By grace.

You know that feeling when you’ve just gone through something terrible and you just cry. Like hard cry/wail cry. You can feel yourself over crying but you know you have to cry like this cause its been so much built up pain.

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It is well with my soul.

So two weeks something told me to do a fast.I had never successfully completed a fast because I always gave into temptation or my heart wasn’t fully into it.  But this time was different. I was feeling a little overwhelmed and my spirit was just tired.Like a part of me was just tired of doing […]

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Yesterday, I cried. – Vanzant

Yesterday, I cried. I came home, went straight to my room, sat on the edge of my bed, kicked off my shoes, unhooked my bra, and I had myself a good cry. I cried until my nose was running all over the silk blouse I got on sale. I cried until my ears were hot. […]

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Solitude is freeing.

I think I might be the happiest and most content I’ve ever been. I always say this in every post but it’s crazy that you can think you’re happy until you reach another level of happiness and peace you didn’t know existed. I am really happy right now. And a lot of it has to […]

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I believe in Love.

I believe that love can see beyond race, religion, age and blood type. I believe love is blind. I believe love is the one of the reasons we exist. To realise and feel that someone can love me beyond my faults and flaws. That I am perfect to an imperfect person that is perfect to […]

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Let go of what’s killing you, even if it kills you to let go.

Let go of what’s killing you, even if it kills you to let go. Whatever you just thought of when you read that, let it go. Anyone who knows me knows that I have (had) a tough time with letting things go. I would sit in self-pity and beat myself up about all the things […]

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Be careful for what you pray for.

From the first day I started at University my prayers always ended with me saying “God please please speak to my mom and let her let me move out”. For a good year my prayers would end like that. I envied the flexibility and freedom that people staying out of home had. I craved that […]

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To my dearest Tiego,

To my dearest Tiego, You are enough. You always have been and you always will be. You are enough despite the amount of people who have left, those who were not strong enough to stay and more than enough for those you chose to love. You are so special. Anyone who has ever met you […]

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For Women who are difficult to love by Warsan Shire.

I discovered Warsan Shire’s work in late 2012. I was bored at work and just browsing around and happened to stumble across her poem “For women who are difficult to love” which talks about consciously changing yourself and adjusting who you are in order to order to be more appealing or accepted by someone you […]

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Look at God!

“Look at God!” was the caption under the first photo of my niece my dear friend Zena wrote on the Instagram picture, look at God! I fell in love with this caption. Not only was she saying my niece was a beautiful creation of God but that my niece herself was God (I just got […]

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