The November Happiness Challenge

Day 11: The November Happiness Challenge 2020

November 11, 2020


My “Sister Dammy” or “Dada” as F calls her. She is my sister through and through, and this post is me letting you guys know how important she is to me.


If you followed my pregnancy story, you’d have seen the honorary mention I gave her. How she was present in the early days of my pregnancy and offering the best kind of support. How she never got tired of my constant throwing up and complaints of unease, and how she offered herself to be the Nurse, cook, home tender and more. You would rarely know that she isn’t my biological sister, but a sister that God blessed me with through marriage.


Even after she had to leave for school, she would call me from time to time to be sure I was doing okay, and would keep encouraging me to hang in there. She made sure to round up quickly in school and return to me in time to be present for the birth of Fareedah, our baby. Before and after the birth, she was present in every way and made her mark seen. Everyone who came around didn’t leave without giving good remarks about her.


I take pride in the fact that I can always count on her, I mean, this is someone who was there all through my time in the labour room, someone who wept because I was in pain, someone who called her own brother to let him know how in pain I was and how nothing must happen to me😂. She is very pure, and God really showered His mercies on me by blessing me with her. I vibe with her heavily.


She caters to Fareedah like she birthed her herself. She is always up and doing, and we share the most intimate conversations. I tell her everything and she does same, this level of trust was built over time and it can only grow stronger. Our bond is such that cannot be explained, because I sincerely consider her my blood, and I tell anyone who cares to listen how much I cherish her. We gist, laugh, cry, play dress up, take photos, give advice and more to each other.

A visual representation of the happiness we give each other


You know how you are always at peace and at ease because you have someone who is readily willing to help and offers support for every situation? Yes, that is how it is with her. She is one of those people I want to spoil very much with good things of life, and I pray that God blesses me enough to do this. I pray that God grants her beneficial desires, and that He also blesses her with people who would always come through for her even more than she does for me.


Today, we are going to pick our notes or phones and write out a minimum of five things that we are grateful for. Just start writing, you’d be amazed that you would even get to twenty. There is always so much to be thankful for and even in the middle of a down time, we’d realize that there are still reasons to be grateful. So, make it a gratitude exercise and note down all the things that indeed make you thankful.


I’ll be back. OBA.

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10 Comments

  • Reply Titilayo November 11, 2020 at 9:40 am

    Awwwwwnnnn I was just blushing all through as if the write up was about me and that’s because I could relate with it, I can actually testify Damilola is a beautiful soul. God bless your soul Rhamat. Continue being you.

  • Reply Rhamaa November 11, 2020 at 9:49 am

    Aww
    My woman, being blushing since
    Thanks for taking me like yours,
    Thanks for all you do for me
    You’ve been nothing but amazing
    The way you care for me
    I know I can’t thank you enough
    May Almighty Allah bless you and grant your heart desires
    I love you always❤️❤️

  • Reply Oluwaseun November 11, 2020 at 10:18 am

    Aww! I smiled reading this, its so beautiful to see the kind of bond you both share.
    May your relationship continue to flourish and grow stronger. Ameen!

  • Reply Mrs Busari Titilayo T November 11, 2020 at 11:11 am

    Oluwadamilola as the name implies, God really blessed me with you.You are God sent.An awesome being I can proudly call mine. You’re so precious to us all Aduke mi.
    Wafiregbare o.Love you loads darling. May Allah bless and grant your heart desires.

  • Reply Olajumoke November 11, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    Sister Dami of life!

    The best of words wouldn’t suffice in describing her, but we’ll “manage” them, still.
    Thank you for breaking the stereotypes and showing us what genuine love and concern is.

    The warning she gave her brother cracks me up each time😀😀😀

    May God continually strengthen your bond and bountifully reward her kind acts.

    Now, let’s get to today’s challenge…

  • Reply Hauwa November 11, 2020 at 1:35 pm

    Aww! I can never get tired of hearing how nice she is to you. Thanks a lot, sis. May Allah swt reward you abundantly.🙏🤗🤗

  • Reply Toyin November 11, 2020 at 5:06 pm

    Such a beautiful soul you are Rahma, when you need one person, thousands will rise in your favour. Amen

  • Reply Kawthar November 12, 2020 at 11:59 am

    Sister Damiii, such an amazing soul. May the good Lord reward your kind heart. Keep being awesome.

  • Reply Bookie November 12, 2020 at 8:20 pm

    God Bless Sister Dami!!! I liked her from the moment I read about her in your pregnancy/labour story. I love the bond you both share as well, very admirable! ❤️

  • Reply Ameenah Alabi November 14, 2020 at 10:13 am

    Awww🥰🥰🥰 …..such a sweet soul.
    May God bless you Oluwadamilola and grant you that which will be beneficial for you and thank you for being there for Omotolanie.

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