“Camouflage” by Selassie Mensah, averagely, is a good book—good in a way that gets you to read on, no matter how much you might want to put it away. It has an awesome cover too so that is a plus.
If you ask me to use a word to describe the book, I’d say “Life.”
Yes, the book is life and has life. It embodies everything that is life. It is amazing how through carefully arranged strings of words, you get to be alive and experience the significance of life.
The treasures concealed in the trenches of this book aren’t one to be overlooked.
There will be no time to put the book down. It plunges you into depths of despondency just to find inspiration and courage in the most unanticipated places. You become a bearer of the Aya symbol. Just as its title connotes, you become a symbol of endurance and resourcefulness.
Have you ever discussed your dream with anyone, only to have them say a few painful words to sabotage it?
YOU: ‘I’ve been thinking about writing a book, and—’
THEM: (they cut in) ‘It’s really hard to get published, you know.’
There! That right there is of the firefighting kind. Keep them away from you as best as you can.
What’s bulging when you look at the gravestone of a deceased loved one? Is it the date of birth? Or the date of death? The date of birth, evidently, marked the start of an exciting journey (or not) for the deceased, and the date of death, just the culmination. So what is actually sticking out or calling for attention isn’t the date of birth nor the date of death but the dash (—). The dash is a summary of the life this person lived.
Just finished reading “October Rush” from the book, “Tales From Different Tails” by Nana Awere Damoah and I must say, it is a very intriguing read!
Yes, you read right! I am out of the closet and I wouldn’t say I regret coming out, ever! Do you know the best thing about coming out? I bet you don’t know so much than I do right now and I will tell you what…
Everyone should be able to be who they want to be, speak their mind and pursue their purpose in life. Yet many women from all over the world are still denied this freedom and we stand with them.
We stand to inspire them to tell their story. To admire their strength. To make sure that they are not alone in this. To show the world that we seek to change. To strive for equality.
International Women’s Day 2018 gives us the perfect opportunity to stand together through the power of storytelling.
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison Whatever it is that you make up your mind to do…whatever career path you decide to take…whatever your talent is, never give up on your quest to taking it to […]
Sigh. Doesn’t that phrase give you some kind of chill in the core of your soul? Like some sort of cold water has been flushed down your veins. It is unsettling. I don’t know about you but it does give me the chill.