Grief After Separation and Divorce (Part 1)

I just thought about grief after divorce/separation today. Two days ago, I asked my friend to talk to some people on my behalf because I just didn’t feel like talking. Later in the evening I whispered in her inbox  “I dug out files sent to my ex-husband and am so sad and angry, I can’t … Read more

Domestic Violence and The Church

My name is Emily Omondi. A member of the body of Christ. A woman who went through abuse and has been creating awareness on matters domestic violence by sharing my experiences and lessons learnt. As I write this am a submitted representative of the church. I have been reading different rants/opinions/ advice/ mockeries…..and all that has … Read more

Leave and Live (Part 2)

I have been skirting around this subject; “counseling the couple who’ve gone through abuse” To a huge extent it scares me but again is there comfort in caressing fear? Am still so disturbed by the sudden deaths happening in homes with couples prior to their deaths displaying such extensive love worth being jealous of!  Aren’t these … Read more

Leave and Live (Part 1)

I have to confess, writing about domestic violence as a Christian is the most daring thing I’ve done in my life. Sometimes I hung up my boots but again the master sends me back to the fields and so I’ll tarry some more and wade through the repercussions. The story of the late Mueni suspected … Read more

Discipling Children After Domestic Violence

I have been thinking how Christians who have gone through domestic violence are handling their children’s spiritual lives🤔. Are we still able to sell our God to them? I am not a very patient mother but my daughter has given me no option. So I have had to enjoy engaging them in devotions. Like talking … Read more

In the desert of Beersheba…

There lies a wailing boy, and there 100 miles away, hides a mother too scared to watch her son die on her. No water… No food… No family… No relations.. Earlier the son’s father had given them some food and a container of water. They had their whole life ahead of them, the desert had … Read more

HOW TOXIC CAN THE ABUSED BE? (Part 2)

Let’s continue with Kananu episodes. Isn’t it a struggle to write this! Sometimes when we lack identity and security we specialize in our areas of expertise to give us a boost and a name in different kinds of relationships we engage in. We become servants in all the spaces we show up on, to our … Read more

HOW TOXIC CAN THE ABUSED BE! (Part 1 )

                     As we look forward to the success of #lowerfoodprices, My crazy friend Kananu dares me to write on how the abused becomes very toxic and abusive in their other relationships.  I know she thinks this is a piece of cake for me but am stammering all through.  How do you even share how abusive … Read more

THE SHAME OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

I have tasted the shame of bed wetting. I have tasted the shame of being infested with jiggers. I have tasted the Shame of poverty/lack/Scarcity. I have tasted the shame of birthing out of wedlock. I have experienced shame…… But then there’s the shame of domestic abuse. And especially on a Christian woman. And so … Read more