For Women

Put on your oxygen mask first

Camille Mc Millan Rambharat LADIES-YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING: In case of emergency, put your oxygen mask on first before assisting those in your care. Some of us […]

The still, small voice…

By Judy Mc Sween As I drove, I was conscious that the temperature in the car was increasing.  My freshly made-up face had begun to glow.  […]

2021 reminders

Last year, 2020 elucidated the uncertainty of life. As it progressed, there was the acknowledgment that though things are not going according to my plan, they […]

Visio Divina for Women: Thursday, Jan 21

Today we feature the super talented Dr Debra Bartholomew who belongs to two parishes St Mary’s which was her original parish and Assumption in Maraval. Debra […]

Visio Divina For Women: Thursday, Jan 14

Today we feature a southern lass, the multi talented   Djenessa Jean Baptiste who belongs to the parish of Point a Pierre.  Djenessa is an Artist, an […]

God balances us

A few months ago, I stepped onto the scale at the pharmacy. After a few seconds, that paper seemed to slide out of the machine and […]

Lessons on giving and forgiving

By Danielle Boyke The words ‘give’ and ‘forgive’ are two simple words, but these are actions we are reluctant to do at times. There are various […]

Enjoy the pause!

By Lizzie Hernandez Pause! In this ever fast, never stopping, always connected life, we often don’t get to schedule in a pause. We don’t seem to […]

Reflect on the Light

By Judy Mc Sween I decided to end 2020 by a taking a time out: time out to relax, reflect, reframe, and rejuvenate. The relaxation took […]

Poem: The Joy of You

By Marsha Alleyne Oh, you must appreciate the joy of being who you are When you look up embrace the night Blue blankets laced with stars. […]

5 career development tips for the New Year

By Camille Mc Millan Rambharat Yes, it’s been an interesting year for all of us and we had way too much time on our hands. Seriously. […]

Visio Divina for women: Thursday, Jan 7

Happy New Year Ladies! We are back with our weekly Visio Divina experience! So many persons gave us positive feedback on their Visio experiences of 2020; […]

Special Christmas Q&A with our nuns

Confession time!!! When I was young, everyone thought I would become a nun when I got older, even me. I spent some of my early years […]

Walking with Lizzie

By Lizzie Hernandez This morning, we started off walking later than usual but due to the time of year it was still very dark, eerily so. […]

What’s missing?

By J’lane Perriera ‘Something’s missing in my life’. How many of us say this to ourselves, to friends or family. You are not quite sure what […]

Christmas memories & recipes

By Camille Mc Milan Rambharat As I face Christmas 2020, my most enduring memory is of my mother as she prepares for her all-night baking, going […]

Contemplation

Last week I sat down to write, but I couldn’t. There were so many thoughts and so many emotions that I found it difficult to focus […]

Managing self during COVID pandemic

By Judy McSween “I am a Time Out Specialist” I was really looking forward to my travelling at the end of March, a mixture of work, birthday celebration and relaxation.  The […]

Visio Divina for women: Thursday, Dec 17

Hey girlfriend, Join us every Thursday at 3 p.m. for Visio Divina! I hope you will find this to be a fun and inspirational journey to […]

We all had mentors before we had a name for it

By Camille Rambharat Mentorship is an important part of my life and every day I am reminded that parents are our first mentors. We mirror their […]

Visio Divina for women: Thursday, Dec 9

Hey girlfriend, Join us every Thursday at 3pm for Visio Divina! I hope you will find this to be a fun and inspirational journey to help […]

Sometimes I Wish I Could Do Nothing … Just Be

By Judy McSween “I think that I need some time away from everything—a few days by the beach, a few days in the country, somewhere where […]

Lesson from my Grandmother

By Camille Rambharat As I write I think about my grandmother, my first and most enduring image of a strong, forward-thinking woman. Strong, beautiful and classy, […]

To Be A Good Wife

BY STEPHANIE RATTAN A wife of noble character who can find?     She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her     and lacks nothing […]

Our bodies: our property to do what we want?

In a Bloomberg article, Margaret Sanger was described as a “female trailblazer”. This is the opinion of those who see her as a saviour in the […]

Education: Grace, Mercy & Opportunity

By Sharina Gerald I see grace; I see mercy; and I see opportunity. This was the message I sent to my friends in the midst of […]

A Time for Transitions

By Renee Smith God is there in the panic, He is with us now, and He will be with us always – Lois Mowday Rabey One […]

Going through a depression? Learn and trust.

By Lydia Singh, Santa Rosa parish, Arima. COVID-19 happened and sent the world and my world into disarray. It was as if I went to bed […]

Confronting the ugly…

By Simone Delochan I remember the photos of women brutally murdered in 2017, plastered on the front page of Sunday Guardian (January 7). The precedent continues… […]

Going down the wrong road…

By Simone Delochan It was a gruesome scene in the late afternoon. Female body parts were strewn in front of me and I couldn’t help but […]

A concept to live by: People are people and they aren’t all bad

It’s another rainy afternoon in Port of Spain with the typical goose-stepping over streams on the pavements, and mighty leaps (which inevitably fail) over rushing water […]

#LifeinLeggings

By Simone Delochan Every woman has been sexually harassed. Take a poll of the women in your workplace or among your friends, and I am sure […]