YOUR COMPASSIONATE GOD

Scripture: “The LORD is gracious and righteous; ourGod is full of compassion.” (Psalm 116:5) He Gat you! What is Compassion?I want you to imagine that your best friend broke hisleg and has to use crutches everywhere. He’s so tiredand is getting blisters on his hands. So you go out andbuy a pair of crutches and… Continue reading

WHY I AM HAVING MANY CHILDREN!

In explaining interest rates and maturity of bonds,my lecturer gave an example that elicited murmurs from all.He said,money(or lack of it) is not reason enough to have small families.One should have as many children as possible-for the future! This,with the economic times and the cost of raising a child! Then he brought up an angle… Continue reading

FOOTBALL MURDERS

There are some things that exceed human stupidity. I call it “Excessive human stupidity” for lack of a single solid term to describe some actions. It’s even worse when these actions are done by men who have gone to school and call themselves educated. Some of these actions include the disgraceful actions from a clique… Continue reading

OVERCOMING CULTURAL AND ETHNIC BARRIERS:THE JESUS WAY

(John 4:1-26) The world is divided into many regions of people with varying characteristics,such as race,ethnicity,culture,religion,among others which are different from one people to another. In this era that interaction is necessary,we cant afford to live in one shell,we need to move out and relate to other people through trade,sharing of intellect,learning,sports,etc. Therefore,there is great… Continue reading

TO BE AFRIKAN

adoptanegotiator To be Afrikan and what this means to me,Is a task that sheer words cannot dare to treat,For the beauty and warm feel of this majestic continent,Is one I’m always sure and totally confident. To be Afrikan, I wonder……….Is it to have the awesome complexion of the midnight sky?Or to possess the skill of… Continue reading

LOVE’S BLACK HOLE

what if you tattooed my nameupon your bosomand showed itso everyone knewwho i wasand what i mean to you what if iwas your everything todayyour heartbeatthe reason that you smileat lifeyour very breathwhat if i was all this and moretodaybut when you woke up tomorrowyou feel nothing at all for me? no hatred or reason… Continue reading

Sometimes

SometimesSometimes i reach out..sometimes i hesitate. Sometimes i hold on..sometimes i let go. Sometimes i look back..sometimes i look foward.  Sometimes i lose my way..sometimes i find a brand new path. Sometimes i falter..sometimes i stand firm. Sometimes i fail..sometimes i succeed. Sometimes i give up..sometimes i persevere. Sometimes i am stupid..sometimes i am wise. Sometimes i use my intuitions..sometimes i use… Continue reading

THE URBANITES

I come from a place where there isn’t any milk or honey.where the roads flow from one corner to the other covering what is left of the earth.I come from a place where the poet is cool,where the calm and collected are fewwhere the feuds are solved with an eye for an eyeand where the… Continue reading

More Is Less More or Less

In a country, A country of More laws and fewer morals More people with less power More religions but less God More money but less to spend More clothes but less length More weaves and less dreads More guys, less gents More lovers, less wives More hugs, less love More radio, less music More songs,… Continue reading

GAY SOCIETY

 “Pastor!I cant sit there,and let you defile the Lord’s alter with such an immoral topic”  “Yes!I agree with that…this is not the right topic in the House of the Lord” This is what transpired on Sunday,in my Church,Mamlaka Hill Chapel immediately the Pastor announced the topic for the day.A man came charging to the pulpit,demanding… Continue reading

CONFLICTED HEART

My heart mourns dailyN knows not how to make merryThe pain I grieve is too highOh how I wish I could just die If love is so greatWhy is it that I regret?And if really it is so trueWhy do I then feel like a fool? My soul for sure is drown in tearsAnd my… Continue reading

Life and Times of a Idle Youth

The phone rings at 8:00 am,very irritating….I look at it with one eye and gauge its importance in my dream.Its dad..he can wait.I hit the silence button and sink deeper into blankets..It rings again at 8:50…its Mum…..again I turn a blind eye…but her words since my childhood “..a little slumber..(you know the rest,I bet your… Continue reading

COUNTRY ROAD

Walking,Running,Ah,this road terrain,Worsened by the rain,It’s literally a earth road, sorry, rocky road, no murram,Not even in this Christmas time. No cars,No bikes,Vehicles cant navigate these boulders,And the dust,Makes me feel like a Survivor cast,Oh,there’s the only lorry that can take me to town! Chromed,Jammed,Thats the situation in this lorry,This goat is looking at me… Continue reading

BACK TO BASICS

A friend of mine came to ask me for advice the other day.Problem?She’s pregnant!So,do I know anybody who can ‘get rid of this?’ Because‘I’m still very young,man,I cant support a kid!’I looked at her and said ‘yeah,I know many people who can do that’ Youshould have seen her face light up!But wait…“But I wont hook… Continue reading

Kenya is angry,but we shall overcome!

Kenya is an angry country…intra-nationally!Everybody is angry at somebody elseWomen think all Kenyan men are broke,mean and cheating ‘beasts’ and theey would rather give their love to Naija men and white men who are moneyed and willing to share it.Men,on the other hand say Kenyan women are gold diggers after their pockets and hard-earned cash… Continue reading

I’m Trying, But…

I’m trying, but…what I want to do,I don’t do enough of,and what I don’t want to do,I do too much of.I know the rules for a Christian life,according to the Bible,and I’m trying; I really am, but…heaven and eternity seem so far away,and the rampantly materialistic worldpresses in so closefrom every direction, every side,that I… Continue reading

A Perfect Christian

You could count on a perfect ChristianTo always be gentle and humble,To be immune to sin,And never, ever stumble. He’d study and rememberAll of God’s commands;He’d be trustworthy, moral and honest;You’d know just where he stands. With others, she’d be in harmony;She’d never lose her cool;Forgiving and forgetting,Following the Golden Rule. He’d surrender his life… Continue reading

To Be Kenyan is to be These

Maziwa ya Nyayo To be Kenyan is to be these…I went to a local primary school, Used the same bag for seven years, It was pure leather from K.M.C. products.I drunk K.C.C. milk thanks to a political strategist, Who I have come to both ridicule and praise.I didn’t think much of my future, My dad… Continue reading

Identity

Look at me, it’s not my true identityI have a covert identity, i wonder if you’d ever see, my thoughts, my deeds are all that makes mebut something I may do may not describe me. My true identity has fled me, fled me to anotherto my friends and familymy true identityis all that makes me…. Continue reading

Sailing Away…..

I start with a wobbly step,Gaining a steady footOn the sandy beachesI must reach the boat of hopeBefore it sets assailI can’t loose this will I’ve found……No, Not now!No, Not today!I have to gain a paceTo remain in this raceIn my backpackAre a pack of lessons past learntFrom broken trust and prommisesA load of scarred… Continue reading

Dont Strike the sorrow Chord

Do not strike the chord of sorrow tonight!Days burning with pain turn to ashes.Who knows what happens tomorrow?Last night is lost; tomorrow’s frontier wiped out:Who knows if there will be another dawn?Life is nothing, it’s only tonight!Tonight we can be what the gods are! Do not strike the chord of sorrow, tonight!Do not repeat stories… Continue reading

Honouring our Heroes

Indepedence heroes Let me remind you,I am a true Kenyan Patriot.I love Kenya as it is,and I’ve never wished to be elsewhere.Alfred Mutua may not be the most popular man in Kenya(especially the media),but he came with a phrase I love and refer to very often “NAJIVUNIA KUWA MKENYA”We have our fair share of circumstances… Continue reading

Its the journey thats important

Life, sometimes so wearyingIs worth its weight in goldThe experience of travelingLends a wisdom that is oldBeyond our ‘living memory’A softly spoken prayer:“It’s the journey that’s important,Not the getting there!”Ins and outs and ups and downsLife’s road meanders aimlessly?Or so it seems, but somehowLeads us where we need to be,And being simply humanWe oft question… Continue reading

WHY NOT YOU?

Today, many will awaken with a fresh sense of inspiration. Why not you?Today, many will open their eyes to the beauty that surrounds them. Why not you?Today, many will choose to leave the ghost of yesterday behind and seize the immeasurable power of today. Why not you?Today, many will break through the barriers of the… Continue reading

THE LONG WAIT

Kenyan Dawn On the night jamuhuri twelve, Ululations pomp and joy Like a visit by Santa and the elves A nation was being born In the maternities of our struggles Shackles were divorcing my arms Prison walls falling down To the music of trumpets of Mau Mau The night was chilly, but, They raised the… Continue reading

GENDER QUOTA,BAD IDEA

Gender Sum I just heard the news…Kenya is ranked up there for providing bla bla opportunities for women…thanks to the Constitutional a third quota requirement…. Before la femme movement comes after me na majora, let me confess that I don’t mind being under a woman, I advocate their rise up the corporate ladder, heck, I would vote for a… Continue reading

DEFINING LIFE

It’s a funny thing,What we call life,It gives us trouble,It causes strife. It makes us laugh,It makes us cry,Yet all we do,Is stress and try. To make it through,Surpass Our frowns,To make it past,Life is ups and downs. We don’t have a choice,To stay or to go,Were here for a while,Is all that we know…. Continue reading

Life Guide

Do what is necessary to succeed in life, not what is popular to fit in.”” Pick and choose who you put stock into, not everyone is meant to be a friend nor are they worth spending thoughts on. Put your stock into people who are not only about themselves but care about you as a… Continue reading

Fear of Failure

Everybody,including me,fear failure…but wait!!It shouldnt be that way!!Lets examine what the world thinktanks thought of our universal phobia!!Go back a little to leap further.John ClarkeIt is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.Theodore RooseveltHalf of the failures in life come from pulling one’s horse when he is leaping.Thomas HoodI… Continue reading

Success Formulae

“Formula for success: Rise early, work hard, strike oil.”John Paul Getty“One fails forward toward success.”Charles F. Kettering“No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or ‘get rich’ in business by being a conformist.”J. P. Getty“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”Dale Carnegie“Many of life’s failures are people who… Continue reading

Follow Your Dreams

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.Henry David ThoreauEvery great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.Harriet TubmanReach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep,… Continue reading

Greatness

No one can know the potential,Of a life that is committed to win;With courage – the challenge it faces,To achieve great success in the end!So, explore the Dimension of Greatness,And believe that the world CAN be won;By a mind that is fully committed,KNOWING the task can be done!Your world has no place for the skeptic,No… Continue reading

Whatever you Plant, you will Harvest

If you plant honesty, you will reap trust. If you plant goodness, you will reap friends. If you plant humility, you will reap greatness. If you plant perseverance, you will reap victory. If you plant consideration, you will reap harmony. If you plant hard work, you will reap success. If you plant forgiveness, you will… Continue reading

Start Where You Stand

Start where you stand and never mind the past,The past won’t help you in beginning new,If you have left it all behind at lastWhy, that’s enough, you’re done with it, you’re through;This is another chapter in the book,This is another race that you have planned,Don’t give the vanished days a backward look,Start where you stand.The… Continue reading

PROMISE YOURSELF

Promise yourself….To be so strong that nothingcan disturb your peace of mind.To talk health, happiness, and prosperityto every person you meet. To make all your friends feelthat there is something in themTo look at the sunny side of everythingand make your optimism come true. To think only the best, to work only for the best,and… Continue reading

defining Happiness

‘Does Happiness depend upon comfort? ’The answer is definitely a big, ‘No! ’Happiness lies in not comforts alone!Happiness is not a static quality of the human mind, body and soul.All can’t remain happy all the time.It would be foolishness to wish for a life, filled with happiness alone;Happiness is more when woes come in-between.Happiness is… Continue reading

Nothing To Fear

There’s nothing to fear – you’re as good as the best, As strong as the mightiest, too. You can win in every battle or test; For there’s no one just like you. There’s only one you in the world today; So nobody else, you see, Can do your work in as fine a way: You’re… Continue reading

Perfect Living

Don’t undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others, It is because we are different that each of us is special. Don’t set your goals by what other people deem important, Only you know what is best for you. Don’t take for granted the things closest to your heart Cling to that as you would… Continue reading

Keys for living

1. The best way to get even is to forget… 2. Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death… 3. God wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts… 4. Some folks wear their halos much too tightly… 5. Some marriages are made in heaven, but they ALL have to be maintained on earth… 6…. Continue reading

Defining Hope

Hope is bright shining light which keeps darkness at the bay Hope is gentle cold breeze on a hot sunny day Hope is to remain positive when going gets tough hope is seeking more when others think u had enough What hope means Hope is dreaming of tommorow Hope is simmering under sorrow Hope is… Continue reading

Life as we should live it

Run. Everywhere. Aimlessly. Without worrying. Without looking back. For the freedom. Run. Play. Without thinking. Without planning. With imagination. With love. With life. Play. Laugh. Loudly. Endlessly. Innocently. At yourself. For yourself. Laugh. Be. Crazy. Funny. Courageous. Loving. Yourself. Be. Live. For yourself. Helping others. The way you want. The way you need. Your life…. Continue reading

ONLY YOU MATTERS

A person can make you feel high, A person can make you feel low. But only you can decide, Which way you want to go. A person can hurt you mentally, A person can hurt you physically. But only you can place, A limit on your abilities. A person can cause drama, A person can… Continue reading