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The sun rises magnificently in Africa
from a darkness that is
never devoid of exciting and thrilling
life and activity.
The glorious morning winds
sweep across the rich continent.
Africa is radiant because,
in defiance of the encumbrances,
it is blessed with infinite beauty, allure
and abundance of flora and fauna.
Africa is happy because,
in spite of the barriers,
I don’t know where to start;
but with pen in hand,
and my itchy fingers on the keyboard,
I put down what I’m feeling deep inside;
hoping that this note to You,
will align my plans for my course,
with the steps that You’ve established
for my life according to Proverbs 16:9.
Please Papa, allow me to start by
thanking You for being by my side
Life flies past as we raise our children.
They become young adults within no time,
before we know it.
Simultaneously as the children
were growing up,
there have been events,
environments and practices
that have molded us along the way;
a concoction borne of experiences
and memories that have made us
into what we have become;
and that vaguely remind us
how we got here, even if the details
have blurred out with time.
The memories remind us that,
even as age continues
to catch up with us,
we are nothing more than