WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: An act of love

My father was institutionalised today and he hates me. Baba believes that I signed the admission forms so that I can get rid of him. I couldn’t watch him hurt himself and become a different man. Baba never cried and always bottled his emotions. He always carried someone’s burdens as his own. Baba would haveContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: An act of love”

Be a ray of sunshine

My adult life has taught me that there are a lot of things that money cannot buy. The things that we need are expensive and you would never afford them if they were priced. These expensive commodities include love, happiness, a support system and gratitude. The world is going through a difficult time due toContinue reading “Be a ray of sunshine”

WinterABC2021 Day 20 – Bhudhi Farai

  Welcome to the storytelling week, my readers😊. This month has been exciting and I am happy that I decided to take part in the AfroBloggers Winter Challenge 2021. When Mhai (mother) opened the front gate a part of my heart sank and a part of it was beating like an African drum. He hadContinue reading “WinterABC2021 Day 20 – Bhudhi Farai”

WinterABC2021 Day 18-The Journey to motherhood

When I was in high school I believed that the masungiro practice was about tying a pregnant woman and a goat on the same tree. I was angry because I believed that my Shona culture ill-treated an expectant mother. When I visited my grandmother during the holidays and l was researching about one cultural practiceContinue reading “WinterABC2021 Day 18-The Journey to motherhood”

We all need that special friend

Occasionally all you need is someone who can hug you or laugh at one of your lame jokes. Life is seasoned with a lot of disappointments and this is why it is important to have a strong support system. It is important to have someone who will be there for us during the good andContinue reading “We all need that special friend”

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