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Hi, my name is Chenai Mbanga! Welcome to my blog! I write to encourage, inspire and empower you in growing in your spiritual life through reflections and prose. I have been writing on this blog for 5 years now, and it has been a journey! Join me as I continue my journey toward self-actualizing.❤

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Iron Sharpens Iron





 You are different now; I don’t know how to explain it. There is something about you that has shifted. I’m not quite sure how to place it. There is a strength in you that was not there a couple of months ago. You’re still the same, but you are different. What is going on? What are you reading? Which exercise are you doing? Have you made new friends? I can't quite put my finger on it. I know you said your mind has been in a fog for a while, and things haven't been quite right. But you've encouraged me even when you couldn't encourage yourself. You listened.

 

 I admire your courage to make sense of yourself from the inside out. You make me want to be better even though I am afraid and unsure. I have watched you conquer even as you were inwardly trembling, but outwardly so, so brave. Stoic. Immoveable. I hate to admit it, but I felt judged by you once, but I misunderstood you; the wounds of a friend can be trusted but an enemy multiplies kisses. You have always been honest with me, even when it hurt, and more so when I did not want to hear it. You’ve always been consistent. I can always count on your words to be real, and frank, not to do me harm, but to wake me up and inspire me to be responsible. You bring a sense of peace in the midst of the chaos. I know that if I fall you are there to lift me up. You give me a sense of certainty I haven't felt in a while. Even in your imperfection you keep me steady. You are the same, but you are different now.

 

"Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another." |Proverbs 27:17|