Prioritize me today

“Where’s your school fees-slip?” “Where’s the shopping-list for the weekend? Mpozi nga you people don’t want to eat some kuku”. “How much money do you need for your pocket money now?” “Are you okay up stairs, kweli?” “You didn’t even graduate…..shut up already! Graduate first and then, you can join us in these meetings”. “I’m…

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Add value to thy

Adding value to thy Hhhhhmmmmmmmmmmm…. Interesting statement it is, right? Photo credit: oecs.org   Let’s try breaking it down a bit….adding, to begin with By default, we are all valuable individuals, to each other, in our respective capacities No matter how rich or poor or loud or quiet or deceitful or honest we are Photo…

I can only take so much!!!

… “I’ve had enough of this….I’m only human…..we all have our limits”…   You’ve probably heard this sentence and particular choice of words, from somebody or a group of people, during those times When everything was so not going their way Or according to the plan, for that matter, right? Photo credit: drhurd.com   Do…

Say you love me while you still can

Don’t hesitate now I might not be around the next minute I could be somewhere else Photo credit: hilltopshawnee.com   Life is that short and unpredictable, yuh know That goes for whatever happens in life, as well You just can’t tell what will catch my eyes, heart and ears the  next minute Somebody just might…

Speak the truth

The truth and not your truth So simple to tell and take into the ears And yet, complicated to many So bitter in the ears of many Photo credit: lifechuanyuan.org   Never has to have a foreword or background Not a conclusion, in the very least Never has to be explained Photo credit: fcpaprofessor.com  …

Eventually the lights go out

“I want to be a journalist” “I want to be a teacher”. “I want to be a truck driver”. “I want to be a doctor and be able to treat other children like me”.   Photo credit: newz.ug   …the list of “want-to-be’s” just won’t end….   And so, you begin living off your life,…

Humble beginnings and loving them

We are born in humility By size and shape We are just a zygote I don’t think we can fill up a teaspoon in quantity Photo credit: sjsresource.com.au   And soon enough, we are a month old, inside Mummy 4 months, the world has started seeing somebody kept in the safest incubator on earth 9…

What do you have control over?

Is it your academics? Is it your home? Is it with those around and closest to you? Is it your neighbor? Is it the homeless person you by-passed today? Is it the legislation of the central government? Is it the parking tickets from Multiplex? Photo credit: youtube.com   Is it your spirituality? Is it your…

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Sometime, in 20--, a young person shows up, at an undisclosed location only to find a bunch of finely-dressed executives having some banter…. Photo credit: entrepreneur.com   Standing in a circle, holding drinks and food in their arms….   Emily: Last month, I happened to be at this function where there was this guy speaking…

Use it

Your mouth… use it Your voice…. Use it The internet….. use it The television…… use it The radio…… use it Your friendship ……use it The car over there….. use it Your bed….. use it Your computer…. Use it The electricity…. Use it Food….. use it The water….. use it The weather …. Use it The…

Cross uncrossed

Decided on something In another second, you undecided on something Photo credit: inc.com   You was walking one direction Then, you flip’ in heart and undecided to head the other direction Photo credit: psychologytoday.com   Generous today with everyone One year later, you’ve undecided on all that and are meaner like never before Photo credit:…

What the other person wants

Have you made an effort to find out what the other person wants? He, She, They Photo credit: outreach.com.au   Regardless of how big or small it may be? Photo credit: hikingartist.com   You do know that you could be the savior of the day, right?

Comprehensive Sexuality Education – Who is responsible?

There’s me There’s my neighbour There’s my parents There’s my parents at school There’s my teachers at school There’s my peers on street There’s my peers out of school Photo credit: tinycards.duolingo.com There’s my pastor… There’s my transport person There’s my local council chairperson There’s my county sheriff There’s my news chief Photo credit: videoblocks.com…

Wash your pickles….

“YYYYOOOOOOOOO!!!! Don’t you dare touch me With those …..eeerrrrr….pickles of yours”   “Wwwhhhhyyyyyyyy? It’s not like I’ve touched the worst thing ever….c’mon”   “Jussss don’t….please I just can’t deal” Photo credit: fashionalarm.de   Have you ever been in this situation before?   What did you do about it?   Did you have your next meal,…