A Word On Laughing

God has been so good to me. In any given moment there is a friend who can say something that will get me laughing. In the childhood days there were competitions between us as siblings to see who could keep a straight face and not laugh at the efforts of the others. Though I loved […]

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You Care

You spend the time listening to me and the issues I bring up. You don’t look bored at all, in fact your level of interest inspires me to continue sharing.  Thank you for sharing your life as well and making me feel like sharing  your life matters to you just as much as hearing me […]

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On the Inside, Coming Alongside

My friend Steve is brilliant. Among the list of aspects that makes him brilliant is his capacity to motivate. One conversation about my lack of fitness and stamina turned into him inviting me to go with him to a gym. That encouragement turned to him actively helping me get to grips with the different stations […]

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Wounds from a Friend

Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. (Proverbs 27:6 NIV) There are understandable and noble sentiments in relationships. One of them is the one that says I will never hurt you. It’s said with the greatest intentions, but thinking it through carefully and realising the decisions and paths people take […]

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When What They Say Is For You

One of the beautiful things about blossoming friendships is finding out all the things new about the other person. There’s this young brother who I had briefly conversed with, but this was the first time I felt we had been able to talk properly. The setting was suitable for it. No distractions, no interruptions, relaxed […]

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