Munira Premji

My Blog

In February 2012, I was diagnosed with two cancers of the blood: Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Stage 3 Multiple Myeloma. 3 years later, in December, 2015, I got breast cancer: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma.
This website, which includes my blog, my podcast, my videos, my book, and other services that I provide, is an attempt to share my journey with you from a place of vulnerability – – my fears, my hopes and the countless blessings along the way. I hope that my experiences will give you the courage and optimism to battle through your own difficulties and challenges.
Like the Mighty Oak Tree whose leaves and branches are constantly tested by the wind, these cancers have tested my strength beyond measure. With your continued prayers and support, and with God’s grace, I will embrace this journey – and all its learnings and blessings – with hope and love.
– Munira

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Discovering the little things

As we spend time with Mos Malik and Amaal Noor, it is fascinating to us how they will focus on the little things. Give them …

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When Things Don’t Go According to Plan…

So here I was. Preparing to co-facilitate a full day leadership program on zoom for a client in Vancouver. Except I was in Nairobi, a …

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It was a beautiful example of inclusion. On our recent trip to Nairobi, Nagib and I were at the Sarit Centre with Amaal. Amaal was …

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Her name is Winnie and she is an active, proud, redhead Kenyan, always moving, her eyes darting to acknowledge a new customer. She has a …

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Cheche-isms or what Dutch People Say

opened up our eyes to a whole new world and a very different way of living. And we are all the richer for it.

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Choosing Hope: Acoustic Version!

This week, the irrepressible and exuberant Farah Mitha released an acoustic version of her original song, “Choosing Hope” that captures my journey with cancer.

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Happy Halloween!

Those eyes.  That cheeky smile.  Those chubby cheeks. That little 13 lb baby nestled in a pumpkin, lovingly carved by her dad. And as if …

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FOLD selects Choosing Hope for their September Challenge

The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) is Canada’s first festival for diverse authors and storytellers. Each year, the FOLD’s Reading Challenge encourages booklovers to diversify …

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