Inward Growth


To: My sister and Father

I’ve been feeling empty. Maybe it’s because I’ve fallen into the rhythm of summer; many friends are gone for the summer and it might just be a sort of loneliness. Though mostly, I have been spiritually dry – unmotivated, uninspired, negative… until yesterday.

Out of the blue, a guy from my college church group challenged us to read the New Testament. Goal: to read the New Testament by August 25 (start of the school year).

I thought about it for a good minute… NOPE. “Is this kid crazy? We have so many things to do between now and then. Why should I do it? It’s not like anyone else is gonna do it either.”

Many of these negative thoughts came to me instantly and I didn’t consider it through prayer or think about why this challenge would be beneficial. I quickly disregarded the message and…

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Kofoworola Awojobi

Kofoworola Awojobi was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, where he currently lives. A medical doctor, he had always tended towards getting more atuned to the hidden truths that defines our very existence. He follows world politics avidly in a manner acompanied by self-reflection.

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