Soul and spirit of living

He calmly replied, “Being human is hard enough.” He was 6, and it was a response to my (I’m now embarrassed to admit) innocuous question, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” More so, I was ashamed of not seeing the truly beautiful human being that he is and the innate wisdom... Continue Reading →


Day 19 Confusion

Tears streaming down my face as I struggle with what to say, how to express the confusion in my mind, the clarity in my heart. How does one say ’I love you’ while unable to commit, how does one say ‘you mean the world to me’ when we’re in separate worlds, how does one say... Continue Reading →

Day 11 Home

When I was twelve, home was a safe haven. It was a place where I was protected, cared for and my safety ensured. Within this 3-bedroom brick home of modest proportions, home was a relatively calm place of doing the usual stuff – education and learning for the children. Functional routine and discipline were in... Continue Reading →

Day 7 A short dialogue

Contradictions “Romantic love is a myth,” Sarah exclaimed, staring at her friends as if challenging them to contradict her. “Oh, you and your ideas!” James said, rolling his eyes. “What?” Sarah shrugged her shoulders. “That’s ridiculous, what you just said,” James firmly stated. “No, it’s not, shall I tell you how romantic love first came... Continue Reading →

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