"It's not all about winning; it's about having fun." I heard my first daughter say that to her sister when they were playing a game today. It made me ponder. If life is a game, Don't we always want to win? Don't we always want to win so bad? Do we ever remember the 'fun' … Continue reading It’s not all about winning…
The way children grow! We don't even know how it happens. All we know is that hours turn into days, days into weeks, weeks into months and months into years. We take note of the milestones. Their first word, their first step, their first tooth, their first birthday... And clothes?! Gosh, we have a closet … Continue reading A closet of undersized stuff and a cupboard of forgotten testimonies.
My grandmother is an avid story teller. She has the gift of describing events in a way that you get the perfect picture. As such, I love listening to her stories. One day, mama came back from the farm fatigued and stressed. She laid down the bag that was half filled with freshly harvested maize … Continue reading Stories my grandmother told me.
After writing Junior Secondary School Certificate Exams, I had to choose between science class and art class. I was naive; a young girl who didn't know what impact graduating from secondary school as a science or art student would have on her life. Whether to go to the science class or art class was one … Continue reading You are responsible!
Suddenly one half of the year is gone! Realizing this makes you stop in your tracks and ask yourself “am I even making progress?” because it's like your life is playing in slow motion. Have you heard the story of the tortoise and the hare? I'm sure you have or you probably have read it. … Continue reading Slow motion
We were in a hurry to get to church on Sunday. My husband was hurriedly taking the children to the children's church when he bumped into one of the Sunday school teachers. Due to her age and size, she was taking her time to climb up the stairs. “Don't worry about me. Run along!” she … Continue reading Life on layby
In what shape would you rather have your sandwich? Square or triangle? I'm very sure my eldest daughter would pick a triangle-shaped sandwich over a square one. For two days, I had packed sliced bread with peanut butter for my daughter for school and I noticed that she hardly ate it and would bring it … Continue reading Square or Triangle?
Does that sound awkward? As much as it might be very difficult and inconveniencing to walk up high hills in high heels, it is not totally impossible. Are you surrounded by high ‘hills’? Obstacles that you are afraid to climb and they stand as a hindrance to you? It's time to put on your high … Continue reading Walking on high hills in high heels.
Sometimes, we get to a point where we are just going through the motions and not enthusiastic about living our lives. At these points, I'd say that we're just plugged into life, but not powered. So what do you do when you don't feel powered? 💪 Take time out to do what you love. Whatever … Continue reading PLUGGED but not POWERED.
If you watch Roman movies, you would have noticed that the Roman soldier always engages in fierce battles. After the battle, it is typical of the victorious soldiers to lift up their hands and roar because the battle has been won. Sometimes, they run around, with the head of their opponents, chanting in celebration. What … Continue reading Victor or Vanquished?