Tag: #ValentineSpecial

As Gracious as God

I remember when I was still single.  I was quite bitter back then, and very angry!  Mostly because of the inequality I saw between the sexes in matters of the heart, and largely due to the atrocities I’d heard and seen men get away with.  I was hardened […]

We Need Each Other

I need my husband.  I knew that before I married him.  I knew myself well. After enough failed relationships and a heart still soft and desirous of love, I knew I needed someone who knew how to love me.  Who knows how to be affectionate and sincere.  I […]

The Queen That I Am

I heard of a queen, whose palace was set on a hill, and adorned with jewels. Though surrounded by much wealth, she was discontent and desired elaborate displays of her riches and the receipt of expensive gifts. It was the king’s job to satisfy her appetite. And this […]

Marriage is Home

I’ve been looking through my journals lately, and reflecting on my writings from when I was single… One thing I desired most of all was acceptance and companionship. I realise that it was very important for me to find that in a mate, because it isn’t really about […]

Great Expectations

Do you remember that catchy song from the 80s by Surface that goes “only you can make me happy”?  It was one of my favourite songs at the time, and summed up my perspective on love, or better yet – romance.  The claim is that you can’t be […]

How Ufuo Got Her Groove Back

Nothing takes the romance out of a relationship quite like having a baby! Whether or not you are prepared for it or desirous of it, the toll of having a new-born is multidimensional. Aside the fact that being pregnant and enduring labour does things to a woman’s self-image […]