Forget Me Not

In a Greek legend, God had named all the plants when a tiny one who had not gotten named exclaimed, “forget me not, O Lord.” God replied, “That shall be your name.” Flowers In the Greek legend, when the Creator thought he had finished coloring the flowers, He heard one whisper, “Forget me not.” There […]

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Silent Scream

A loud scream remains silent Everywhere in our country, a scream is heard. Much louder than the sound of ten rockets blasting into space. It silently makes its voice known everywhere, yet amazingly my beloved country seems deaf to its moans and even screams. Oh, how it saddens my heart. Like the African woman so […]

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The Pride of Your Old Age

I remember when I was a kid, my class teacher would ask us one after the other, “what do you want to be in the future?” Professions like doctor, nurse, banker, pilot would be mentioned. In recent times, several schools organize something they call “career day” where kids wear costumes signifying their dream profession. Parents […]

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