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Monthly Blog/Vlog Posts Recording reality as a Cameroonian woman, Writer, Academic, Advocate, and Believer

Monique's Musings

February 3, 2023

Inspired! A Christian Love Challenge

I’m blessed to be a member of a Cameroonian women’s ministry called Praying Brides” with the motto “From child of God to Bride of Christ”. This […]
January 30, 2023

A Year of Self-Love?

One of my favourite quotes is by Zora Neale Hurston and it goes: There are years that ask questions and there are years that answer. I […]
December 31, 2022

End-of-Year Testimony

I didn’t think I would be sharing a testimony today. I’ve not been in the best mood/state in the past weeks. Some persistent needs/insecurities… Some “thorns […]
December 31, 2022

So why/how do you use LinkedIn?

I was having a mentoring session with a 22-year-old over a week ago and asked her if she has a LinkedIn profile.She said she had just […]
December 31, 2022

Belated Birthday Reflections…

I’m writing this in arrears. It took a while to get the words. I still don’t know if I have the right ones. And because I’m […]
September 30, 2022

On the eve of another October 1st in Cameroon…

As an advocate and a writer, I am often asked for my opinions on the ongoing Anglophone Crisis. On the eve of another October 1st, I […]
August 21, 2022

Demystifying Mental Health- Episode 2

as I meditated it was clear that I couldn't share the story of my baptism- this renewal of vows and symbol of being 'reborn' - without speaking of how I have sought death.
July 31, 2022

Thriving as a Cameroonian Child almost always requires rebelling… Let’s talk about why & how

One would likely get dismissed for suggesting that African parents ‘spoil their kids’ as much if not more than their Western counterparts. I’ve said as much […]
June 29, 2022

Of Poems & My Writing Journey…

Today, I’m thinking of the fact that writing no longer comes easy to me. I no longer feel as excited about penning down my thoughts as […]
May 31, 2022

An Antithesis of Popular “Inspirational” adages

One of my vivid childhood memories is of the day I learned the importance of knowing and understanding what you’re saying/singing. I was roughly ten years […]
April 30, 2022

An Interview with Myself on Depression: Episode 1

Mental health is gaining traction, more people are speaking up which is great. Getting therapy is becoming normalized (at least via Western media)- also great. But […]
March 28, 2022

Five Things That as Feminist but are NOT!

These days feminism is a buzzword. On one hand, nearly everyone has some dastardly opinions on feminists even if they can’t clearly define what feminism is. […]