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I Am Becominig…

I Am Becominig…

Beauty, Fashion, Travels, Unfiltered

For a while now, I have been meaning to take a professional profile picture of me but for some reason it didn’t happen until last week and finally got the pictures yesterday… The first thing that came to mind on seeing the pictures was “whaoooo… Is this me?” all I could see is growth!!! which by the way I rarely see (I can be overly hard on myself sometimes), how far God has brought me, and how I am Becoming all that He will have me become gradually.

I am Becoming

The pictures also reminded me of my very first day in fashion school, I remember going back home with tears in my eyes, telling my husband I can’t do it… He asked why? I told him I struggled with the machine, whilst everyone in my class was doing so well. So, He said to me, you didn’t go to class for everyone else, you went for yourself. So, ignore what everyone else is doing and go at your own pace…

Omolara Teshola

Let me give you a little background: when I started the fashion side of my business, I only had tailors, who helped bring my ideas to reality. Whenever the thought of learning came to mind, there’s always this fear and voice of doubt saying, it was too difficult and don’t think I can learn. And for some reason, I think it was the same voice playing with my head, but thank God for Hubs, who told me He believed in me and I can do it, all I needed was to focus on me! and enjoy the process.

I am Becoming

Later that night, the Chief Encouragement Officer and I had our father-daughter discussion, and reminded me of the conversation we had years back, when he was revealing my purpose, ministry and career and mentioned I was going to be doing makeup and fashion. My response then was like, I don’t know jack about beauty or fashion, then He said to me: you are not going to be doing it alone, the trinity is with you and the holy spirit will teach you all things. I remember back then, that after this conversation, I changed my personal message on my Nokia 3310 phone to Trin’I which means “Trinity and I” just to serve as a reminder for days like my first day in fashion school when I DOUBT AND DON’T BELIEVE IN MYSELF.

ย Just in case you are wondering why all this epistle on top pictureย ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†ย I just feel strongly to say to someone, you are on the right path, and Yes You Can and You are a Super Star. The journey might not be an easy one, but know that One with God is a winner!!! So, you forge ahead with a winning mentality. On becoming all that you are created to be, don’t look at where others are, focus on your path, because no two journeys are the same no matter how alike they look.

No one is a failure, we only feel like one, when we begin to compare our journey with that of others. You remember my first day at fashion school? what I didn’t know was that, the people I was comparing myself with had years of sewing experienceย ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ™„ย and here I was thinking of quitting! Today, I do not only know how to sew, I train and coach people on fashion design and sewing.

I sincerely hope this post helps you. If it does, please don’t forget to Like, Comment and Share

Pictures Taken By: @5-12Imaging

Till my next post; Stay Believing

Put God in charge of your work, then what you’ve planned will take place. Proverbs 16:3




  1. Dinene
    July 19, 2017 at 9:04 pm

    beautiful post, I needed it. Send me these pics make I update my FB profile, kudos to the photographer and yes honey you will make it very far with the heart of gold you have.

    • LaraTESHOLA
      July 20, 2017 at 9:32 am

      awwwww… I am glad ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป Sending the pictures right away ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ AMEN Sis and you too ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

    • Oghome Emembo
      July 20, 2017 at 12:04 pm

      Spot on darling๐Ÿ‘Œ!…Power belongs to God!

    • LaraTESHOLA
      July 20, 2017 at 12:17 pm

      Sis ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ Yes oooo… All Power belongs to him

  2. Toyin
    July 20, 2017 at 9:19 am

    Hmmmm very insightful, sometimes those voices play with us to see how strong we can be and how persistent we are on achieving and fulfilling Gods purpose. Proud of you Sis and pray this is the least men will see of you.

    • LaraTESHOLA
      July 20, 2017 at 9:28 am

      AMEN!!! And you too sis… Yes ooo, those voices have a way of playing into our fears.

  3. Olutosin
    July 20, 2017 at 9:23 am

    Lovely write up. You look fab as always #sideeye

    • LaraTESHOLA
      July 20, 2017 at 9:26 am

      Awwww Boo… but you know I give you more *sideeye* right ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†. Love you girl ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

  4. Ogbene
    July 20, 2017 at 6:47 pm

    Great piecentre babe….I remember when I was down depressed and we spoke, can still remember the encouragement. …..reading the story brought it all back and told me to stay focused. To my mentor…..plenty gbosas. To my Bro. …great one Tesh. ….To The Holy Trinity’s. …..all the gbosas. Much love

    • LaraTESHOLA
      July 21, 2017 at 9:17 am

      Awww… Thank you sis ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ God bless you richly and cause the works of your hand to prosper.

  5. Josyamaka
    July 22, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    Wow! Thanks Lara for this write up… it Spoke to me directly.

    I left a job(real estate )of 10years that pays both salary and commission to pursue fashion but on enrolling into fashion school ,it looked I made a mistake, just barely 2months into it though.
    Your stories inspire me, gives me the “go girl!! You can make it, just believe in yourself”.

    Thanks babes, keep going bigger and stronger. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ God bless you more.

    • LaraTESHOLA
      July 22, 2017 at 1:38 pm

      Awwwww… Josephine, Thank you for sharing. I really appreciate this ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ And I cannot wait to come and eat graduation jollof rice ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†

  6. bolade adebayo
    July 31, 2017 at 10:07 am

    You look super super duper!!!! I’m inspired. I always thought you came out of the womb a fashion and beauty pro oh! oh wow! keep soaring Ma.

    • LaraTESHOLA
      August 1, 2017 at 3:50 pm

      Haaaahhhaaahhhhaaaahhhaahahhahahahhha… That line ” I always thought you came out of the womb a fashion and beauty pro oh!” got me laughingg out real loud. Thank you dear for stopping by, I am glad you are inspired! We all have been graced to be all that we are called to be.

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