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

Monique's Musings

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 […]
February 26, 2019

All Seasons Matter

Dear Reader, As of January of 2018, I began a commitment to using my blog as a medium for sharing about my faith in Jesus Christ. […]
February 14, 2019

5 Love Poems From Me to You

As the people all over the world muse on love (genuine of commercialized fluff) on this Valentine’s Day, permit me share with you some of my […]
January 28, 2019

“How is Home?” You Ask

Since returning home early last month, nearly all my conversations begin with the same recurrent question; how is Cameroon/home? Roughly eight weeks later, I still haven’t found […]
January 1, 2019

Resolution Recommendations for Fellow Christians…

In January of 2018, I committed to sharing my faith through blogging as well. This meant increasing my blogging frequency. All through the year, I made […]
December 17, 2018

The Police Are Not Your Friend, Not Here, Not There, Not Anywhere.

How would you identify a good country? This question or something similar to it has come up in several conversations with friends recently. In the wake […]