Such is the sadness I feel in my heart right now. Today I have been moody and irritated and angry and it turns out that I did not have to be. No one actually ever has to be. I had made plans but they all fell apart because some humans in this land called Kenya... Continue Reading →
I just came across this post by Vanessa. The only word I have to describe this is ‘profound’. I consider myself taught.
I decided I would walk back to my Hotel that day, even though I had spent all day and most of my money shopping and my shoulders were aching from the weight of the bags. Flagging down a tuk-tuk would made the trip quick and easy and with the unbearable heat rising up from the sidewalk and bouncing off the city walls and radiating down from above it is a wonder I chose to walk that day but at the time I decided that I would like to wander through the alley ways and stalls and nod my head in greeting to the people of Sukhumvit Road and thats all it was at the time. But it is only in retrospect that we see the significance of seemingly small decisions such as these. We don’t realise how our preferences, no matter how small, act as the fingers and the palms and…
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At this moment in time I am very tempted to rant of how annoying my night was. Sleeping on a sofa, mosquitoes and car alarms, coupled with ridiculous dreams, is just not how I want to remember this sleepover at my friend's house. She had family over so I took the sofa. Meh. I just... Continue Reading →
To become a better writer, one needs to write everyday, right?Never mind I feel as though I have nothing to share...Amazing. Just when I have found a comfortable spot on my bed, I suddenly feel the urge to use the bathroom... Alas! Inspiration!Is life not like so? Just when you are settled in to do... Continue Reading →
I start this post with a sigh *sighs* It is a happy one though! I am all for honesty, but there are times I have not ripped the benefits of it. Like that time in Class 4 when the entire class was noise making instead of studying, and the teacher walked in and said, 'If... Continue Reading →
My path just grew really quiet.I left laughter some way up the street,and my friends have taken detours.My gadget in hand has grown quietand my own company I try escape.Those who treasure me I forgotThose I treasure perceive otherwise.I know Someone walks beside me,and I see Him as a familiar stranger.I know this is design... Continue Reading →
We built castles in the air, a full empire birthed I perceived eternity; I now search for hope in the winds.
[And now, Job, who are you who dares not arouse the unmastered crocodile, yet who dares resist Me, the beast’s Creators, to My face? Everything under the heavens is Mine, therefore, who can have a claim against God?] Job 41:34 (Amplified Bible) PS: I have been foolish. A nincompoop in fact. Like....daaah!
“Are you fair? God, are you just?” These were my thoughts when my father told me an uncle was diagnosed with lung cancer. He has three children and all below age ten, if I am not wrong. If not the oldest is not yet in his teens. My uncle is not in the country because... Continue Reading →