Why does Easter matter?

Easter Eggs. Yes, Easter eggs were what struck me about Easter. Who would not remember those tasty and colourful little egg-shaped confectionaries handed over to children on Easter day? Kids looked forward to an Easter egg because when their tiny hands broke the shell, they would be in for a surprise, for inside the candyContinue reading “Why does Easter matter?”

Who am I?

Who am I? I’m a woman unseen, Nameless, they see me and cry out, “unclean”. Twelve years abandoned and left aside, Weak, ashamed, ignored and no one by my side. “The Son of God”, they say, “He’s come”, “His name is Jesus”, “He’s healing”, “Look, miracles have begun!” Who am I? sigh, he will surelyContinue reading “Who am I?”

The Russia-Ukraine Crisis

“Russian troops enter Ukraine” could have been the subject taken out from a history book.  Who would have expected such an extreme crisis over this brewing conflict?  As I write this, the news headlines are updated every minute – a barrage of airstrikes, the rising death toll, resistance, refugee tallying rising…. The images are horrifying. Continue reading “The Russia-Ukraine Crisis”

I Love Lucy

I Love Lucy, and yes, I literally mean it.  Who can say “No” to comedy, especially when it comes to Lucille Ball?  Years ago, whenever the programme was aired on television, I made sure I watched it because I could never finish an episode without chuckling or laughing heartily.  I was drawn to Lucy’s appearance,Continue reading “I Love Lucy”

At Rest

by Lynette Johnson The women whispered in soft hushed tones,As she blankly stared with a heart of stone,Their kind words of comfort fell on deaf ears,The thought her brother’s dead, brought her to tears. “If only you had been here”, she cried,“My brother would never have died.”It has been four days since the tomb wasContinue reading “At Rest”