The Blogger Recognition Award (10/10/17)

Hello, dearest friends! My blog has been blessed once again with another award yesterday. Praise the Lord, our God. He has His identifiable way of making me feel loved and valued.

I would like extend my sincerest appreciation to Gail Brookshire of gaillovesgod for nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award. I am deeply moved and honoured to receive an award especially from a great woman like her. She has an immeasurable love for God, our creator and protector, which is fully manifested in her amazing blog. If there’s one thing she wants you to know, that is God loves you! Even if you don’t know Him or love Him yet. He loves you!

Congratulations on your award, Gail! You’re truly praiseworthy. May you keep on touching people’s lives through your inspirational blog. I’m too grateful that you’ve uplifted my spirit in so many ways. May you also continue to be His instrument of spreading the good words. Thank you so much, Gail. God truly loves you!

The Rules

  1. Write a post to show your award
  2. Give a brief story of how your blog started
  3. Give two pieces of advice for new bloggers
  4. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog
  5. Select fifteen or fewer other bloggers you want to give the award

About My Blog

I have shared in this blog post, Chased by the Waves, how and why I started a blog. Just check out the link.

My Advice:

  1. Write not to impress but to express.

If it works to me then it will definitely work to thousands out there who struggle expressing themselves. Basically, when you try to impress, your actions and speech become stifled. Every word or sentence has to be likable to those persons you are trying to impress. When everything fails, you become disheartened and unresponsive. The truth is, if you won’t deviate from it, you will be permanently stuck in a continuous cycle of disappointments.

  1. Interact with bloggers.

WordPress is such a wonderful avenue where you can share your predilection in writing. Another good thing is, you are surrounded by people with rich ideas and experiences. Grow with them. Follow blogs which you think are valuable and can help you discover your self- worth. Learn to interact through giving substantial feedbacks. Of course, you’ll not do it to just increase your views or build readership. Rather, you’ll humbly do it to let them know how they affect you. More often than not, positive feedbacks can somehow uplift a person’s crumbling spirit.

Remember, impressing is different from inspiring. Make sure that your purpose is clear.

The Nominees:

  1. Life,more than existence!
  2. Life With LaToya
  3. One Woman’s Quest
  4. Lillie-Put
  5. InspireHigh
  6. Life Swags
  7. The Perks of being Differet
  8. !nsight
  9. just Becoming…
  10. Thought Spark

Congratulations to all the nominees! Please don’t feel rushed or obligated to answer the post instantly. Take your time. I just want the world know how marvelous your blogs are. Keep on inspiring people. God loves you!







42 thoughts on “The Blogger Recognition Award (10/10/17)”

  1. Praise the dear Lord! Congrats, Lebana, on your award! The words are perfectly fitting.. a blogger being recognized for their blog! I love reading your personal expressions, soaked with God’s personal touch. And I love how you answered this award. Especially the advice for new bloggers. “impressing is different from inspiring”. You are absolutely right!
    And for the overwhelming loving words the Lord so loving spoke through you… I am speechless. I literally had to take time aside before I could reply. I am so in awe of the testimony He is allowing me have, and yet I want to make sure it is all His praise! which your words do! It is all about letting others know that God loves them! ❤ I am so grateful more than I could ever say for how He loves me. He makes it all worth while. And He has given me fellow family of God write here on WordPress! God loves you and me both, Sister! ❤
    PS… Congrats to all your nominees too! God loves each one of you!

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    1. Wow!I was surprised with how you reacted with my post.You never failed to amaze and inspire me,Gail.You’re such an angel sent by Him.And I’m more than thankful for knowing you,His wonderful gift to me.Through your loving words and gestures,I’m now more motivated to write with a purpose of pleasing Him.I’m so in love,Gail.I love Him more than ever.God loves us.And that’s what matters now!
      Your dearest sister,Lebana

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    1. You’re much welcome,and congratulations!You deserve the award.I found value in your blog,and other bloggers should really check it out.Actually,I’ve tried to follow your blog several times and until now I was unable to really add it.Just don’t know what’s the problem.Please keep writing and inspiring people!God bless you!

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      1. Thanks very much. I really appreciate your kind words. I can honestly say the same about your blog.
        It’s strange, I do have you as a follower on my list. Perhaps if I remove you and then you can try clicking ‘follow’ again?

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  2. Congrats! I love your feedback. I think we can easily get caught up in self promoting. I’ve really just started reading your blog but I love it so far! Keep up the wonderful work!


    1. I’m proud of you,lovely girl!I’m just overwhelmed with your words.You made my cup overflow with joy and gratitude.Many thanks!
      BTW,I just loved how you answered the questions.Clap!Clap!Plus the inspirational advice!
      Remember,I’ll always be here for you.


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