Good day everyone, how have we all been these past weeks? I believe we are all fine and well.

 I am a very occupied person and this accounts for the reason why I was off for a while. Had to focus on a very important primary project but I’m done now๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ˜. 
Well, yesterday was my birthday. It marked the beginning of another year for me, so, HAPPY NEW YEAR to me๐Ÿ™‚. After all was said and done, I decided to come up with a fictional gift to myself. So… grab a popcorn, sit still and enjoy!๐Ÿ˜˜

It was very late at night. The birthday bash organised by my friends was mind blowing! I didn’t expect that much from them. God bless my friends for me. I received a whole lot of messages, calls, and gifts from well-wishers and trust me- it really made my. I felt so so special and happy. Infact, happy is an understatement… I was joyous ๐Ÿ˜€. 

The party has finally come to  an end now and all my friends and visitors have gone and I am finally left alone in my room adorned with purple flowers(courtesy: mom). I really cannot wait till tomorrow to open up my gifts. Or maybe I should wait to open it in the presence of my siblings. But I am too excited I don’t think I can wait anymore. My hands picked up what looked like a tiny package: a friendship note and a wristwatch from Emmanuel… Awnn. I picked up another gift: a black gown from my bestfriend with a note that says ‘please grow more sense this year‘๐Ÿ˜‚. A pack of chocolates and a friendship band from my sister. A silver heels from Simi..wow. A book written by Kenneth Hagin, a bunch of Nora Robert’s new series, and a juice pack from Mason. Double wow. A Caribbean skirt from Dad. Looks oversized though๐Ÿ˜‚. A teddy bear and silver chain from my brother. I expected more. A top and a pink chocker from  Lola.๐Ÿ˜ The biggest gift of all was from Mom: a dress, three packs of chocolates, a gold fancy bag, and two books on how to find the right partner. Really

I closed my eyes in an attempt to sleep then a question popped in my head: ‘have you thanked God yet for His gift ?’ What gift? I asked within me. I started looking all around to see if there was an hidden gift somewhere. Seeing nothing, I sat on my bed and closed my eyes to think of what the gift could possibly be. Did someone give me a gift during the party that I don’t know of? What could the gift possibly be? A book? My favourite food? Or…- Yes! Oh my God! How could I have forgotten? I said to myself. Truly, I received a very important gift. It’s the most beautiful gift I have ever had in my entire life. Guess who gave me those gifts๐Ÿ˜€. God. Yes God. He gave me His love. It is the biggest gift I can ever hope for. He also gave me the gifts of life, good health, a wonderful family, good friends, happiness, and above all, the gift of forgiveness. 

I immediately went down on my knees and thanked Him for a life well spent. Despite the pandemonium happening all around me, I am still alive, hale, hearty, and living a good life. It’s not the best life yet, but it’s worth every bit of it!

๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ Y’all enjoyed the story right?? Once again, Happy New Year to me!! The best gift I can receive from you who are reading this are your comments, likes and shares. As y’all go about your various duties this week and the next, do not forget to thank God at every point for His gift of life to you. Being alive is enough motivation for you to make waves and be impactful.

Thank you!

           @Dapos Musings.



Published by Dayyborah

I am an avid lover of the arts. I am also a writer, editor, and content creator.

9 thoughts on “HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  1. What a delightful fiction! Very interesting. You know you can’t beat me to it ๐Ÿ˜
    You may be Chinua Achebe in the making, but I’m already the poetic Dennis Brutus ๐Ÿ˜
    Creativity in the family ๐Ÿ‘
    Ride on…..

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