November 8, 2021

Bringing out the superhero in you

If you are Kenyan, you probably received a message yesterday from a hardware store or supermarket where you shop, referring to you as a hero, and wishing you a happy Mashujaa Day. ‘Mashujaa’ is the Swahili word for heroes, and October…
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November 10, 2021

Do not judge a word by its sound

After their performance, the musicians gathered to listen to their teacher as he read out the judge’s comments.  Upon hearing that their performance was lackadaisical, they were ecstatic, giving each other high-fives and exchanging smiles and nods. The jubilation died…
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November 12, 2021

Education preference and choice

A few months ago, the press in Kenya wrote about high school graduates who had qualified for university but did not apply to join, some of them choosing to go to TVET institutions. This has been a trend for the…
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November 16, 2021

Pushing boundaries

How are you today? I am glad to be back from a month-long break, which did me good. I come back with a sense of newness and anticipation. I would like to share something I have been reflecting on a…
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November 19, 2021

Who do you think you are?

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” -C.G. Jung I can still vividly see my mother standing before me, hands akimbo, her anger palpable and…
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November 21, 2021

Running the race (Hebrews 12: 1-3)

I could hear my feet and tens of other runners’ feet pounding the tarmac, heavy breathing and sighing from every angle. I pushed on, tired but determined, my legs feeling heavy as I jogged upwards. It was my fourth time…
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