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

Monique's Musings

October 31, 2019

#AboutMyFaith October 2019: A Vlog-post

Not every time writing… sometimes we vlog, eh? As always, I look forward to your thoughts, so drop a comment! Feel free to drag me as […]
October 21, 2019

Making a ‘To-Undo List’ for the #ThrivingThirties

 On the 11th of this month, I excitedly entered my third decade of life sharing loads of photos taken by a dear friend Melissa Lucas with […]
September 30, 2019

Let’s talk ‘Spiritual Fathers/Mothers’

Shortly after my last retreat, I had a conversation with one of my friend’s older sister. Since hearing me talk about mental health struggles she- like […]
September 11, 2019

An Open Letter to Myself and other Cameroonians Like ME Who May Need Some Hope

To you, the young start-up CEO with bold dreams and drive and talent struggling to survive in a country that is outright discouraging for business To […]
August 11, 2019

A Lesson From A Recent Retreat

Today marks exactly two months to my 30th Birthday. I always do a sort of retreat towards my birthday, either the week leading up to or […]
July 30, 2019

The Lies We Christians Let Slip…

I regularly find myself faced with a situation where I have to defend my faith based on the gullibility of some ‘Christians’ like these ones in […]
July 17, 2019

The Journey is a Triathlon, But You’ve Been Trained for a Sprint

When I present myself as a doctoral student, a writer, with a youth development organization as well as a regular blogging gig on the side- I […]
June 30, 2019

Let’s be real: Being a Christian Is Hard.

Our churches are beginning to sound like the marketing interns who have been commanded to get a certain number of customers each day. Nearly every message […]
May 29, 2019

Look Back A Little More

Motivational messages often say we shouldn’t look back on the journey. That we should forget the past and look forward in hope.  They generally assume that […]
April 26, 2019

What Lesson Are You Learning Now?

Dear Christian Bro/Sis, Consider this: the Christian’s life is part prep school, part boot camp. We’re being groomed, pruned, molded and made ready for life in God’s […]
April 13, 2019

An Ode to the Angry Feminist (March 2019’s Missing post II)

Each March,  in celebration of women’s month I do a post related in some way to feminism or the women’s movement. As with the last post […]
March 31, 2019

Music for the Journey (March 2019 Missing Post)

Twice now, I have come across an interesting post on Facebook which asked me to consider my life as a movie and suggest what songs are […]