• My Mother’s Hands

    October 21, 2019 by

    These hands have raised eight children Not just us but our children too And our children’s children as well These hands have taken care of And nurtured countless people From different villages and tribes During the course of their ministry Hands that have grown weary And tired due to age and illness Hands that tell… Read more

  • Grief as I know it!

    September 23, 2021 by

    I lost my dad 14 years ago and my mum most recently. Since my father’s death, I’ve realised that grief never goes away, that it is part of my whole being. It is part of my existence – and like everything else in life, l must learn to live with and through it 😔 I… Read more

  • A mother’s anguish 😧

    September 6, 2021 by

    Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity. Mother Teresa I wrote this words early last week, seeing and feeling the pain and heartache in my children, of losing their beloved bubu, my mum, late Kila’auka V Kara nee Tauhura. I titled it “A… Read more

  • My way, my mum ❤

    August 30, 2021 by

    Travelling farChasing dreamsRaising familyToiling onMy way forwardAlways my mum Tears falling, ears ringingHeart breakingDays now months and yearsEmptiness hopelessnessPrayerful and wishfulFor my way, my mum Hands claspedSitting quietlyHead bowedMouth movingPraying alwaysMy way, my mum I’ve lost my wayIn all those timesI’ve found my way backOn my mother’s prayersForever grateful to GodFor my way, my mum.

  • With perseverance comes recognition!

    July 12, 2021 by

    I want to share a story of patience and perseverance that leads to recognition: a story of daring to stand up against cultural norms and doing what you feel is best for you! It’s not my story, it’s my son’s. And maybe one day he’ll get to tell it better: for now I’ve written it… Read more

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