Celebrating Women

Seven years of nurturing new lives, raising resilient and tenacious children who understand and appreciate who they are and where they come from. Having a great value for their culture and what this might mean to them. A deep reflection about this on this important day makes me want to sing the praises of the women in my life who are holding my hand in this quest.

First, there is my mother.

An industrious entrepreneur who knows the price of hard work so the mouths of her children and countless others will be fed. There is zero tolerance for laziness in her world. She inspires me to wake up every morning to get to work to do what ought to be done not only for myself but out of responsibility for my children and society. This woman epitomises the word forgiveness and has the kindest heart I could ever dream or wish for. In the business of her own life, her deepest joy bursts from her ability to give back to society and serve others in need. 

My big sister O. Who is my greatest teacher of giving. Sacrificial and a dependable rock.

Little sister K…optimist. My inspiration to never give up in my quest to take action in society.

My amazing mother-in-law (G) and auntie in-law (P). Always available to support me on days I need a helping hand with my children (their grandchildren)  with such love and joy.

To my aunties..Mama, F( who has blessed me with 9 months of her life taking care of my little ones) and G( helping me find work that puts food on the table). 

The list is infinite.

This would make another story for another day.

To all these amazing women on the occasion of International Women’s Day , I salute you !

You are the reason I am gliding!

6 thoughts on “Celebrating Women

  1. The description of your mother is particularly poignant. It radiates strength, warmth, and love. What a beautiful tribute to the women who have guided you along your journey.


  2. I have had the opportunity of meeting some of these women and i can testify, they are bundles of love walking in human flesh.


  3. You stand on the shoulders of giants. You are who you are because they are who they are. More years of more wonderful memories.


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