Short story

THE CHOIRMASTER WANTS TO MARRY ME

I joined the choir because I loved to sing. In fact, Singing is the only consistent thing I’ve done in my life. I sing in the bathroom, on my way to school, in the kitchen and many times in my dreams. When I’m sad, I sing. When I’m excited, you’ll hear my voice loud and …

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Books

THE MASTERPIECE BY FRANCINE RIVERS: 6 UNFORGETTABLE LESSONS

The queen of christian fiction, Francine Rivers, has released another novel titled, ‘The Masterpiece’. It is an interesting and intriguing novel full of deep spiritual lessons and centered around a verse of the scripture. When I started reading The Masterpiece, I expected the usual format- an interesting romantic story wrapped around biblical truth. I never …

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life

FEELING DEPRESSED? HERE’S HOW TO GET OUT OF IT.

I didn’t know I had been battling depression until I got to my second year in the university. Suddenly, I became restless and unable to concentrate on my studies. I began to have dreams where I saw myself in psychiatric wards and among mentally deranged people. It got so bad that one night, I got …

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ON SUNDAY OF LAST WEEK : A SHORT STORY

On Sunday of last week, you walk down your street swinging your husband’s free hand while he holds your son with the other hand. You stand on tiptoe to kiss him on his cheeks. He pleads with you to stop. He says such actions are meant for the bedroom and not for public display. You …

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life

PRESSING ON WHEN LIFE DOESN’T GO AS PLANNED

That was how Irene left her lane to face a bus packed full with little children. The driver flashed his headlight several times and just as it slammed hard on the break, she swerved to her lane but then there was a truck behind her. Thankfully, the truck was moving slowly and it stopped right …

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SOMETHING IS BURNING O!

It happened at our annual singles summit. I was sitting on the third row sad that the worship session had ended so quickly when Pastor Henry smiled and said; ‘Shake the hands of three persons and welcome them to the house of God.’ That was when I saw her. Nike. Our eyes met and then …

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CHOICES : A SHORT STORY

The interview was for 8am. But by 5:30 a.m, I was dressed and out of the house. This would be the third interview I’d be attending in a week and I was hoping that one of them would at least click.  At 33, what I wanted so badly was to move into my own rented …

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relationship

CAN A BELIEVER FIND A LIFE PARTNER ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

At the moment I’m reading Francine Rivers latest book, ‘The Masterpiece.’ This is the second time I’ll be reading it and this time, I noticed some details I missed out at the first. Anyway, I got to this part where the friends of the main character, Grace, registered her on a christian dating site without …

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TO LOVE AND TO HOLD

I returned from the market tired and worn out. Thank God my husband was home. He met me at the door and took the sacks from my hands to the kitchen where we began to offload the things I had bought. ‘Imagine, I bought the onions for 2k.’ My huband’s eyes widened. ‘You don’t mean …

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