Marriage

The Curious Case of Mismatched Libidos

Just for starters, it is important to reiterate that sex is God made and not man made or porn-made. God invented sex Aside from procreation, God’s intention was that the husband & wife would find pleasure and enjoyment together. Listen to what King Solomon said about sex in Ecc. 9:9 Enjoy life with your wife, […]

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Marriage

The One Minute Man

There was a banger of a song, released by Missy Eliot & Timbaland in 2001, going by this title. When it came out then, we all laughed calling it ridiculous, what fool of a man is this who would last a minute in love making. 20 years later, this is the reality in many homes. […]

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Marriage

The Big Bedroom Bully

A bully is basically someone who always wants their own way. It’s always their way or the high way. They use all kinds of schemes and tricks to ensure that they get what they want. Manipulation & mind games are their favourite cards to deal to others. Unfortunately, bullies grow up, get married and end […]

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Marriage

Why We Keep Getting F’s in Sex

Growing up, there was no topic more taboo-ish than sex. That song, ‘Let’s talk about Sex’, by Salt-N-Pepa, was so wrong, you knew you were headed straight to hell just thinking about it. I only wish we did, talk about sex, that is. It would have saved a lot of hurt ache to our future […]

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Marriage

When A Man Loves A Woman

“Do, I have to tell you every time that I love you?” , I constantly quipped to my wife, Gathoni. “I have never stopped loving you, and in any case I do, you will be 1st in line to find out”.Such conversations starred frequently in our pillow talk nights at the end of long dreary […]

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Marriage

God Never Gives You A Finished Product

Two very shy individuals got married on that day. We had had quite the great run with our courtship. It was time we got married, we figured. We could not stay away from each other. The love was too much, it felt like it was just about to consume us. Paul wrote in one of […]

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Weddings

Sharon & Brian: A Campus Love Story

How we met really depends on which one of us you ask, we have a his and hers version to our how we met story and with time it’s become my favourite love story. We met for the first time on campus, we were taking the same course at the time, shortly after completing high […]

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Marriage Personal

The One That Got Away

I stumbled upon an interesting story in the Bible. One I had never heard before in my many years this side of the African sun. The story is not a real one though, its a parable of sorts. It is found in 1st Kings 20. The story is set in the middle of a battle […]

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Marriage Personal

How To Love Your Wife

If there is one question that I have grappled with my much during our short marriage, is the question on How I am to Love my wife. Many amazing sermons and blogs have been written on this topic to try and explain how a man is meant to love his wife. Interestingly, everyone one has […]

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Engagements

Winnie & Sam’s Karura Engagement

Winnie & Sam’s engagement session was such a wonderful experience. We started the shoot well past 6pm and shot for only about 20 minutes. The session was amazing, the energy was great and yes, the images were amazing too. Thanks Winnie & Sam for allowing us to document your beautiful engagement session Make-up: Sunshine’s Beautiful […]

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Personal

A Queen Was Born On This Day

Today, my amazing wife turns a year older. This past year for us, like all y’all, has been really difficult, wading through the new territory of parenting toddlers, home-schooling, new businesses and trying to stay alive in the midst of a pandemic. This is a special appreciation post to Gathoni and all the amazing women, […]

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Planning Basics

Top Wedding/Event Venues in Nairobi

Without a venue, there is no event happening! That is the truth. Getting a venue has to be amongst the most stressful items to check off your vendor list. We wanted to make your work easier and list some of the top wedding/event venues that you can discover in Nairobi, Kenya. Sit back, relax and […]

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Weddings

Aida & Michael: A Jewish Wedding

  How We Met It seems to be no coincidence that these two met at a place called Global Lounge. An inclusive place that welcomes people of all cultures, of all faiths, of all backgrounds. It was September 2015; Aida had been working in the role that Michael had applied for, for about a month […]

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Business

If You Want to be Successful, Help Others Succeed

As long as you are still breathing, you want one thing, to be successful! No one wants to become a failure. God made us that way. We all want to improve ourselves, we all desire to become better versions of ourselves. For as long as I can recall, I have always dreamed of success. Success, […]

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Business Success & Life

Every Crisis Has A Silver Lining

2021 has taken a turn for the worse and many people are wondering if we will make it to the end. We are not only on lockdown but our livelihoods are also on lockdown. Businesses have been shut down and millions are having to face a future we have never imagined possible. All of us, […]

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Marriage

Before You Meet Him

Yesterday’s post was dedicated to the men and their role in marriage, you can read that post here. Today’s post is dedicated to the ladies. This is a VERY important post and I pray that every woman, whether single or married will get to read it and assimilate the principles contained here, in her spirit. […]

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Marriage

Before You Meet Her

My single years were a beautiful mess. By the time I was meeting Gathoni, I was in desperate need of saving. I was at that time living all by myself in a bed-sitter in a locality called Mirema. I worked as a Network Engineer for a local Telco firm and my life was consumed by […]

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Business

We Discovered A Short Cut To Wealth

Gathoni & I just got fed up with being broke. We had long suffered enough and had learned our lesson! (I still wonder what is the point of brokenness! ….Anyway!) Why was money eluding us so much, in spite of all our hard work? All that occupied our minds was MONEY and how much getting […]

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Marriage

The Invisible Killer of All Relationships

Every time Gathoni & I fight, one thing is always present, underlying in every argument and conflict. Every time we feel frustrated and get tired of each other, the same thing is always present. The only problem is that none of us can see it. It’s invisible. It’s deadly and its name is PRIDE. The […]

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Marriage

Self Control: The Most Difficult Thing The World

I always felt like living as a Christian was the most boring thing ever!! There were thousands of rules and regulations, you could not do this, you could not do that! I hated it. I wanted to live free. You Only Live Once (YOLO) right? So what was the point of living your whole life […]

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Marriage

Our Long Stay in The Prison of People’s Opinions

For so long Gathoni and I were imprisoned by the imaginary prison of people’s opinions. Before we got married, every couple we met, told us how great marriage was, they all looked so perfect with their matching outfits and well-oiled faces. “Marriage is so amazing“, they all told us. “Our only regret is that we […]

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Marriage

My Indiscipline Almost Cost Us Our Marriage

The last thing I believed about myself was that I was indisciplined. I was a well-mannered boy all through my school years. I never got into any trouble other than those communal punishments, when the class did not feel like smoking out the culprit and instead got punished as the herd. Discipline has always been […]

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Weddings

Anika + Javier: A 4 Day Diani Celebration

Javier first locked eyes with Anika as she was walking past him with his manager who happens to be Anika’s best friend! From that moment onwards Javier was smitten. However, Anika did not share the same sentiment, only until they started working together in a hospital back in 2012. He made her laugh like no […]

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Marriage

A Hug A Day Keeps The Affairs Away

Forgive the very cheesy title, please read on and you can judge the book by its contents once done. One thing we have asked God is that He keeps ignorance far from us. God has been lenient with us and He has started to answer our prayers. One of the things that I, (Ben) have […]

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Weddings

David & Bernahdette: The Day We Stopped Reggae

We met in Langata where we grew up, we had been seeing each other around Langata but never got to speak until we met at a mutual friend’s house. This friend was flying out to the US and had a farewell party. David saw Bernahdette and asked her for a cup of tea – Bernadette […]

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Marriage

The Power Of Focusing on One Woman

Focus is one very strange word. I used to hear it a lot during those motivational talks when the speakers narrated to the audience that the secret to succeeding in any prospect, is simply to focus on it. I never paid much attention to it until the day I married Gathoni. Before we got married, […]

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Weddings

Eddie & Selina:: A Hook Up Led to Happy Ever After

How We Met AS TOLD BY EDDIE Our story is unique, our story is divine, our story is heaven-sent, only God could orchestrate such a story. It was October 2015, my family and I were in Kenya on vacation. We had planned to go to the Maasai Mara on a safari with my aunt, 16-year-old […]

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Marriage

Every Married Person Needs To Read This

Just before Covid hit, Gathoni & I’s marriage was in the Emergency room, trying to get resuscitated back to life. No one had a clue this was happening, and the most interesting thing was that we also did not know. We simply existed. Life was a long & never-ending race, always just a step ahead […]

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Engagements

A Limuru Country Club Engagement: Bernadette & Brian

This was our very 1st time visiting Limuru Country Club and we absolutely loved it. It is one of the most breath-taking locations we have had the pleasure of visiting. The weather was just right, chilly and overcast and the surrounding was a photographer’s dream come true. Bernadette & Brian were getting married in a […]

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Marriage

Is Cheating the New Normal?

For the past week, social media has been awash with amorous tales and sexual escapades of married folk. The institution of marriage has taken quite a hit, and the culprit is the ancient enemy: infidelity. The bible tells us that there is nothing new under the sun. Sex was God’s gift to the married couple, […]

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Weddings

Angie & Justin: A TV Show Led To Our Happy Ever After

Angie & Justin’s wedding was one for the record books. We had such mad, crazy fun all through their wedding day. Justin is famous for being in lots of ads including the very famous ‘Uko na charger?’ one. While Angie hosts ‘Our Perfect Wedding’ show on Maisha magic. So, definitely, it had to be all […]

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Business Marriage

The Key To My Success Is With My Wife

I remember during the processes leading up to our wedding, some good ol’ ladies from our church gave Gathoni some interesting advice. They told her that to ensure a happy marriage, she only needed to satisfy her husband’s two most primal needs. Food & sex. This is what they said in verbatim “Bwana yako ako […]

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Marriage

The Lust of the Eyes

During our PMCC (Pre-marital counseling Class) our facilitator shared a very interesting story. Before he got married, he never had an issue with other women, his eyes were all for his wife to be. Though once he got married, it’s like the scales fell off his eyes, and for the 1st time, he could see […]

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Marriage

When the Love ‘Feeling’ Left

I felt like someone had lit a ‘Nebuchadnezzar’ fire under my feet, every time I saw Gathoni. I could not take my eyes and heart off her. She was exciting, dazzling, enchanting, and mesmerizing all at the same time. I could not believe my luck, I had bagged such a rare & special gift. She […]

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Marriage

Our Unscripted Interview

We had such an amazing time sharing our life journey and our ministry for marriage. This is just part of our broken story and how an imperfect couple is made beautiful by a perfect God See below the interview that aired on NTV hosted by the incredible Grace Msalame To God Be The Glory The […]

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Maternity

Nirali & Kunal: A Themed Baby Bump

Nirali & Kunal are like a 2nd family to us, and so we were thrilled when Nirali reached out about us photographing their bump session. We did this at our Parklands Studio. As always props and working around a theme always wins when it comes to shoots. Here are some of my favorites from the […]

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Personal

Number 1 Reason Why Marriages Fail

God willing, over the next few weeks, we desire to delve more into the issues of marriages, relationships, and singlehood. What I find interesting about this marriage institution is that those in it are dying to get out, while those on the outside cannot wait to get in. I realized that there are a lot […]

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Business

How To Grow Your Business on Instagram

Instagram is a brilliant app if you are looking at starting and growing your business. The best thing about it is that it is free to use, and if you are dedicated to it, you can grow your business in leaps and bounds. Instagram, for us, has been the proverbial goose that lays the golden […]

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Engagements

Engaged: A Shiro & Elam Love Story

We had been chatting for quite a while with Elam & Shiro about their engagement shoot and also their soon to come wedding. So, when they were back in town, it was only natural to hook up and get this shoot done with. Great people they are and we had an amazing time shooting these […]

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Personal

Winning The War

This is the continuation of Part 1 that we started yesterday about overcoming ‘Secret Sin’. In case you have not read it then you can check it out here. God is faithful, and nothing that He does in us and through us in vain. God convicted us to share our story because He knew that […]

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Personal

It Wasn’t Me!

The year 2000 was a great year. The world, as most thought would end, did not end, and Shaggy released one of the biggest bangers of his career, IT WASN’T ME. The story line is basically a man was caught red-handed cheating by his girlfriend. He then calls his friend who advises him that whatever […]

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Personal

Dealing With The In-Laws: The Precursor

Today, we address the wives. I pray that you will be open to what the Lord has to say to you today. I ask you to read this with an open mind, to be open to instruction. Read this and then ask the Holy Spirit to instruct & to teach you. I pray that you […]

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Personal

Dealing With The In-Laws: Part 1

One of the most difficult things that you will face as newly weds is having to deal and relate with the new family that you have just acquired. The thing Gathoni & I found out was that you can choose your spouse, but you never get to choose your in-laws. Just the same way you […]

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Personal

Managing God’s Money & Financial Freedom

Quite a few people asked us to write about this issue of personal finance. The reason why Gathoni & I were a little hesitant about it, was the fact that our marriage is the poster-child of money mismanagement 😪 💔. I wish we had it all figured out and had millions of shillings 💰💵💸🤑 lying […]

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Personal

The Hardest Job In The World

The Year 2020, started on a high for us. We had had a not so good 2019, and we prayed and trusted God that 2020 would be better. Things, (as we know now) got worse! I never, in my wildest dreams imagined that there would be a time I would be home for 6 months, […]

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Personal

Free Training For Small Businesses

Photos Courtesy of Sun Africa Studios Hey fam, I pray that our Lord has kept you well, in his grace and tender mercies. We have been well too, God has been faithful, even when we have been faithless, He is such a wonderful God. The purpose of this post is just to share what God […]

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Maternity

Our 2nd Baby Bump Shoot

The year is 2017, we have been with child for most of the year. Gathoni is almost full term now and we realise that we have not taken any baby bump pictures. So, we open up an ideas group with our partner Jose from Sun Africa Studios and start building up some ideas for our […]

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Engagements

Wanjiru & Mwangi :: A Primary School Love Story

I Promise These two are quite special to us, since Wanjiru happens to be my wife’s only blood sister. And it was incredible to watch this beautiful love story begin, flourish and end up at the altar. Truly, God is the perfect match maker and He is never late or wrong. Their story is so […]

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Weddings

Victor & Lesley: A Bro-Zone Led to an I-Do!

What can I say about Victor & Lesley? There are so many many good things to say about them, that I know not where to start. The interesting thing is that we met for the very 1st time on their wedding day, and immediately I knew that they were amazing people. Lesley 1st wrote to […]

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Personal Real Couples

Our Very 1st Photoshoot Together

When God Made You The year was 2012, June to be precise. Gathoni was in her 3rd year at JKUAT pursuing a degree in Horticulture and Landscape Technology. I, on the other hand lived in a small one bedroom house in Kiamumbi, where we both grew up. We were two young people in love. Gathoni […]

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Weddings

Hanneke & Brian: A BBM Love Story

Pink Sweat I bumped into Hanneke & Brian by chance as they were visiting the offices of our sister company Sun Africa Studios to book their wedding. We exchanged a-few pleasantries and then they asked me if I could shoot their wedding. I was thrilled, their date was just before the commencement of the busy […]

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Weddings

Sapiyon & Jeff: He Makes All Things Beautiful in His Time

Background Instrumental Jeff & Sapiyon are not your usual run-of-the-mill kind of couple. I knew that right from our very 1st meeting. Gathoni & I run late for our very 1st meeting and I was not sure how they would take us (Judging from past experience :-). Sapiyon came in 1st with her good buddy […]

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Weddings

Ashish & Malvika: A Bad Cup Of Coffee Started It

Ashish first caught a glimpse of Malvika at her residence in 2015 during the festival of Diwali. Fortunately/Unfortunately Malvika offered Ashish a cup of ice cold coffee which was decent, but not to Ashish’s liking (Ashish prefers his with 3 tea spoons of sugar).  Malvika, however, still believe she makes the best coffee!! This gave […]

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Personal Real Couples

Gathoni: An Appreciation Post

Not very often in this vain world would you stumble upon an angel in human likeness. So, on the occasion that it does happen, it is prudent to be thankful for such an amazing gift. About 11 years ago, God brought an angel my way. I did not think I was one who needed saving, […]

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Weddings

Kharey & Daniel: Smitten At 1st Sight!

How We Met Ours is a simple story that began almost 8 years ago. I attended a company function at a restaurant and Kharey happened to be one of the hostesses welcoming us. I was immediately captivated by her stunning beauty and that night marked the beginning of a long chase that lasted months. I did not […]

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Weddings

Quentin & Siteiya: A Work Place Romance

My Girl-The temptations How We Met We met on a work assignment back in 2012. We were both seeing other people at that point, so we kept things professional. We worked on that job and a couple of more jobs intermittently. At the end of 2014 we met again via a mutual friend but in […]

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