When Mum’s The Word

She was five months into her pregnancy when she was warned that she was at a high risk of losing her baby. At the doctor’s advice, she agreed to spend the next 90 days on a tilted bed with her feet above her head in a hospital bed. She ate, read and watched television 24/7 […]

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A Woman’s Worth

A Whatsapp video was making the rounds.  A young girl walks into an elevator and closely following behind her walks in a man too.  Even before the door could shut, the man swings his right arm and hits the girl on her face.  He grabs the handbag from the stunned girl, repeatedly punches and kicks […]

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The Victory of Light

When BBC Travel asked a group of respondents what it would be like to live in complete darkness.  One respondent who lived north of the Arctic Circle in Norway replied that some people get depressed while others get sleepy.  Another respondent who lived in Sweden answered that the Northern Lights were a source of happiness […]

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Love Unexpected

My daughter and I went shopping.  As I looked through the clothes that hung precariously on the hangers, a pretty 5 year old girl popped out of nowhere.  With short black hair that sported a fringe and wearing a beautiful dress, she smiled and asked me in a charming voice, “Aunty, did you see my […]

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Looking Through His Eyes

My favourite spot at home is my dining table.  When its early morning as the sunlight awakens the world to a brand new day, sitting at my table, my eyes cannot but resist looking outside my window.  The white lace curtains that hang delicately on our window, softly moves with the gentle breeze and the […]

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IF

Everything else faded into oblivion when I heard the word “Cancer”.

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