80 years ago a man picked up his morning newspaper and to his horror and surprise read his own obituary. The newspaper must made a grievous mistake because this man was still alive! But like most of us this man was curious to find out what people thought of him and what people would say … Continue reading How Do You Want To Be Remembered?
“Man is not dead until he is forgotten.” Obelusa was a great and wealthy African hunter who had 3 sons. One day Obelusa was killed while hunting and when news of this reached his family, the first words to come out of the youngest son’s mouth was “Where is my father?” The other sons then … Continue reading A Short Story
When I am in my “me” time, my 15 minutes of bliss where I get to have a time to do nothing and just be, I usually have a cup of coffee because coffee is my “me time buddy” and I start to muse on things that soothes my mind. Remembering a good movie perhaps … Continue reading For Andrea
(I read this story a long time ago and though I can’t remember the exact words but the essence of it never left my mind and I wish to retell this story in my own words and share it to all fathers because in it I saw not only the kindness of one father to … Continue reading A Father’s Day Story
Last month we celebrated Mother’s Day and I wrote this for my mother as a gift. If I could I would celebrate Mother’s Day with my mama every day. She lives nearby and I have lunch with her together with my other brothers and sisters and their kids (we are a big family! ) … Continue reading Wishes for My Mother
This prayer I wrote for my daughter on her 18th birthday. In our country when a girl reaches 18 the family gives her a coming of age party to introduce her to society as a lady. However for me this event was a prayer that she may live to the fullest the faith that was … Continue reading A Prayer for My Daughter