As I was walking down the street on a cool calm night that had a very good weather where everything seemed normal to me, and then all of a sudden the streets lights went off, and every where seemed like a a dark valley to me.
I was still a street away from my house, so I had to bring out my earphones and I plugged it into my phone. I was playing the music at the highest volume and I was trying to vibe to it just to distract myself from the fact that I was walking alone in the dark, cause deep down i was so scared and i didn’t know what else to do.
Then my mind whispered to me “The Valley of the shadow of death“……This sparked up so much fear in me that made me believe that anything could happen to me. so I decided to run, and while i was at it I ended up tripping. and my ankle got twisted.
I could’nt run again. so then I sat down, removed my earphones, and then I calmed my self down. Then the question why did the lights go off popped into my head ? And I kept asking myself why did the lights go off……....
Thinking back on the memory , I realized that at one point in life, we all pass through these dark moments which I call “The valley of the shadow of death”. Most times we try to find distractions whenever we go through this phase instead of trying to learn and see what that phase has for us.
It’s only a valley of the shadow of death, it’s not death. It won’t kill you, it’s just a process and it would pass. So stay strong and keep the faith. I’m dilligently and passionately rooting for you.
Akanbi Adebayo Elijah