Fancying My Fabulous Fifties (Poem)

Fancying My Fabulous Fifties

It's my time to shine, to rep my King and touch the world. #quote Click To Tweet

I used to think a person’s “fabulous fifties” was just a fancy term
A known expression-turned euphemism to escape unpleasant reality
I thought it ridiculous that middle age could be seen as such
I sneered at what I called the vanity that dreamt this up

I was never bothered about age, hardly took it to heart
I was busy fighting my battles, keeping the demons at bay
But the years flew past and here I am by the mercy of God
Can’t believe I’ve been around for half a century plus plus

I may have changed but it’s in a lovely way, I would say
I got a fuller figure, a wider smile, a softer approach to folks
I’m loving the Lord, trying to make what difference I can
And by His grace, I’m learning and growing as I do His will

So yes, there’s such a thing as a person’s fabulous fifties
It’s my time to shine, to rep my King and touch the world
The devil didn’t think I’d be here still, looking oh so good
But the Lord had plans and He always has the last say

All glory to Jehovah as I celebrate my birthday today
He’s been my Ebenezer, my ever-present help in trouble
He’s making my light to shine brighter with each new day
And He’s got me fancying my fabulous fifties no end

The enemy fought but God had plans for me and He always has the last say. #quote Click To Tweet

Ⓒ Edith Ugochi Ohaja 2017

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I am a university lecturer. I teach Mass Communication, mostly writing courses like Feature and Interpretative Writing, Magazine Article Writing and News Writing, and let’s just say I’ve been doing this for a long time. As you have probably guessed, I am a born-again Christian.

161 comments

  • I am glad that the world has been blessed by an amazing person like you for so many years! You make every day brighter with your love and warmth! You are a light to many and many young people look up to you. As you celebrate your birthday today, may the spirit of celebration never depart from you and your family again. Happy birthday, Aunty Edith!
    Happy Birthday, my finest lecturer!
    Happy Birthday to my teacher with d cutest smile!
    Happy Birthday ma’am!

  • Joe Odo

    I pray that the good Lord whom age is not a barrier for anything bless your new age with fruitful of womb, Amen.Happy many returns ma.

  • Ugwu patience

    Wow! Happy birthday Ma. May God continue to be your master-planner as you age with grace. Where is the party going to take place? because am already getting ready. Enjoy your day Ma

  • Chika Udemba

    As you add another year to your life(age) today Aunty, I wish you the very best life has to offer.I pray God continues to keep you alive to continue your good works and by his grace always make you stand out from the crowd AMEN.. Happy birthday Ma’ l love you

  • Joy

    Happy Birthday Aunty…… More grace

  • Happy birthday Ma. You have been an instrument through which God has been able to minister to us the youths. And on this special day, I pray that God will bless the works of your hands and crown all your efforts with glory. Amen! You are a conqueror Ma.

  • Nnamani Frankline Chinedu

    Woaw!!! Dis is really awesome. I wish u more successful, tremendous nd happy years ahead. In as much as u look forward to impacting ur world. Mummy congratulations. Happy birthday!

  • Kingsley Okafor

    Wow!
    May the good lord continue to bless you and the works of your hand…..i pray that God continue to keep you alive and fresh for us.
    Happy birthday ma
    #An inspiration to many#
    #Role model#
    #best teacher ever#
    # best teacher with the cutest smile#
    Age with grace ma.

    • Edith Ohaja

      Lovely,lovely compliments. Thanks a lot, Kingsley! All glory to God and His favour to you in Jesus’ name.

  • Nathalie Ukwu

    This is Beautiful! May you continue to glow brighter as you begin this new chapter of your life. I pray that the Almighty God continues to bless you and your family just as you have been a blessing to each and every one of us, Happy Birthday Aunty Edith! You are truely a beautiful work of art..Many more blessings ma.

    • Edith Ohaja

      Amen in Jesus’ name. Talking about work of art, God pulled out all the stops in fashioning you. Be sure to rep Him well, girl. You are blessed!

  • Ahuekwe Chioma

    Yippe! I am so excited as i celebrate with you today.A teacher and mother of incomparable value, u r mouthed ma. As you add anoda year to ur age today; gud health, God’s grace and plenty money will pursue you IJMN. Have lots of fun today and continue to soar higher in God’s love. Happy birthday Aunty Edith, love uuuuuu ma <3

    • Edith Ohaja

      Amen and Amen. Love you back, dearie! Youths like you make a teacher’s job easy. You will surely excel in life. Just stay close to Jesus, my dear, and you will be the envy of your mates. Cheers!

  • Fabulously fifty indeed, yet blessed with a twenties beauty and a loving heart. God is awesome!

    • Edith Ohaja

      Thanks for that lovely compliment but I’m fifty plus. Higher heights are your portion, my dear, in Jesus’ name.

  • What a lovely poem! Happy & blessed fabulous fifties! Sister Edith

  • Happy Birthday, Edith! I have to say Yes to your poem! A softer approach to people–for sure … I guess (for me, anyway) it took that long (and there’s more chipping away to go) to soften my rough edges! Praying you have a blessed year!

    • Edith Ohaja

      Oh Dianne, I’m so honoured by your visit, and yes, the Lord continues His work in us to the glory of His holy name. I pray for God’s overflowing grace on your ministry and other endeavours in Jesus’ name.

  • Eze Valentine Chibuike

    Happy Birthday Aunty

  • Franklin Agbai

    I hear people wishing others to age gracefully. But in the lane of fifties, it’s difficult to find ageing in you. This is not because you implied it in your expression but you picture says so better. Your black eyelids are still as deep black and well trimmed as those of the teenage. Your lips still full and still retaining a single stripe that symbolise happiness; your cheeks set in slight puffs that indicate balls of laughter hidden beneath. And, lack of wrinkles and your deep black hairs prove that you are wonderfully and fearfully made. I want to believe that if queens are chosen or made by these impressions, you would lead the pack! I won’t be surprised if at sixty or more your beauty did not wane!
    Meanwhile enjoy your good gifts from God. Happy birthday!!

    • Edith Ohaja

      Awwww, this is so beautifully phrased. Thank you, Franklin. But the hair is a wig oh, Lol! May God’s blessings abound upon you and your family in Jesus’ name.

  • Okoroafor ijeoma Mary

    Yes your smile got broader and and you got fuller, and God’s grace got bigger in your life. You inspire me a lot, happy Birthday to you MA.

  • Princess

    Happy birthday ma’am. God bless you for your great impact and contributions both to me and others. God keeps you, keep blessing lives. Love you!

  • Enete Sandra

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU MA….wishing you more years to come,long life and prosperity in Jesus name, Amen!..So sorry ma for wishin you this late…u re a special,kind,blessed,lovely teacher 2 us all and may u continue to grow in the lord, Amen.

  • Oparaugo shalom

    God bless you ma and may he continue to take you to greater heights. Age with grace.

  • Nkiru Amaechina

    Happy birthday ma.God bless you richly,You are really a source inspiration. Age with grace.

  • Okpe Nnedinso

    Many more years to you ma..may the good lord continue to bless you.

  • Our God who fashioned mighty mountains, arranged the tides to come and go, formed the most delicate flower- decided the world needed one of you as well!! And only one- because you are unique and special. But 50?! You are not!?

    • Edith Ohaja

      Lol, April! I’m actually more than 50 and have been for a while, that’s why I can write about enjoying my 50s. Still laughing. You made my day! And thank you for your sweet words. You’re a wonderful friend and I thank God so much for you.

  • Happy birthday in arrears Aunty! I wish you the best of God’s blessings. Age with God’s grace ma’am. Sorry, this is coming late here.

  • Okoye chidi

    U r a blessing to our generation. God bless u ma nd many more yrs ahead to u.

  • Ugwu, Chinagorom Joseph

    I would have said I feel bad to have missed your birthday, but it will be against the spirit of the celebration to do so. Am sorry, however, to have missed it. As for my belated birthday wish, My Almighty God graciously bless you, your family, your career and shield you from the devilish eyes of the enemy. May you be marooned by His Mercy and engulfed by His Love, so that You will continue to experience classical upliftments in all spheres of your life. I therefore celebrate you and with You, in this remarkable moment of your life. Wishing you a terrific celebration and fabulous fifties.

    • Edith Ohaja

      Amen and Amen. I am super grateful and pray that God place you at the right place at the right time to harvest all the blessings He’s appointed for you in Jesus’ name.

  • OZURUMBA IHEANYICHUKWU GODWIN (Ph.D)

    SHE IS A HARDWORKING WOMAN. SHE HAS A GREAT WILL-POWER AND PHYSICAL STRENGTH WHICH MOST WOMEN LACK. SHE HATES A LAZY PERSON. SHE LOOKS UNTOUCHED BY AGE. SHE IS TALL, WITH AN ELEGANT SHAPE AND AN ALERT GAIT. SHE IS BEAUTIFUL EVEN IN THIS HER FIFTIES. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THIS WOMAN OF GOD. FROM ME, I AND MYSELF OZURUMBA IHEANYICHUKWU GODWIN UR SON.

  • Happy birthday in arrears ma, wullnp and may your happiness grow with each passing day through the many many birthdays that surely are ahead of you.
    Sorry it is belated. Age with grace ma.

  • Vivian

    God is really wonderful… Even in your fifties he still keeps you pretty and lovely like you are in your early thirties.. #Smiles# I must say you are really fancying your fabulous fifties in the Lord. I know most women of your age bracket who look worn out and old but you are as pretty as ever. May the good Lord keep you shining and bubbling for him and in him…. You are a blessed woman Ma and may his love continue to hold you to see many more fabulous years ahead IJN…. AMEN…. I love you MA but God loves you the most to have kept you for me blossoming by the day….. Remain blessed!!!!

    • Edith Ohaja

      Our God is good, Vivian. He is indeed our Ebenezer. I cannot thank Him enough. All glory to His name and abundant blessings to you and yours in Jesus’ name.

  • EKWUEME VICTOR OBIORA

    ma, may the good God that brought u to this fabulous fifties endow u with the requisite wisdom that will lead u into ur sixties triumphantly. happy birthday ma.

  • Uba Chiemerie Jane

    Ma, I can’t believe that you are now in your fifties because you don’t look it. You look pretty, happy always and eager to always help young folks like me. God has been really good to you. As you impact the knowledge of God in others, so shall God impact more on you. I thank God for making me meet a lovely woman like you. Ma, you are really more than u can imagine.

    • Edith Ohaja

      Glory to our loving God! He keeps and blesses us beyond our expectations. I’m also glad to meet young people like you and the learning is mutual, my dear. God’s grace in all you do in Jesus’ name.

  • How Beautiful! Makes us aging so gracefully. Thank you for Blessing us with your poem!

  • Rita

    Beautiful poem, WOW! Loved it!

  • Love this! I agree the 50 year mark begins a season of being comfortable with who God made you to be. Enjoy your 50’s decade!

    • Edith Ohaja

      Hi Gloria! I’m actually over 50, just didn’t write about it before. Hope you and yours have been fine. You are richly blessed, dear sis, in Jesus’ name.

    • Agnes

      Your ink has flowed through every heart that came in contact with you. You are an inspiration to us all, A mother to all and sundry. May the almighty God keep you, there are many good tidings coming your way. Amen.

  • Deacon Adigun Temitope Idealism (DATI)

    I was actually surprised the first day i set my eyes on you during my first year in UNN, having been informed then that you are 50 plus. I was expecting someone older than you and probably not as beautiful as you. I will always be happy that i met you not just as a teacher but as a mother of all.
    God bless you more and more ma.

  • OZULUMBA CHIAMAKA CYNTHIA

    they say fifties is the new thirties, you’re always glowing and you’re someone i have always known to smile no matter the season. and your laughter is always joyous…Happy belated Birthday Ma…

  • Chikwado Ezeh

    According to a popular Nigerian high life singer, “let’s beg God, for us to live, grow old and grow grey hair”. this is just to tell us how wonderful, or how blessed old age is… So enjoy your old age aunty… It’s a blessing and a position everybody wishes to attain.

    • Edith Ohaja

      Whoa, hold your horses, dear fellow! I’m grateful for your good wishes but I am NOT in my old age. It’s called middle age and it can be youth if the Lord keeps you fresh. Get it? Lol!

  • 71 comments! Obviously you struck a cord! I’m far into my fabulous 60’s and fast approaching the fabulous 70’s. God is so faithful to use us at every stage of life and give us blessings along the way. Happy belated birthday!

    • Edith Ohaja

      Yes, He is, Donna! May He keep you in good health and vigour for many more decades to come in Jesus’ name.

  • UMEREMADU CHETACHUKWU ESTHER

    Really happy for you ma. I can testify on your behalf that the Lord has been faithful to you. I wish you more glorious years ahead. you will witness and enjoy in them all. Happy belated birthday!

  • Amoke chinasa

    Ma, the more the years pass, d younger u become. just like what patience ozokwo sang in her song,”am 20 years old, next year I will be 19……….,that is exactly what is happening to you. Age graciously, beautiful mummy!

  • Irumekhai Mariam

    I must confess i admire your youthful looks and carriage in your fifties. Remain stronger, cuter, and finer in the Lord ma.

  • Evans Nwawuefe

    Just as He has promised us, with long life I will bless you, God has done it over and over again. I pray for you, more grace, blessings, favour and revelation. You are an epitome to be emulated by our generation. more power to your elbow.

  • Chidinma Odigbo

    Let me just say that you are a manifestation of the goodness of God and an example to many. I rejoice with you ma, happy birthday and age with grace.

  • Nneka Orjiude

    May God help me to see my fabulous fifties. Keep glowing and burning for God ma.God bless you

    • Ezekiel Stanley

      Recollecting what you did today during the examination (announcing and performance) solidified my obvious reasons that the world has been blessed by an amazing person like you.
      Recollecting some of your expressions coated with religious undertune, “You are blessed”, “Bless you”, make every day brighter with your love and warmth! You deserve celebration today and it will never depart from you and your family. Happy birthday, Aunty Edith! Happy Birthday, my finest lecturer!

  • Ani Chidinma M

    Thank God for his grace upon you. Many more years in good health, I pray.

  • ononso akwueke

    Aunty Edith fifties fits you o! Keep enjoying your fabulous fifties, nothing do you.

  • Anioke Ebere

    Great words! I wish you more fulfilling years ahead. Thank you Ma for sharing this inspiring poem.

  • Eneje Chekwube Vitus

    I pray to God almighty to keep blessing you so that through you, others will be inspired more and more.

  • Mbah Merit

    You are worth celebrating Ma.

  • Amadi Chibuzor .J

    Many fruitful years ahead Ma.

  • Benjamin C.Nweke

    many more fabulous years ahead, maam.
    may God Almighty give you good health and more strength as you age to keep touching lives and being a mentor to the youth. Amen.

  • MADUEKE SOMTO CYNTHIA

    This is a Golden Age for you Ma and should be celebrated with so much love

  • Nwachi Peter

    May the grace of God continue to abide with you. May He continue to bless you so that you may continue to bless others. Enjoy your new age, Ma.

  • I am so happy you have reached a milestone in your life and you have so far helped most of us to aspire to do great things. WE LOVE YOU

  • Chioma Onah

    Many more years to you Ma. May you remain young at heart.

  • I really appreciate you in your fabulous fifties. As you said, you now have a broader smile which I like the most about you and also your love for God which makes you stand out. Many more years to you ma. Hip Hip Hurray!!!!!

  • Theresa

    WOW! Its actually a fancy fabulous fifties.. The soft approach to folks is what I have witnessed and I can actually testify. Its actually and truly by his mercy that you have come this far… The broader smile and the soft approach to young folks are the things that endeared you to me.. You are leaving a footprint which I wish to follow.. Ride on Ma

  • harmony

    is actually a sweet fabulous fifties and you also got that lovely smile.

  • Ugwu Chiamaka

    Your fabulous fifties, how lovely! so many would have thought of themselves as grannies at this point but you Ma, you are ever energetic. Your broad smile, your soft approach to folks and even your laughter pleases the heart. You are an epitome of God’s beauty. Looking forward to seeing more poems on your sixties, seventies, eighties and more.

  • Fifty, yet full of life and beauty. You have made a lot of impact on the lives of people that have come in contact with you: to the youths you are an inspiration; to the earth you are a blessing. Smile on, enjoy your fabulous fifties and anticipate more fabulous years.

    • Ochei Anthony Arinze

      What a lovely poem,
      I wish you happy birthday in arrears mam
      Am so sorry its coming late.
      I wish you every good things in life
      In Jesus name, Amen

  • okwor Blessing Amuche

    Ma this blog is an inspiration from above.

  • okoro nneoma anna

    wow! who would have guessed u were fifty, you look much younger. i join in thanks to God for your life and i wish you many more hale and hearty birthdays.

  • The Lord is really with you. Who would have guessed your age and guessed it correctly? Just few. With your beautiful smiles and your wonderful laughter, what a blessed child of God! May God continue to enrich you with his glory and crown all your efforts. Continue to shine, ma, because the Lord is with you. Remain blessed.

  • YES YES YES to this poem!! Love the grace, gratitude and wisdom here. I too I am 52.

  • Morgan Joy

    You have every reason to be grateful. The poem makes me feel what it would be like to fancy my fabulous fifties.

  • freedom Okpubeku

    I rejoice with u and ur family as u mark ur birthday. Ur writings are making impact. Tanx. HBD.

  • Jeremiah Chioma Juilet

    GOD BLESS YOUR AGE MA.

  • ONAH JULIET EZINNE

    Wow, sorry it came late but it doesn’t matter, what matters is the cheerfulness behind the writing, HAPPY BORN DAY MA. Thank God we have such an inspiring woman in our generation, your good deeds will never be forgotten as you are guiding us in various realms of life, so shall the almighty God bless, inspire and sustain you…

  • Victoria Nonike

    Who would have thought?! ma you look so 25 and i know its only the grace of God that can do this. may you grow from strength to strength ma, glory to glory, more wisdom and blessings bestowed on the virtuous woman. God bless you mummy!

  • YOU are beautiful in all ways and to plus it, you look amazingly and young. I pray that the light of Jesus shine on you all the days of your life.

  • Njoku Chimamaka Elizabeth

    When we walk with God he fiils our days with laughter. Even in our old age his glory radiates in us. Indeed you’re a living proof of God’s mercy and love. God bless you ma!

  • Atudume B. Chinwendu

    Ma,the hand of God is truly upon you, u are a true interpretation of the promise of God that says “Those that put there trust in the lord shall be like a tree planted by the waters and spreadeth out her root by the rivers and shall not be seen when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green and shall not be careful in the year of drought. Sincerely ma, I would want to be like you in my fifties.

  • Abugu Chinazom

    Wow!!!!!
    Fifties really?
    I want to be like you when I grow(LOL)…
    Keep living!
    Keep impacting lives!
    God bless you.

  • thelma Ideozu

    First of all, you are ageing beautifully! Secondly, as we approach yet another one of your birthdays, I pray God continues to use you as a vessel to touch young lives.

  • Eze Benjamin Oduma

    It is a thing of utmost joy to witness this, and here comes an epitome of a good and responsible-caring mother testifying the goodness of the Lord in her life at her fifties. The good works you have been doing, they speak for you, and God will keep you going so that people’s lives will continue to be impacted upon. Multiples of fruitful and impactful years ahead in Jesus name. Amen! You are actually healthier, stronger and brighter with each passing day. Happy fabulous fifties!

  • Ozoguejiofor Uche Jacinta

    Thank God for the grace and I pray I also have a fabulous 50 represent my king well .

  • Asadu Ikechukwu Valentine

    Wow! This is unbelievable. You still look as young as. Me God who has in His infinite mercy brought you this far protect and give you more wisdom to accomplish greater things on this earth.

  • Okeke Grace Amarachi

    The world is indeed blessed by a fabulous person like you. Thank you for all the lives you’ve allowed God use you to touch positively. Only heaven can reward you ma.

  • Ruth Ejims

    What a wonderful heavenly Father we’ve got who’s got our backs and whose love, mercies and care knows no end. He is indeed faithful and ‘God is good’ is not a cliché but will always be true in the good times and bad because we are certain that our father is a constant God. Woooow!!
    Years can pass so fast that we begin to wonder how it happened. However the thing is to live life to its fullest; make the impact you can make and take one day at a time as it comes.
    Also cast all your cares upon him for he care for yaa!

  • Attih Faith Etim

    Being fifty is something most older folks look up to. When my mum turned fifty, her birthday was a bash. It’s an event that hasnt left our minds. Just wondering how i will be like when I’m fifty.

  • Agwu Tochukwu Frank

    Your good work will always speak for you ma.
    You have been a blessing to many including me.
    Although you are in your middle age, you look like one at 30s lol.
    May the Almighty God bless your new age
    Happy birthday to you ma.

  • uzoma chidera

    Fabulous fifties, lol, God has been a wonderful God. As they say, age is just a number. I pray for better days ahead for you, ma, more life coming your way and more power to your elbow. Happy birthday in arrears. Waiting for another wonderful year!!

  • Igwe Joshua

    Fabulous indeed for a fabulous mummy More grace added MA. A mummy who has been a blessing to many and especially me. Although I don’t know what it looks like to be fifty buh mummy u still shine with evidence of God’s blessings around you.

  • Chukwuma Chekwube Jennifer

    I pray for better days ahead ma, you have been a blessing to me may almighty God bless your new age

  • Odo Collins Nnaemeka

    I pray for more grace,wisdom,long life and prosperity.

  • Ewurum john

    You have really changed lives, your impact amidst us is really tremendous & indispensable, thank you so much ma for such piece

  • Nwosu chinwendu favour

    you are fantastic
    Inspirational
    Fabulous
    Young at heart
    You are a source of inspiration to your generation… The world is a better place for having had you in it, wishing you many happy returns

  • Bessong Faith Ada

    You have been a blessing to many, especially the students, by impacting knowledge in us, motivating us, and showing us right ways to follow, just to be successful in life. May God grant you more grace and many more years. You are blessed ma, Looking more younger and beautiful too.

  • Chisom vincentia charles

    Wow! U’ve aged with grace, ma. Happy birthday! May you continue to shine through the second half….God bless you!

  • Oparanozie David Chidumam

    Age is merely a number, we shouldn’t allow our age to limit our productivity. Our worth are mostly what we make it and it is not dependent on a mere number

  • Ezidimma odinakachukwu oluchukwu

    Happy birthday ma’am… Though its coming late….lol. I love the way you realised that this is the moment where you touch the world and serve our king. Many gracious years ahead ma’am.

  • ifunaya chukwuemeka

    He’s your Ebenezer, your present help in times of trouble, that’s what he really is,rep your fifty plus and age gracefully..i honor and celebrate you Ma !!!!

  • Bob Charles Ngene

    (laughs) I’ve not really been a fan of old age but reading this right now got me all eager to join the fan club

    PS: We don’t need a poem to tell us how fabulous Aunty Edith is…It’s something we see everyday…Room206 can relate

  • Ezike winifred udochukwu

    lol…until now that age normally scares me…like the thought of been “”50″”,,but i feel if one has achieved a lot and has God by his side,,there is nothing to be scared of..ma God will continue to enlarge your coast and mame u a bigger ,better person and again i love your laughter ..makes me laugh hard too lol. mass com 2nd year can testify?

  • Ezekiel Stanley

    Am Happy for you Ma, time may pass but deeds remains. Your good deeds even now is speaking for you how much more the unborn generations?
    Coming in contact with your calibre is a rear privilege and I will not take it for granted. May God grace, favour follow you IJN Amen ,Heaven at last

  • Chikodi Obu

    I wish you a whole century ma! A fulfilled life is all I pray for you! Shared it so my followers on Twitter would get to know how wonderfully made you really are! ?

  • Ugwoke Jennifer

    I pray that you experience love and favour from above Ma. Wow!! fifty and you still have that wonderful figure you are one in a million ma.i wish you many more fabulous years ahead.

  • Chinelobi Treasure Oluchi

    I don’t know if it is just me, but I have observed that those who know the Lord appear young and beautiful even in old age.

  • Venessa Stephen

    The fullness of the Lord radiates all over you.You are a mother to all.You will have many more years to celebrate and more soul to touch.God be with you!!You are blessed.

  • Ossai Chidimma Linda

    More grease to your elbow and more light to your shine.

  • Ajibe Chinonye

    You look younger and beautiful for your age ma!
    I wish you a long life of fullfiment , prosperity and God’s grace.
    Enjoy your fiftees,many couldn’t see it but here you are!

  • Amuzie chioma Esther

    Happy birthday my sweet aunty,your taught is not the taught of God but God’s taught is on imaginable but what we are sure of is that, if you are in christ he will make difficult situations very very smooth and easy for you. Shine on, to God be the glory. Keep on looking onto jehovah who has the final say over your fabulous fifties.

  • Blessing Theophilus Blessing

    No end dear! Aunty, you shall see your children’s children in Jesus’s name…. Amen!

  • Emmanuel Steve Sunny

    “Fabulous Fifties”… Quite an expression. A fancy one at that, but I believe that once one has achieved all his life up to fifty and never stops repping the King, he or she will be said to be in his fabulous fifties. Cheers ma’am!

  • Goodness Rex

    God will grant you long life and prosperity, you will see your children’s children.

  • Agbodike Ogochukwu Maryclaret

    I pray that the Good Lord bless you richly for the divine work you carry out in the lives of His children.

  • Michael onyedinma

    Happy birthday MA, he Will continue to be your Ebenezer forever and ever. I wish you long life with good health.

  • Duru Joselyn Amarachi

    It is one thing to exist and it is another thing to live. When you exist, you are alive no doubt. But when one lives, he or she makes impact through their actions into the lives of others.
    I am not saying this because it is a nice thing to say, but because it is the truth. Ma, I thank God for your life for from it, lot of us are being blessed, gaining more knowledge and being stronger for our tomorrow. May God increase your years and add your heart’s desires to them. Amen.

  • Adiukwu Desire

    Dr. Edith Ohaja, you are fearfully and wonderfully made. Indeed the spirit of the Lord is upon you. When I study your write ups, I see the wisdom of Solomon. Thank God for meeting a personality like you. I love you ma

  • Menkiti Vivian

    Wow! Happy birthday Ma. May God continue to be your master-planner as you age with grace. @50 you still look 30; that is amazing… U are a pretty lady…God bless u….

  • Nwakaeze Jane

    Happy birthday ??Forget the past; look forward to the future, for the best things are yet to come.”
    “Birthdays are a new start, a fresh beginning and a time to pursue new endeavors with new goals. Move forward with confidence and courage. You are a very special person. May today and all of your days be amazing!”
    “Your birthday is the first day of another 365-day journey. Be the shining thread in the beautiful tapestry of the world to make this year the best ever. Enjoy the ride.”
    “Be happy! The day you were brought into this world to be a blessing and inspiration to the people around you! You are a wonderful person! May you be given more birthdays to fulfill all of your dreams!”

  • Emelife Assumpta M

    Happy birthday to my beautiful amiable Lecturer. A Lady full of wisdom and love, your smile is so enchanting. A woman of virtue, you are indeed worth more than gold. May God’s light always shine in your life. More fruitful years to celebrate.

  • CHUKWU MICHAEL

    May long life be bestowed upon you and your household.. because you are a chosen personality, a holy priesthood…which continually show the mercies which he deposited in us..you shall live and reign like Methuselah..He shall crown all your efforts with success. God bless you, Ma!

  • Nweze Mary Chioma

    Wow! I don’t know if this is coming late but fifty looks good on you ma. God’s goodness is expressed more in your life ma!

  • Chinenye Onoh Judith

    I missed it then in 2017 and this year too but I promise to remember it next year and be around to join you and celebrate another wonderful year in christ ahead. Either way, Happy birthday in ariance, Aunty Edith. Keep shaming the devil because you truly are a remarkable lady and God’s chosen instrument in our lives.

  • Nice poem ma,you will live to see more years

  • Makwe Covenant Nkiruka

    Wishing you the best in life. May God grant your heart desires, and bless you with prosperity,love and riches.

  • Adiele Onyedikachi

    Wow, you don’t look a day over fifty ma, there just comes a glow with it, even my mom literally began to look younger after she clocked fifty

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