I read and walked miles at night along the beach,writing bad verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that person could be me.Read More THIS IS NOT THE LIFE I ORDERED: REVIEW
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it. Winston ChurchillRead More WHAT’S ON MY BUCKET LIST
Let me tell you a story,
A tale of how I died
Maybe what hurts me the most is me.Read More MY NIGHTMARE
Please note that i can BE CRAZY. Never forget that.Read More DEAR FUTURE HUSBAND
This is for those who are always at the bottom of the class when exam results are out, those who failed in exams, those who had to repeat a year because of poor performance, those who had to sit for supplementary exams to be able to get to the next year,those who never seem to […]Read More AN OPEN LETTER TO ”ACADEMIC DWARFS”
Everyone gets their heart broken at some point in life. It’s not a good experience but it’s an experience we have all had to deal with in life. How one chooses to deal with it is what makes or breaks them. NB.. I am not a relationship coach . I am writing from my perspective […]Read More MY THOUGHTS ON HEARTBREAKS
Wishing you and your family good health, happiness,
success and prosperity in the coming year!
Have a great start to a great year!”
My being alive and healthy today is as a result of none other than the almighty God. I’ll forever be grateful to you, God. Happy birthday to myself. On my special day, I wish myself happiness and great accomplishments in the coming year.Read More WRAPPING UP MY 20’S.
When you get to know me, I don’t despair – I just get up, clean up, and start again.
Avi AradRead More GET TO KNOW ME
“I journal my joy, and my joy expands exponentially forevermore. So be it.”
― Amy Leigh Mercree, Joyful Living:
She is at a place in her life where peace is her priority and negativity cannot exist.Read More TAKING STOCK JULY 2018
I’m working on a new me not because the old me is bad but because the old me can improve.Read More TAKING STOCK JUNE 2018
It’s funny how ungrateful I can be sometimes (well, it’s not really funny), I am not happy today. I have been whining about how far my place is from work, how bad the road is, how tired I am of eating ugali and rice, blah blah blah… As I am walking across the Jomo Kenyatta […]Read More GRATEFUL
It’s 10:32 am. A beautiful but cold Sunday morning. The weather is bleak. This is my kind of weather, it’s good for makeup too. The sky is a bit dull, covered with dark clouds and the sun struggling to find it’s way to the earth. I am awed . The space above us, closest to […]Read More Dear Diary
I want to look you in the eye and explain my past
I want to be mad at you, for not seeing the pain
Or rather for seeing and choosing to ignore.
I want to look you in the eye and explain the haunting images
But I’ve got skin to cover all my thoughts and pain.
My name is Malika. A name I hated back then because it means funeral where I was brought up and my peers loved to remind me that I am ” funeral”. My Darling father loved to remind me that the meaning of my name is winner. I remember vaguely him saying the word ” Navalika” […]Read More WHO AM I ?
YOU ARE so much more than your wounds,
but when you craft your signature,
your scars share the weight of your pen…
be MORE than a conquerorRead More TURNING WOUNDS TO WISDOM
Dear reader, Would you take a moment to answer these questions? Be honest with yourself. Have a Fruitful April. What act or gesture of kindness did I do recently? What is one thing I can do today that will stretch my heart a bit wider? What does a meaningful life mean to me? If I […]Read More TAKING STOCK OF KINDNESS