It’s not all about winning…

"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…


A closet of undersized stuff and a cupboard of forgotten testimonies.

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.

Stories my grandmother told me.

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.

Walking on high hills in high heels.

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.

Victor or Vanquished?

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?