At one time or another, every human being experiences turbulence of life and while some achieve total victory in such situations, others struggle to survive.


Toke Makinwa, an OAP at Rhythm 93.7FM, recently shared on her Instagram page, details of a difficult phase in her life.

“You never know how strong you are until you are tested and tried. I used to underestimate myself, I would usually speak myself out of doing things, the voice of fear was so loud till what I feared the most happened to me (like Job) and In my confusion and fear, not knowing what next, I had to learn the hard way but thru it all I found a new me, a girl I didn’t know existed and it’s been really fun getting to know her.”

“I remember when I moved into my new flat, I didn’t know how I would make it thru but God was there before me. Each time I tried to settle I felt I was insulting God; did I create myself? Do I not trust him? Is his grace not sufficient?


“And true to his word, he’s always looked out for this little girl and each time I ask myself how did I come this far, how am I able to stand? Pay bills, thrive and not just survive; I feel so much comfort and I confront my fears about going further”.

Makinwa acknowledged the ‘God’ factor in her dealings, noting that encumbrances can always be surmounted by His grace.

“I’m all grown. I will get by and by his grace my testimony will be complete. Life happens; life doesn’t stop so when next you are faced with “how will I do this?”


“Think if he brought me to it, his grace is sufficient to take me thru it and I will come out on the other side. Just like Job, (job had in the end much more than he lost in the beginning) my season of restoration will come”.

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