Amayi has taught me patience. She has taught me tenderness. She has taught me to respect culture. Even though I bitterly wore those zitenje over my trousers, I learnt that reverence matters. That just because I believe differently, or embrace freedoms that others deem not only unimportant, but abomination, does not mean I should condescendingly wave my freedom in their faces. … More For Amayi (My Grandmother)
This was going to be my final post on the book of Job. I finished reading it on Friday, and I think I must emphasize how quickly it went by. Something about it right from the onset made me anticipate ploughing through it, but it was honestly an easy read, which I am incredibly thankful… More #6 Let’s be Real: Uncertainty, Inadequacy, and Hope (Devotional)
All this really is is poetry laced with a little bit of music. So rare to find such good, clean, innovative music. Absolute mastery! P/s My devotional will be up tomorrow! I’m seriously considering calling them Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday Devotionals- HA! Thank you, and enjoy this music. <3
Guess what? Strong women have babies- it happens. It seems to me that the the talk around town about Chimamanda Adichie being spotted with a baby bump has been met with a collective gasp from the masses. The literary/African/nosey corner of my social media has blown up into a fit of tweets and titters- all… More Can We Not With Chimamanda’s Baby Bump?
Hi everyone, Those of you who have been following my devotional posts on Mondays know that I have been reading through the book of Job. I’m currently on chapter 28 and I thought I would give an update about my impressions, struggles, aha-moments. I have the feeling this update will be one that many of you… More Job’s Rants and Reverence- (Checking In) ‘Monday’ Devotional #5
Happy Friday! A little reminder to you to keep your chin up and be confident! You matter and you belong- stand firmly in this truth. Bring your energy and light to the world around you. God’s thoughts towards you are countless. He, who is above and beyond everything our minds can comprehend LOVES YOU! 38 For I… More You’re Beautiful!
Hey everyone! I am immensely thrilled to announce that I will now be writing for The Huffington Post as an Independent Contractor. As is typical of moments such as these (which may be small in the grand scheme of things, or in comparison to what most deem to be a milestone) I am plunged deep into… More I’m Now Writing For The Huffington Post!
I’m reading the book of Job. Having grown up in the church, I have heard the story of Job over and over again. Often, his was a story which served to illustrate what faithfulness to God looks like. “Would you still follow God if everything was taken away from you?!” was one of the rhetorical… More Can I Boast? (What’s with the Shade, Job?)- Monday Devotional #4
Hello everyone! Another Happy Monday! I have come to the end of what I felt drawn to share with the discernment theme. While this is the case, I recognize that this is such a huge topic, and something with so much more to unpack. As I have learnt in my own study of God’s word to… More Monday Devotionals #3: Final Points on Discernment
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Hello everyone, My last post has been my most read, since I started blogging four months ago. I’m grateful to God- He did that. And thank you all for reading. I just wish the more scripture dense posts were read as much…