At the beginning of the year, my church invited the congregation to do a 40-day fast. Having never done a food fast, I didn’t think a 40-day one would be the right way to get started. Still, I decided I wanted to join the effort of deprivation, thinking it would be a good way to … Continue reading No social media for 40 days.
2020 is here, so naturally I've spent some time in the past few weeks trying to figure out if 2019 is worth celebrating. Did I accomplish anything great? Did I reach any personal milestone? Did I get the multiple wins I was aiming for? My immediate answer is no. Yet, as I spend more time … Continue reading 2020.
A child of Rwanda
Oceans apart, in a faraway land, even distance could not break the ties of what was mine through inheritance. My birth rights told me I was Rwandan, yet I spent the greatest part of my life living outside my home. Circumstances beyond my control had brought me to where I was, a foreign land that … Continue reading A child of Rwanda
I’ve been wanting to write for a long time but I found myself stuck in a rut unable to think of what I should write about. Then I remembered a piece of advice I once heard: write about a topic that you’re familiar with or one that speaks to you and the words will flow … Continue reading Pregnancy Journeys
Days like today put everything in perspective
Kwibuka25 night vigil at Amahoro Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda. Photo: David Toovey I woke up to epic rainfall in the wee hours of the morning, my heart beating fast unaware that the calendar date had transitioned to April 7th. Mother nature had set the loudest reminder that could not be missed, lest we forget. Today … Continue reading Days like today put everything in perspective