14 Maart 2019 the sacrament of waiting slowly she celebrated the sacrament of letting go first she surrendered her green then the orange, yellow and red finally she let go of her brown shedding her last leaf she stood empty and silent, stripped bare, leaning against the winter sky she began her vigil of trust. … Continue reading oorgawe
Sometimes you just need to talk to a four-year-old and an 84-year-old to understand life again. (Kristen Butler) I have been in a tug of war to write this article. It is easy to write when you have worked through your feelings, or when time has passed and healing has taken place. At this … Continue reading it’s okay if people don’t like you, most people don’t even like themselves
My family is in a good space at the moment. When I look back on the past seventeen years of being a single parent, I know that we are here by God’s grace. Nothing else. We had an eventful life, full of ups and downs, uncertainties and stress. Despite everything that happened, we survived. God … Continue reading Metanoia (n.) the journey of changing one’s mind, heart, self, or way of life
It just happened. I woke up one morning and I had peace. It felt as if I knew myself, my personality and character. Thinking about my journey and how I got to that morning, I tried to connect the dots and realised that I couldn’t. The past was behind me. That was it. It … Continue reading cry a river. build a bridge. get over it.
I found personal happiness as a direct result of family conflict. The interaction left deep scars and I spent many years mourning the loss of my family and my relationships with them. It remains a questionable subject and not every person that I meet fully understands the extent of the consequences of my decision. Looking … Continue reading when you stay in your lane, there’s no traffic