Unbroken

“Where there’s still life, there’s still hope.” –Louis Zamperini Whenever we face the surgeon’s knife, we are confronted with possibilities. It could be improved health or devastating consequences. This was […]

Flowers Speak Louder Than Words

“The earth laughs in flowers.” ―Ralph Waldo Emerson I dread driving into Nairobi’s CBD. Parking lots are as rare as a hen’s teeth. So, when I received an invitation to […]

Torn Between Two Loves

“Some look at things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask, ‘why not?’” ––George Bernard Shaw   Nairobi. Kenya’s capital and one of […]

Think You’re Cut Out For Doing Writing?

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ―Maya Angelou   Growing up, Mother’s two youngest sisters, both only a few years older, were our icons. Trendy, […]

Coincidence or Destiny?

“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” –Albert Einstein   One of my authors called me recently to say that he was visiting Kenya and could we catch up sometime? […]

Mistakes Happen – Part 1

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren   Have you ever made a real big blunder? How did it make you feel? […]

I Know You Can Do It – Part 1

  For more than 10 years, I wanted to climb Mount Kenya. So early 2009, I finally decided to put aside all else and pursue this dream. “Why would you […]

Where There’s A Will

“I shall either find a way, or make one.” –Hannibal   Sylvanus became an orphan at the age of ten. Both parents died within a short period of each other. […]