Women’s Chronicles

My Facebook feed is flooded with posts and pictures of the many recently started kitchen gardens. Some who do not have requisite land space to plant are improvising, and plants are seen in cut plastic bottles and boxes among other things. (Jill Wellington image from from Pixabay)
My Facebook feed is flooded with posts and pictures of the many recently started kitchen gardens. Some who do not have requisite land space to plant are improvising, and plants are seen in cut plastic bottles and boxes among other things. (Jill Wellington image from from Pixabay)

Planting as therapy

“I am now getting the hang of it, but I can tell you this is the new me, the planting.

A friend’s betrayal

As she spoke, I saw the hurt in the face of the pretty young woman sitting across from me, although she initially said she had gotten over what had happened.

Making a fresh start in 2020

“For me, just getting a new start is good enough. I ain’t really putting no meaning to New Year’s Day but I just happy that in the new year I not the same way I start out and for that I just thanking God.

Forgiving acts of discrimination and moving on

“I have been living 22 years with HIV and if you look at me you cannot tell but I would not tell any and everybody that I have HIV because the stigma and discrimination is not nice and so I just trying to live my life,” the 46-year-old mother of six told me.

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