I sat in a circle of family and friends internally analyzing the things that once were, and the things that brought us to where we today. The songs of the little children still full of life when it was long past bedtime sounded distant and far removed; like a soundtrack to the episode of my... Continue Reading →
Who among us is friends with death? Who has played with the locks of his hair, pushed him into a puddle and exchanged poems? Who has played childhood pranks on him, heard his sneaky laughter in a corner during tiresome hide and seek? Collapsed into his arms and found comfort, peered into his eyes and... Continue Reading →
"I grazed the marshes of the Okavango, singing quietly with a voice of hope for the delight I was seeking. The perennial rains of trouble fell on me, harshly wounding my heart, and roots of lilies tugged at my feet beckoning me to stay. But I sought a tune of love that would not let... Continue Reading →
Psalm 121;7 “The Lord will keep you from all harm, he will watch over your life”.
30th July 2016, a brother’s birthday party. While I thought that I had learnt how to live, I had learnt how to die. Made few wrong decisions and ended up having a chat with death, a brother screaming on a passenger’s seat, and a friend confused at the backseat.
I believed in God before then, i still do today, but from that moment on (30th July 2016), i had evidence to defend Psalm 121;7 “The Lord will keep you from all harm, he will watch over your life”.
We Survive By His Grace
Today i am able to slide memories of the fateful day and proudly reference 2 Timothy 4:18 – The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
A smile is the universal welcome.-- Max Eastman That swift hand pulled me gently forward, saying "Come, let me show you my people." And there I stood in the midst of them, radiating warmth, feeling their kindness only a few breaths away, inwardly hearing their laughter for future days, their strength empowering me from shoulder... Continue Reading →
“So? What do you mean your dress is wet so you are not going?” my mother, the earliest early bird I know, waited for my answer as I got up confused with a slight tugging at my heart I had went to bed with that I did not want to go to church in the... Continue Reading →
A final word on balancing self, building character and settling down: the Basic Girl.
Trials. Tribulation. Severe conflicts. Illness. Uncertainty of life. Heavy Aloneness. Fatigue. Lord, rescue me from my gloom! I hurt at being a friend to my agonies whilst being indifferent to my little joys! I’d like to be cheerful through the storms and happy in your comfort. Your rest is my peace and joy, and my... Continue Reading →
We sometimes have Dreams from hours spent on wishful thinking. In our dreams, ideas have no boundaries, they can stretch as far and wide enough to make two enemies embrace as friends. Most time, we are just skipping along on the edge of what could be, because some things are really not meant to happen.