I HAVE A GREAT FRIEND IN YOU. 20.03 — therealetsey

This dawn, I had a rather surreal mind journey with legendary American gospel singer, award-winning songwriter, arranger, record producer, pastor, a man who has been referred to as “father of modern day gospel music,” a true music sensation and piano maestro (although he never learnt or read about it), Andrae Crouch. I had to fall […]…

Broken Ivory- Sending lots of Love to you in Heaven

One year. Whew! Time really does fly doesn’t it? 6:52 am last year you were admitted into heaven. I know the concept of time is probably not the same in heaven, but I imagine God keeps track of the admission dates of his angels and throws some kind of party for them, right? I still…

The Hostel Manager, The Programmer and Me ;)

Tadaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!! So as you may have noticed, I recently acquired a brand new name! Rosa Antoinette ( Kuukua Annang Asante ( here’s the part where I do my happy dance and display all my 32 and couple more teeth lol.) Yes, I got married to a very beautiful person Francis Asante. Anyone who has met this man…

Little Matters

“He’s only a friend!” screamed Enam, “How many times will I have to explain this to you Judah? I can’t suddenly stop seeing my friends just because I am getting married to you!” ” Look, I know he is your friend. But how many of your friends call and text you at least ten times…

Broken Ivory: 10.9. Happy 58th!

How are birthdays celebrated in heaven? I guess every day is a party up there huh? I miss you, and our special birthday prayer sessions. Do you remember when we threw you a surprise party one day early because we confused your birthday with 9/11? All that work for nothing! lol Do you remember when…

Broken Ivory: Moments of weakness in my journey of strength

Just when I  start to think that the tears have finally dried up, and the strange deep hollow inside of me is becoming more bearable to live with, something happens that scratches the surface of my scabbed heart. It has been anything from cinnamon tea, a key holder, to your favorite Maria song by Amandzeba. Sometimes it’s…

‘S’ is for Struggle

Mansa stared at the pregnancy test stick in her hand. Any woman would be happy, but tears quickly formed in the corners of her eyes as she looked down at the forming + sign on the stick. It was positive.  She loved kids, but after 4 miscarriages and two still births in her six years…

Broken Ivory: When Silence is Golden

…Yeah I had the same reaction. Really?!! You’re telling me that a disaster that claimed the lives of over a hundred people. was a blessing to you because they are going to keep your dead daughter company? Really?!

Draft Series 1

I clear my throat so I can speak louder without choking on my food, “You should all know by now that a woman’s sole purpose in life is to please her man who will marry her. Even if she goes to school, breaks her head while studying to get a first class which the man probably won’t get, it does not matter. She must still be able to run…

How to Search for a Job in Ghana

You’ve finally graduated university. All praise to God who has shown you  such mercy. Now you too wield a certificate, the ultimate weapon of survival in this our economy. It doesn’t matter that you had Third class; we all know the hustle you went through to get to where you are. Shame on all the…