidden it and called Frieda.
the weekend?” She screamed.