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

Monique's Musings

August 9, 2018

Undoing a Culture of Shaming

How do you write about being ashamed of what you are to be proud of? I will try.  *** A few weeks ago, a friend and […]
July 31, 2018

Travelogue: S.A has me thinking we’re cursed… but not for the reason you think

It’s been a while since I’ve written a travelogue, a post about a travel experience. Well, as I’m presently studying in South Africa and will likely […]
July 22, 2018

How a Reading Challenge Led to a Lifestyle Change…

Somethings we know, but don’t know. You know? Like we all know we could do more if we spend the first hour of our day effectively.  […]
June 26, 2018

Be THAT Christian Friend

I’ve observed that the Christian journey is too often a lonely one. Despite the fact that the Bible prioritizes fellowship. Today we’ve limited fellowship to church […]
June 9, 2018

The Employment Problem Cameroonians Are Not Talking About

When we think of employment issues in Cameroon, we often think of the unemployment and how graduates can go for years looking for suitable work. We […]
May 30, 2018

For Christian Girls Who Have Sought Reasons to Live When Faith is Not Enough

I know what it means sister, Know what it means to seek hope like children seek fireflies on too-warm evenings I know what it means sister, […]
May 29, 2018

The Extravagance of Black Forgiveness

A friend of mine recently asked me why I haven’t written about the situation back home. He said he “wished I was still back home because […]
May 15, 2018

April 2018’s Missing Post II: Doing away with Stereotypes One initiative at a Time

There’s a lot to rant about when it comes to Cameroon. Increasingly heavy militarization and other government mishandling of the problems in the Anglophone regions, the […]
May 10, 2018

April 2018’s Missing Post I: Christian Journey Supplements

When I think of April, I think of World Book and Copyright Day on the 23rd… and birthdays of a few unforgettable friends. Both of these […]
March 23, 2018

On Finding A New Church

Hey there! Welcome back to my faith-journey tracking page. This month’s blog post was inspired by the recent self-evaluation I had as I sought a new […]
March 8, 2018

Dear Cameroonian Girl, Yes- you really, truly can #PressforProgress

Above is a brief message I was moved to make a few days back. It’s rough, but it captures the feeling I had that morning. The […]
February 28, 2018

Loving your Non-Christian Friend

Capitalism has branded February the month of love, and for the past few years, I’ve played along with my musings being love-themed every February. This month, […]