When I was still single, I had this boyfriend. The relationship was still young, and he knows how to play drums. So, he decided to visit our church and help us out with a program we were organizing. I was the youth leader then. This young man was in church when a guest minister
came, he walked towards me during ministration, put his hands on my head, and said that I would get married to a very great man. After the service, my then-boyfriend was very sad. Oga, what is the matter, he said that he wouldn't be my husband because he wasn't a great man. I was
dumbstruck for a few seconds, then I responded; 'why would you look down on yourself like that? This is a prophecy saying I will marry a great man, I am already a great woman and I am a kingmaker. Automatically, any man that gets married to me will be great. I don't need a
prophecy to know that. Greatness is a potential we all have inside of us, the only difference is our willingness and drive to harness it'. I tried to make him see himself in a different light that day, although we broke up not quite long after that for compatibility issues.
I always say this, money and sex are not values you bring to the table. A lot of values you bring might not be physical. When I married my husband, I spent time telling him how great and talented he is. I don't use any discouraging words. I would encourage him with positive
confessions, worship him with my mouth. Be his biggest fan and push him to achieve that thing he is aiming at. I will wait at home for results when he gets back, and no matter the outcomes, I never allow any negativity spew from my mouth. He does the same for me, at times I feel
that he overhypes me. Some of these are unique values you bring to the table. Our union has built me in areas I can't imagine and we are still building each other. You can do much more for that man than you give yourself credit for, you can be a backbone to that woman,
not just giving her money all the time. Make yourself important, be a shoulder, an ear, etc. Don't just fill your lives with sex and money while you cant hold up conversations without looking for topics in 10mins. These are silent killers, be intentional!

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