Ifeanyi was a player, with no plans to settle down, until he met the Church girl. He never really fancied the religious kind. They were always too frigid and self-righteous for his liking. But there was something about Mary…
The first time he laid eyes on her beauty was during registration for Nigerian Youth Service Corps (NYSC). He hadn’t said anything to her at the time, but he took note of the fact that they would be going to the same camp at Iseyin in Oyo State. He had smiled to himself that he would make his move then.
But to his surprise, Mary did not take notice of him or fall for his charms!!! That was the first! He could always get the ladies to swoon with just a flash of his pearly white teeth! And if that didn’t do the trick, his perfected British accent, from his brief stint in London, usually sealed the deal.
His friend, Chuka, saw him one day passing repeated glances at Mary. “O Boy, virgin Mary no be it oh!” he mocked.
Ifeanyi shrugged. “I don’t care,” he responded. “She’s not it, but the chase is sweeter with a fast prey!”
Read more at http://blog.ufuomaee.org/the-church-girl/
The Church Girl – The Book is based on this original story, with a twist, and then some. It is a lesson-packed story about a love that was destined, but tried in every way. Mary and Ifeanyi must learn that in order to live, they must first die to self, as their love and faith is tested through many trials and temptations. Follow this roller-coaster ride about a love that overcomes all, that will grow your faith, or lead you to the One who holds the keys of Life…
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