She alive……..

I’ve been AWOL… Given up apologizing for that. You see me – or in this case hear from me – when you hear from me, but let me defend myself a bit: I did have this grand plan of filling this place with recounts of how I navigated the transition between leaving school ( I…

To the Maker of my soul ( a prayer for my soul ) ….

Maker of my soul, please still this soul in all it’s apprehensiveness. Teach it that the only fear that is good for it is the fear of you and you alone. Illuminate the  inexplicable darkness within it Teach it that the satiation of  it’s  deepest longings are found in you and that the web of…

Search me , O Lord….

” Search me, God, and know my heart ; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is a my offensive way in me, and lead me to the way everlasting” Psalms 139 verses 23 -24 I have loved the verse above for years, mainly because of the earnestness that is so tangible…

Baby steps …

Standing at the entrance, she spotted the chair in the far right corner yup that is just right , I can go out when I need…. if I need too ok…. Stef calm down its not that big a deal. She sighed and walked towards the spot. One of the couples from the Wednesday bible…

My dear Warplina (a few words on self-rigtheousness)…

My dear Warplina, What is this I hear about letting  your subject ponder on the words in the songs she listens to? No!! The key is to get her so absorbed in the feeling of it all, and be completely oblivious to the inconsistencies the lyrics may carry. In those few times when she does,…

This simply has to stop!!!

I recently heard about the Fulani attacks that have been going on  for a while in my country and I am concerned.Why should this still be going on? I say ” still ” because it is an ongoing  occurrence. I recall  a few  years back ,just after high school, I was working as a volunteer teacher…

Good Music Does Not Expire (#GMDNE)…

There is a particular look that I reserve for people who tell me: -“really you are listening to that song it’s so old” – when they happen to stumble upon my current playlist. It goes without saying that  good music doesn’t have an expiry date ( note not my original quote , saw it on…

Running Errands

“Stefania, my dear  how are you? see ehn  I need you to help me with something tomorrow, I have to go to the saloon and I need you to drive me there” “Really , mum,  is something wrong with your car?” “Does something have to be wrong with my car, for me to ask my…

My anthem right now…..

Lecrae’s song “Cry for you” is the current anthem of  this period of my life. A quick search online defines ” anthem ” as “a rousing or uplifting song identified with a particular group, body, or cause.” In this case  a rousing and uplifting song  identified with  this stage of my life. It is not…

Why I write…

I grew up reading books. I can’t remember a time when I was not reading books and I can still remember eavesdropping (I did this a lot as a child) on my mother’s conversation with a visitor when I was about 9 years old. “Where is your daughter Ada. she’s so quiet , I haven’t…

Change of plans…

Stef stared at him as he talked between bites. It was Friday night and she was with Steve. She had other plans and they didn’t include him, but  on her way to the lift that evening, he came by and asked about those plans. What are you up to for the rest of the evening. “Oh…

2 years and counting…

836 Views 309 Visitors 81 Posts 64 Likes 10 Comments 10 Subscribers  (haha, y’all know I don’t do it for the subs) 4 Header images 3 “About ” page update 2 years… Two  days ago, a smile crept unto my face as  I saw the notification on the blog from WordPress , congratulating me for…