“How could you stoop so low to become an apprentice in a sewing shop? It’s not a professional job! You’re going to end up in poverty! You are a disgrace to the lineage of this family!” If you’re reading this blog, I’m pretty sure, you’re surprised at the comments above. What if I told you that in […]Read More Gifted hands part VI-“to be or not to be”
Fast forward the conversation, after detailed explanation of why I wanted to become an apprentice at Mr. Eddy ‘ s sewing shop, my father finally gave me the money. Truth be told, I was under the pretense that I was only learning to pass time. Dad had no clue that someday, I had the intentions […]Read More Gifted hands part V-Reality checks!
“Intentionally schedule your pleasurable moments because good old pain will schedule itself” I heard these words from my pastor , while worshiping at my home church , last Sunday, the 13th of August. I’m at my job on Tuesday night, the 15th of August, suddenly, I felt a slight heaviness on my left lower […]Read More In all things, give thanks!!!…..birthday reflections
Are we there yet? I asked the young man taking me to his friend’s shop. The shop is by the corner of the road, he replied. So now, I’m thinking in my head that there are many shops by the corner, which one is it? I hope this young man is not trying to take […]Read More Gifted hands (part IV): The conversation
It’s almost 9 years of residing in the land of my birthplace; 9 years away from the motherland! I vividly remember, one of the situations I struggled with, was having a true tribe. A part of me wanted to remain patriotic and adhere strictly to tribes that reminded me of the motherland. It didn’t matter if […]Read More Tribe
The best place to be is where the sun is shining, and it is truly shining over here in this 86 degrees weather! Summer time, y’all! It is 1400 in this part of the world, and I am just waking up from my bedtime. Apparently, my life is operating against my natural circadian rhythm. This […]Read More Let’s make a Sunshine difference!!!!
Me: Hi Belinda! It’s been a while ! What are you up to these days? Belinda: Girl! I am fine! I’m taking sewing lessons, somewhere downtown. Me: Wow! That’s great! Can you take me there ? I’m interested in learning how to use a sewing machine. First of all, how much is the cost? Belinda: […]Read More Gifted hands (part III)-The plan