Sunday, October 12, 2008
And he is gone...
I am sorry if I have not being so forthcoming in responding to Chioma's interview comments. I have being so blue lately. Being so unhappy about so many things and the king of it all came a few days ago. I lost someone. He's being gone since June 6, 2008 and I was not told till last week!
I found out by accident, as someone called to tell me about the passing of my step mother which I already knew ( mama was old) then she asked if I knew about the other death too. The other death? This took me by surprise. How? When? Why him? Yes, I know we will all die. Time and age are of no essence in so many cases but this death was as shocking to me as the passing of Pastor Bimbo Odukoya. A lot of people even believers asked God why He let pastor Bimbo Odukayo, a very viable vessel in His vineyard die untimely.
Now I have being asking why? I don't know who I am asking in particular or why I am asking. I am just in a state that word cannot describe. Yes, I called the family and when I finally got through to them, they said they did not tell me because I have being falling sick off and on for a while and they didn't not want to upset me. I am so sad, still very sad.
They are (were) twins. So identical, inseparably so. They did everything together. Before I got to know them deeply, I always wonder how to tell them apart. They grew to love God. They started a ministry that has blessed me. Though they are in my home town, I still send my tithe down. When my mother took ill before she passed away, they were there, interceeding on her behalf. They are/were so full of life. They have got purpose to lift His name above any other name. They could get a very lucrative job but they prefer serving God. They turned 40 last February. I visited home a few days before their birthday. I still saw them in thier togetherness. Dressing alike, laughing alike, loving people under thier care. I was so happy to see them.
From June up till the time I knew about his demise, I have being calling them and my other pastor that works with them. They always assure me that everyone was fine. I have being speaking with one of the twins but I never knew the other was gone! Gone! Left! Dead! Why?
He could at least stay to be 70! God could do that! But why did Evangelist Taye Ajiboye have to go so soon? How will his twin ever cope? Yes, he is coping still loving God. But I am sure his heart is bleeding. My heart is bleeding. It will continue to bleed for a long time to come.
REST IN PEACE EVANGELIST TAYE AJIBOYE. I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU ARE GONE. I DON'T KNOW WHY YOU HAVE TO GO... WHY OH WHY?!
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