An Ode to our beloved Mary – She was always there

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She was there when Mummy needed a hand.
She was there when Mummy needed to look dapper for church.
She was there when the home needed to be spic and span.
She was there preparing a meal for family and Mummy’s guests too.
She was there for all of Mummy’s doctors’ appointments.
She was there when Mummy wanted her favorite snack.
She was there when Kwambie called her at random moments of the day to ask about Mummy’s well-being.
She was there picking choice fruits and vegetables at the market for Mummy.
She was there when we needed someone to babysit the Champ.
She was there in our daily prayer morning devotions with Mummy.
She was there when we took Mummy to get her Huduma number.
She was there in Mummy’s final journey to the land of our ancestors.
She was there when Kwambie needed to sort out stuff at home, a time to move on.
She was there preparing meals for the fundis at home.
She was there for her own children because she did all this for the love of her own.
Esther was there through thick and thin.
Yes Esther, because Mummy nicknamed her beloved caregiver so.

I will never ever forget you Mary/Esther. I write this with emotional tears in my eyes, may God bless you, multiply you and multiply your children. Kwambie is just but a phone call away, never ever forget that . I wish you all the best in your future undertakings, be blessed. I look forward to hearing of the good things that our God brought your way in years to come
and yes, I do love you for you became more of family than a care giver to us for you were ALWAYS there.

Kwambie Nyambane
Kwambie Nyambane
Kwambie Nyambane is a Sales Force Effectiveness Manager in a leading bank in Kenya 'by day', a passionate inspirational blogger 'by night'; and a wellness enthusiast championing healthy lifestyle choices. The founder and lead writer of this blog is a Bsc. Food Science and Post -Harvest Technology graduate of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi. Kwambie is a member of Bloggers Association of Kenya. She believes in taking life with a big spoon, seeing the cup always as half full, and enjoying the scenery in this journey called life. Kwambie is daughter to Lilly Moraa and James Nyambane, mother to one beloved son nicknamed "The Champ"; sister to Marci and beloved auntie to the A & Z girls. She and her family make Nairobi City, Kenya their home. This blog is dedicated to her parents Moraa and Nyambane for their awesome inspiration in her formative years, for being her pillar of strength through life, her siblings Marci and Joash, and to her son "The Champ" and her nieces who represent the generation that came after her. May the nuggets contained in this blog serve many generations, the world over to come.

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