Book Review: Love Bila Regrets

I have been in a dating relationship for almost six months, and Lord willing, I will be getting married some time later in the year (Update: I have been married for two years now, and a father of one). I thank God for my relationship, largely because I have experienced His grace, mercy and loving … Continue reading Book Review: Love Bila Regrets

When Being Honest and Sincere is a Bad Thing

"What matters is that you are sincere" sounds like good advise, and it is, as we shall see in a moment. But it can also be the worst advise to give anyone. God does, indeed, want us to be sincere about what we do. A common dictionary definition of sincere is "free from pretense or … Continue reading When Being Honest and Sincere is a Bad Thing

The Truth About The Truth

I've been thinking about stories, and why they are such effective, timeless modes of communication. Children learn best through stories. So do adults. The best writers are storytellers. Stories just have a way of gripping our attention because they invade our imagination. Stories enter the minds of their hearers unannounced and take a seat on … Continue reading The Truth About The Truth

Blog Break (15 Feb 13)

Here are three links to spruce up your weekend reading: In THE COMING ELECTIONS, Pastor Murungi of Trinity Baptist Church, Nairobi, appeals to Kenyan Christians (and Kenyans in general) to acknowledge the sovereignty of God in government, to assume responsibility for that government and to vote wisely. "Our great hope must not be in a … Continue reading Blog Break (15 Feb 13)

A Valentine’s Day Cypher – The Conclusion

This is the last installment in a four-part poetry cypher. If you haven't already, check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 before continuing... THE CONCLUSION GIRL :: A moment of hesitation, A heart full of affection, Crossed thoughts... Confusion, A need for a conclusion, I need to say something, yet no words come … Continue reading A Valentine’s Day Cypher – The Conclusion

The Heart Duel (Duet): A Valentine’s Day Cypher – Part 1

About four years ago, I got together with an online friend (Edna Thama) and randomly decided to write a poem cypher on a typical exchange between a boy and a girl. It started out as a comment thread, we were not sure where it would lead. But the end product was just as unanticipated as … Continue reading The Heart Duel (Duet): A Valentine’s Day Cypher – Part 1

Let Me Be Your Strength – A Letter From My Father

Dear Child, I saw you trembling with fear. From my throne, I felt the hairs on the back of your neck rising. The cold sweat chilled my spine too, your troubled heart tripped my heart-beat too. I heard your cries, I noticed every shade of doubt in your eyes... So do not fear, for I … Continue reading Let Me Be Your Strength – A Letter From My Father

The Friend We Have in Jesus

"Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others." [Philippians 2:3-4] I've been thinking about Jesus as the embodiment, the example and the power behind true friendship. I've been thinking about the … Continue reading The Friend We Have in Jesus