Thankful Thursdays – the G edition

Did anyone notice that our very own aloted babe issued a challenge and then she herself hasn’t done it yet? I think she mentioned somewhere that she’d do it next week, sha, but I still had to make sure she knows that I noticed her slacker ways. However, I bet she’s one of those people whose general cuteness lets her get away with anything and everything!

Anyway, her challenge was to name things that you’re thankful for this week that begin with the letter of your “name”, so in my case, G. This is not going to be easy.

I am thankful for the generosity of my family and friends. From buying me my favourite donut (I know, this ijekuje must stop!) and a warm drink to giving me a coffee table and spare vacuum to taking the time to listen to me panic on the phone and giving excellent advice, to wanting to help me get fully settled my place, my friends and family have really been there for me and I appreciate it.

And of course, I’m thankful for God, namely his existence. I was talking to one of the men I never dated a few hours ago, and he’ll be getting married in a few weeks. He has such faith in God, believes so strongly and also steps out of his comfort zone (for example moving across the country to pursue a job best suited to his education). He does his part and trusts things to work out. It honestly seems as if he never wavers, while I’m always wavering and not trusting with everything in my heart. One day I’ll get to that level I hope. It would sure ease the anxiety that threatens to disrupt my peace.

I’m thankful for (the blog) because I have met so many wonderful bloggers and non-bloggers through it. I’d love to meet some of these people in person though!

Hmm, this is harder than I thought! Instead of putting random things that start with the letter G that I might be grateful for, I’ll instead think on it and see if anything else comes to mind.

17 thoughts on “Thankful Thursdays – the G edition

  1. Amen to that o!

    It is well…how have you been o jare?

    Its been a little while

  2. Yes o! I'm still working on my own "E" post. lol!

    Family and friends, when you've got the king that have got your back then it's a lot easier the rest of the way.

    I'm grateful for my family too!

  3. ohh, I am about to do my own post! It's going to be hard! Great try and I agree, why hasn't Aloted done it yet? bad girl!

  4. It really isn't as easy as it seems…Thankful for Good Naija Girl..Both the Blog,and the Individual!

    Have a Lovely weekend..

  5. a lot of the bloggers in London have met each other. in fact i know they are hanging out this coming weekend. But there's always a but in some cases. :)

  6. Well you tried using the letter G

    lol @ ijekuje…im assumming that means sweet tooth or something along that line

    Im thankful for you too and btw have a fab weekend

  7. Hehehe…ok o…you have tried…we thank baba God. And me I am thankful for GNG the person!

    And yes o aloted hasn’t done it..see who posed the challenge! lol

  8. hehehe abeg make u na no vex o…i will put mine up week…lol

    ehm sista u only named three G things o..not allowed…but i like that u want to be diligent about it..

    meanwhile enuff with the ijekuje i don tell u ;)

  9. â–ºNaijaBabe

    It has been a while! I hope you are well :)


    Thank you muchly…have a beautiful weekend also!


    hehe…all the best with your E post.

  10. I haven't been able to pull my own thankful post too…i mean…will i talk about Sausages, or Savages or Seashells?


    Donuts…i am hungry

  11. â–ºAdaeze

    I loved your post, like I commented.


    Thank you for your lovely words and do have a good weekend too (it's nearly over at this point)!


    And I am thankful for you, Writefreak :)

    We will have to put some pressure on our aloted babe to post her own thankful list.


    I do so envy the London bloggers and their meetings. I remember I was on a Nigerian forum that had a lot of UK members and they all met each other too.


    You're right: ijekuje is basically junkfood, and in my case it's sweets that get me! God help me! :)

    Thanks for your kind words and I hope your weekend was good too.

    â–ºDanny BaGucci


    â–ºfunms-the rebirth

    Ah, grace is a great one. God's grace is truly a gift.


    hehee…something tells me you would have come up with something interesting!


    Thanks for commiserating with me!


    I will check next week o…don't let us down!

    I need you to come and remove all access to ijekuje from me.


    You have been slacking sha with your thankful posts. lol being thankful for savages!

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