10 things I’ve learned about love

Such a lazy title, I know. So anyway… I had breakfast with him recently. He was in town for some meeting or other, and since it had been a while, we decided to catch up. It was also his way of apologizing for something he’d done a few days earlier. He’s an amazing man, physically, […]

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10 questions to ask before/during a fight

Dear feuding couple,  Conflict is a part of life. A healthy one, even, depending on the circumstances. You don’t really know people until you’ve seen how they react when things don’t go their way.  I say “depending on the circumstances” because conflict is not healthy if it happens too frequently, or if, regardless of its […]

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10 reasons to stay away from the soon-to-be-divorced man

Dear single lady, I try to keep from sharing my personal life on this blog but I was watching Jordan and Jessica again recently and thought about a guy I knew some time back. There was something about that video, and God’s ability to do exceedingly, abundantly, above all that anyone can ask or imagine, […]

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Note to self 1

Say to the weary one, “Your God will surely come.” Dear self, It’s time I stepped back from talking to everyone else and spared a few moments – and blog posts – to speak to you. You’re doing it again. Taking matters into your own hands.  Trying to apply damage control. Striving in your own […]

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My thoughts on women as pastors

Hey, Alien Citizens. I hope this finds you well. I’ve stopped by your blog a few times, initially on the recommendation of a good friend, and most recently because of a post from a few days ago, regarding a women’s event. I’m assuming your blog has several authors, as I’ve seen a couple of posts […]

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10 elements of a meaningful marriage proposal

Hey guys, me again. Have you ever watched a woman looking at her wedding band and engagement ring when she’s daydreaming, talking about her husband in his absence, or describing the day she got engaged? Many times, she will put her fingers in front of her, then begin to play with her rings, a loving […]

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10 misconceptions single women have – and 10 simple truths to adjust them

Dear unmarried ladies, The church has beaten this topic to a pulp. I know. I’m sorry for adding this to the noise. Today, I share a post I wrote on March 1st, after fighting with my kitchen sink stopper, which had gotten stuck after I so gingerly put it in upside down in an epic […]

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10 simple ways to ward off a married man

Hey, ladies! I’m blogging on a weekend, which is rare. How are you all doing? How can I pray for you? Anyway… I was thinking about this earlier today: Isn’t it amazing how acceptable cheating has become in recent years? I can’t believe the commercials these days, especially in conservative old Kenya! It breaks my […]

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10 reasons why I’m glad I didn’t get married younger

Hello! For the record, I’m still a young woman. Yet about three times a week, someone will ask me some variation of “Why aren’t you married?” I have nothing against marrying young. In fact, I encouraged it for a very long time, often pitting marriage at the age of 23-25 against the “dire” option of […]

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10 questions you should NEVER ask a woman

A friend of mine jolted me out of my procrastination by linking to an article on Thought Catalog about things you should never ask a woman. I said “Oh, no! I wanted to blog that!” and was relieved when I skimmed through the article and found that it was different from this list, which I […]

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