Why I hate bride-price in my culture

“It wasn’t a big deal, Gladys. You don’t have to look at me like that. I smirked and said thanks but no thanks, and she said fine, fine, she was just – how do I put it? – she was giving me a honest opinion I could take if I felt like it. And that … Continue reading Why I hate bride-price in my culture

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A letter to those pressurizing me to get married

I’m starting to get fed up of being told “age is catching up with you, you will only receive proposals from old men; you are too picky and will end up being like your relatives or friends who never got married or how you can’t get everything you want in the man you want to … Continue reading A letter to those pressurizing me to get married

“King David, the man close to God’s heart”

My Reflection: Samuel 1 & 2 “Are all your children here?” asked Samuel. “No, there remains yet the youngest, and behold he keeps the sheep” answered Jesse. “Send and fetch for him: I will not sit down till he comes here” said Samuel to Jesse. Soon David arrives; he was ruddy; had a beautiful countenance … Continue reading “King David, the man close to God’s heart”