How do you calm yourself down when days are hot like the Kalahari Desert and the nights cold like the winter? How do you comfort yourself to have the boldness to face each day? How do you restore the confidence in life that everything will be alright?
One of my hottest days was on a Saturday afternoon when my salary was delayed. I was walking down the streets of Nairobi town. It was a hot afternoon. I was lost in my thoughts about bills I wasn’t able to pay up yet they were overdue.
My rent was due in a few days’ time. The housing agent in our residential area. Waah!! He is just on another level!! My shopping was running out and I did not know how to meet the daily transport to work.
I was sinking in anxiety and pressure of meeting bills; I barely knew how I could meet. I was overwhelmed. Then suddenly, I heard a loud voice from my back. ”Get out of the road!!” A male voice shouted. “What is a lady as young as you thinking about?” the driver questioned
I was sinking in anxiety and pressure of meeting bills; I barely knew how I could meet. I was overwhelmed. Then suddenly, I heard a loud voice from my back. [...]