Tag Archives: death

In Retrospect

Post Views = 6432 For years, I have been passionate about the idea of adding weight and growing some muscles, so that I don’t have to carry rocks in my pockets to prevent the wind from blowing me off the surface of the earth. This idea started in my early twenties, and even God rooted for me to find the …

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Death and Eternity

Post Views = 2598We ponder, we meditate, we consider, we reason, we figure, we contemplate, we envisage, we cogitate, we deliberate with ourselves but the only time people really think about death and eternity is at funerals; and even then, it is often shallow sentimental thinking based on ignorance. It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. …

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Kenyatta National Hospital: Where patients go to die

Post Views = 2457Obviously, Kenyatta National Hospital is the biggest referral hospital in the country. Therefore, it is good to start off by saying that it receives a number of patients on a daily basis who need medical attention. And many people look up to this hospital as a savior because it is deemed to have some of the best, …

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Death at the hospital

Post Views = 715Diseases are the enemies of people. Having read an apology from Socrates a few days ago, I wouldn’t term death as an enemy of the people. But a malady is one. Becoming ill ransacks one the flexibility to appreciate the God-given life, and furthermore the independence to eat what you find alluring. It brings wretchedness upon a …

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When I die

Post Views = 1067There are two things I fear courting- sickness and death. Sickness weakens and ages your soul. The soul gets torn and at that moment of sickness, I usually feel like a mango seed after every steak of its meat has been devoured. Sickness slows your steps to those of a toddler trying to walk on two for …

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A man of The Cloth (Stained Collar)

Post Views = 1005 Today is one of those days I curl under my blankets and then sleep. But before that, I’ll ask Njeri, my PA, to rub my back slowly and rock me softly to enter a zone of no return. Where tingling and laughter and smiles abide. I will take one smile, wear it, and then hold Njeri’s …

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