Tired of taking care of a family whose ingratitude knew no bounds, she decided that after she finished the housework, the cooking, the laundry and the ironing, she was going to pack her bags and go and stay at her sister’s place.  She’d watched her mother waiting hand and foot on her father who never… Read More Tired

The Widow

Woman, widow, mother, poor, invisible, substandard. Unloved, neglected, shamed. Blamed for her husband’s death.  Alienated by his family.  Believed to be cursed.   Life for a widow in her society is tough, unsympathetic and unbearable.  Suicide seemed to be the only relief and release from the pain but God had other plans.  He sent three female… Read More The Widow