Hi, my name is Chenai Mbanga! Welcome to my blog! I write to encourage, inspire and empower you in growing in your spiritual life through reflections and prose. I have been writing on this blog for 5 years now, and it has been a journey! Join me as I continue my journey toward self-actualizing.❤


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A Candle In the Wind

When I heard that you had passed away I didn’t want to believe it. I thought it was a terrible, distasteful joke, one I had planned on telling you so we could laugh. Because we always laughed. There was always something to laugh about, something to joke about. Folks says don’t take today for granted because tom…

Me Too

Have you been reading on the Harvey Weinstein scandal? Do you have any thoughts?   Hmm...not really, other than anger, disgust, a bit of hopelessness, and something that I can't quite name. Hopelessness? Why? I wonder if it's going to stop, if anything truly is going to change; if it has opened up …

Bitter Tea

Sin follows me like a shadow. I sit, it sits with me. I pray, it stands outside the doors, knocking, and knocking, waiting for me to slip.  I eat, and it sits across from me, smiling sardonically. I sleep, and it enters the room, standing at the foot of my bed, watching me, tempting me. I told myself I had …