An open letter to hope

You give birth to the fighting spirit, the mother of the fighting spirit. The fire that keeps people going and hoping. You, who helps people get up when they're down. You, who makes me look forward to tomorrow. Hope, you are good, you are beautiful. You make us stay us stay in toxic conditions and … Continue reading An open letter to hope


Is the past important?

The past is our foundation. Where our seeds were planted, hence our roots-the beginning. Whether or not we survive what's coming, depends on what's gone, as it contributed to who we are right now. Whether the tree survives the storm, will depend on its upbringing. The wind has caused the root system to grow deeper, … Continue reading Is the past important?

Why you should allow yourself to feel and express your emotions

One, too many times we are forced to be strong, for ourselves or for others. Showing and feeling emotions is seen as a weakness. Meaning anything we should be feeling is usually disregarded, masked or escaped, but is that good? They say distract yourself, keep yourself busy, focus on something else, remove the reminder from … Continue reading Why you should allow yourself to feel and express your emotions

The mediator

Then woman, the mediator, The centre of the universe. The path between the father and The child. The reason two families Befriend to become one. The reason someone else's son Becomes my son. Just imagine, imagine the world Without, a woman. The world without the mediator. There would be no mediator, and No need for … Continue reading The mediator

When can you say it wasn’t meant to happen

If it happens, it was meant to happen. If it doesn't happen, it wasn't. So if it hasn't happened, does it mean it still wasn't meant to happen? Or is it waiting for you to make it happen? At what point can we say say it wasn't meant to happen? At what point do we … Continue reading When can you say it wasn’t meant to happen

Good, the mother of all wickedness

It all started with Eve. For it is all done in the name of "good", the good we want for ourselves, the good we want for others. The good gives birth to the bad. The good lives with the bad. The good is found in the bad. It is the good that makes us bad. … Continue reading Good, the mother of all wickedness

You are privileged

No matter how bad being I'm those shoes is, whether they are; too big or too tight, never forget that you are privileged. You have something that somebody else doesn't have. You have something that someone wishes for. Somebody out there, needs them more than you do, and would be more thankful. Somebody else doesn't … Continue reading You are privileged

Lessons I learnt before my first varsity graduation

1. I shouldn't compare myself It started when I was in the same class with the person I once looked up to, he was repeating. Knowing he was a top achiever in high school and now this? There was no way I could make it, if he couldn't. Guess what? I made it. I realised … Continue reading Lessons I learnt before my first varsity graduation

Should we be ashamed?

Should we be ashamed? Should we be ashamed of being different? Not having what others have. Not living how others live or practicing what they do?  I mean you're different, most likely an outcast, should you be ashamed of standing out? Should we be ashamed of our backgrounds? As much as it is an involuntarily … Continue reading Should we be ashamed?

Let God!

I may stress and worry. But I would be to toturing myself because God got me. I know seeing is believing,  we want to see, to believe. But, this is the reason why there is something called faith. Faith is believing, but not seeing. One thing that enables us to keep the faith is knowing … Continue reading Let God!