TONY’S DIARY- EPISODE 1

Halimah dashed into the living room, jittery. Her hands trembled as she pointed towards the passage leading to Tony’s room. “What is it? What has come over you?” Andrew bellowed giving her a cynical look. Halimah stuttered, sweat breaking out from her pores. “It is… it is… it is Tony, sir,” she said. “What happened...

MY MOTHER-IN-LAW STORY- JULIET AMBALI

Writing my personal experience and relationship with my mother-in-law has to be one of the sweetest things to write about. I’ll love to say that she is as simple as ABC but that may imply that only gentle women make great mothers-in-law. In fact, all women and men also who have the spirit of God...

MARRIAGE PRAYER

“Father, I say till death do us part help, I want to mean it with all of my heart, help me to love you more than I love her/him, and I know I can love her/him more than anyone else. And  bring her/him in your presence today, make her/him what you want her/him to be....

YOU WANT TO CHANGE YOUR PARTNER?

Tola beat her chest in confidence that Kola was going to change when they get married. Tinu, her sister warned her that it was better she broke off her engagement with Kola because the red flags were just too obvious. Tola called her names, and made a snide remark that she was an enemy of...

SO YOU BUY YOUR CHILD A TOY GUN?

I was at the bus stop one day when a woman and her son walked up to the woman selling selling toys. She picked a toy gun and he picked another and they were both testing the gun. The boy must have watched movies where they used guns a lot to display such ‘expertise’ in...

THE SEVENTY TIMES SEVEN PRINCIPLE

“Master…” Peter called out. He picked a stone from the ground and rubbed it within his fingers before tossing it to the ground. He narrowed his gaze, studying his master’s mood. “How many times should I forgive my brother when he offends me? Can I withdraw my forgiveness after seven times?” The Master looked at...

I’M BACK + I HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT

Hello! Hello! Hello!  Hmm. First, let me apologise to you, my faithful reader. I went silent on you without notification that I’ll be going off the blog. I’m so sorry.  It got to a point I was quite overwhelmed and in over my head, so I wanted to put a stop to the blog. I...

WHY WOMEN?

Have you ever read articles that have titles like this “what women should,” “how women should,” “when women can,” and all those articles in those flavour. I know you must have. What spurred this post is when I saw another of these articles on one of the WhatsApp groups I belong too. It left me...

MEN, ARISE!

There was a discussion going on in a group I belong to and along the line, the argument drifted to the need for men to take their place in the home. There was an argument that women are the keepers at home and the major responsibility is on them. “A wise woman will build her...

IT’S NOT IN THE BUST AND BUM NOR THE BROAD CHEST AND SIX PACKS

Marriage is not all bust and bum for those that base their choice of a woman on that, neither is it about the physical build of the man for women who make marital decisions on that. That’s why you see marriages where the woman is well endowed and the man well Marriage is not all...