Wednesday, 3 September 2014

My Fight is My Dream

I was having a conversation with a friend on our personal and collective ideas around belief, religion, and traditions. Reflecting back, I marvel how much we humans are so preoccupied by the way we do things, how and why, and for who and for what?! It is as though these thoughts really take a large proportion of our time and preoccupation. Well, for me at least and perhaps more than I would care to admit…

And so today, I am pondering about my ideas, around my sense of purpose and the things I think that I am meant to achieve in this life. As I dwell on this and draw a quote from a rather famous Kenyan Oscar winner who said, “.. our dreams are valid.” I am curious to know how much of what we hope and dream for can weave into every day talk of our life’s purpose and ambitions.

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Of Conformity, Boxes and Bodies......

The following is a talk I had on 31st July 2014 in Amsterdam Netherlands. I


Melissa Muthoni’s on choices in Kenya


Melissa 'Celebrate Freedom Summit 2014' Credit RNW/Michiel Bles