Chinyere Monye Written by Chinyere Monye · 2 min read >



The movie started with Lola the little daughter of Sade and Francis asking my mom if they can go to church after been absent for two months.Her mom agrees to the excitement of her daughter and her husband. Sade complained of her husband giving money to beggars on the street.

During the church service, the pastor preaches on need to listen to God’s calling. According to him every single one of us is being called by God. When we feel like we can’t be used that is when God chooses to  use us. “Madam, God is calling you”, the pastor says facing Sade.

Sade leaves the church with her family while complaining that pastors are only after money. Subsequently, Sade reflects the character of a woman who abuses drugs and whose faith in God is shaking. Sade’s husband is also being berated by his parents for not visiting the village since he got married to his daughter of his boss.

Sade was surrounded by friends who are always there for her. However, one of her friends battled with a cheating husband. She constantly complains about her husband to Sade and their other friend. During  their conversation ,they laugh and relief themselves of the burden of their hearts.

 During  one of her conversations with her friend. Sade leaves her house as she stepped out to receive the call. At this point, her little daughter Lola puts on the gas cooker in the process of trying to make lunch for her family. As soon as she struck the matches the whole building caught fire.

It got to a stage where Sade exhibited anger and rage because she lost her only daughter in that unfortunate incident. Sade kept having calls from God during the funeral. The calls kept coming and it started to drive her crazy. Francis blamed her for the death of their child because of her behavior. She was frustrated that she decided to commit suicide. She dares God to prove himself and save her if He is truly the one.

God proves himself faithful to her even after she threw herself over the bridge. For saving her life,she believed that God was truly calling her. However, her husband disagrees of his wife’s decision to go on a missionary journey. She visits her daughter grave to seek for God’s strength.

Francis finally decides to follow Sade on her mission after she was hospitalized. Sade father refuses her and Francis decision to go on their missionary.

Hence,he went to the home of his son in-law. Francis’ parent  disagree with Sade’s father in his desire for them to follow him to the city to persuade their children. He sleeps outside until they follow him. In the morning, an angel appeared to him and gives him a brief chronicle of his. The angel healed his leg by restoring it back to its previous state as it was amputated during the civil war.

Francis’ parents finally agreed to follow Sade’s father to Lagos along with their kinsmen. A prayer is said for Sade who is already pregnant and Francis as they begin their journey to obey God’s calling other events also unfold before the end of the movie.

God can use anybody

Sade was never dedicated to Christ. She did drugs but God still used her. This shows that God can use anyone he chooses.

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