Hold Me… to Account

A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last. ~ Joseph Fort Newton The New Year may have just begun, but as for you and I, we will continue sharing our literary worlds. Buckle up. Let’s Get Talking. Highs and lows…

Courageous Cowards

Munene Gangi There are statements that we love to use; ‘I trust God’, ‘I believe in Him’, ‘He’s promised to deliver’. Big statements that show a belief in the supernatural, a supreme being we call the Almighty. Statements that show faith, that though the norm says A cannot happen before B, we believe it can….

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…

Do you get scared of seeing those scars, marks, folds, cellulite, wrinkles and other real or imagined imperfections on your body? Ever chosen to stand in front of a mirror bare naked. I did. I gathered my courage and looked at myself… bare. However, just as it may not be easy for some of us,…

A Thorny Flight to Rose County

Munene Gangi The camera lingers for a moment, capturing you and your lovebird ecstatic at being the globe’s newest couple. The glorious occasion, sealed with a kiss, is the perfect send off to your field of dreams in the uncharted world of marriage. Joy, excitement, intimacy and adventure consume you as you resonate with Michael…

Don’t Leave Me God

Return me to your power, That once by grace I knew, Forgive the sin that grieves your heart, And help me be true, Don’t turn your face from me, For the things I used to do, Renew a right spirit within my heart, All I need is You. Don’t, don’t leave me God, Don’t, don’t…

Do I need My Rib back?

Matt Ruigu Just so that we are clear, I have an abundance of love for the girls. The way I see it, they make life exciting and worth the trouble. I may have mentioned in the past that if not for girls, the great Cape to Cairo trek would never have been done. I have…

Color Me Perfect

Munene Gangi If Adam and Eve were to take theater seats and watch the movie we call ‘Relationship’, they would certainly be engulfed in fits of hysterical laughter. Not since the infamous days of the forbidden apple has the term ‘perfection’ looked to have lost its meaning, as modern day human beings seek to make…

Why would I get Married?

Ask randomly and you will be told that marriage is similar to jumping from the frying pan into a blazing furnace. Meet anyone in the streets and on their foreheads will be the words ‘Be afraid. Be very afraid’. Listen to your best friend utter the words ‘marriage is like a room with no exit door’ and you’ll…