Be Still

Like a lie, Insecurity and fear are loud, And beg to be heard. Like truth, Confidence is silent and calm, And demands to be felt. Still is the heart that is drenched in truth, Loud is the mouth that is crippled by fear. Peaceful is the conscience that is stilled by confidence, Erratic is the…

Making gods of Humans

If 2019 has solidified anything for me, it’s that we should never make gods of human beings. The way the wealthy are given god status in all spheres of society is incredibly problematic. We’re told to aspire to be like them so that when walk in the room, everyone trembles. But we never asked how…

Naked.

I hope reading this makes you realize that you too are extraordinary!

TOWTA

My only concern is that in 2019, the European standard of beauty is still considered, not only superior but the norm, in African society and anyone who does not adopt it, is required to justify that choice.

When it’s too late…

I’ve watched a lot of people allow pride and/fear rob them of true joy. Often, I talk about living; truly living. Taking risks, being vulnerable, being brave… And people think I’m naive. We have allowed fear to convince us that Speaking our hearts makes us weak. So we wallow in regret, When it’s simply too…

Always Do More

Always do more.   I don’t think I’ve ever regretted trying a little harder, holding on a little longer or caring a little more than I should have.   All my regret lies in not trying hard enough, not holding on long enough and not caring enough.   Always do more.

If I’ve ever…

If I’ve ever told you I loved you, I meant it. I still do. Because, what I meant wasn’t that I was “in love” with you… I don’t care much for that phrase, I’m not even sure I believe in it, really. “In love”… A feeling… I don’t think so. Anyway, what I did mean,…

We do not. Time.

I write about love them with extreme urgency because it is indeed, an urgent matter. Life is fragile, Time is fragile. Forever is never as long as we imagine it to be. What a shame it would be, To deprive ourselves of the gift of love today, Because we think “we still have time”? But…