A candle loses nothing by lighting another

Someone I was talking to said this, "A candle loses nothing by lighting another". I chose to remember by posting a blog heading. But now I can't remember exactly who said it! I am hoping that, soon, one of these days, I can elaborate further on it. For now, let me go research this statement! … Continue reading A candle loses nothing by lighting another

Building

I watched my mother build a school. Yes. I watched my mother build a school. I was 7 years old or so when it started and so badly wanted to go to this school. I could not though, I was already ahead in class. It started with her as the only teacher and a single … Continue reading Building

Contents of Contentment

A lot of times we list being content as being financially comfortable, or without challenges in life. And we spend so much time and do so many things trying to achieve this state of being. It is said to be the highest most profound moment of being where everything is just perfect!!! Sometimes, a rare … Continue reading Contents of Contentment

Lifetime Inspiration

today's inspiration,,, a festival of friends. March 29, 2010 at 7:53pm U can kiss ur family and friends goodbye and put miles between u, but at the same time u carry them with u in ur heart, ur mind, ur stomach, because u do not just live in a world but a world lives in … Continue reading Lifetime Inspiration

I live I love I testify.

December 15, 2009 at 10:39am I Live, I Love by Tumisang Ramasu I breathed, I hoped and I hurt Best and most important to me being that I hoped. I loved and got loved back, I didn’t see it, but I know it is there Well wrapped with grace it exists It is my favourite … Continue reading I live I love I testify.

love vs security

May 22, 2010 at 9:54am Broke ass And in love, U rock ma body u soothe my soul, Ur voice echoes in my ears my heart dances, The mention of ur name makes my womanhood flow juices The rhythm of ur walk gives rise to rhythms in my mind U speak to me and i … Continue reading love vs security

Bibliography

August 22, 2011 at 9:36pm Lately I find myself thinking the influence you have had and still have in my life. This has been triggered by the realisation that everytime I apply myself in daily activities and relationships in my life, I always think about you apply yourself in such situations. Subconsciously I adopt the … Continue reading Bibliography

Once upon a time

Once upon a time There was black and white Two distinct colours Two distinct lines Black this side White the other side Black was black, true to the core White alike, Then there was a movement They called it the rainbow New spectrum aglow Black Zulu, Xhosa South African Congolese White English German Lebanese Did … Continue reading Once upon a time

Adorned

The gods adore her, adorned her with beauty Man sees her, ceases the opportunity Woman envies her, envisions her sways theirs I love her, move the heaven and earth for her. She was never made to be like all Harsh to the world she seems Sweet and tender she is inside Not fazed by the … Continue reading Adorned

To my son

If If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or … Continue reading To my son

THEE Mini Country”Wo”Man Moment

Everyone that has conversations with me for more than 30 minutes eventually gets to know about that dream car of mine. Yes, the Mini CountryMan. It was love at first sight, upon stumbling into a pic purely out of utter coincidence. im not car crazy, have never been, so I never even bother with car … Continue reading THEE Mini Country”Wo”Man Moment

Flash-fashion-forward!!!

It is 2013, and what better way to start off the new year on a fresh exciting note!!! Okay, my only new year’s resolution, is to put a bit more time and effort into this space, and, please Lawd help me, find inspiration not in pain and heartache, but the everyday joys and pleasures. One … Continue reading Flash-fashion-forward!!!

Step-up

Step-up A mantra I chant to myself every morning, day, evening and night. Step up to being a good mom, achieve your career goals, buy that house, pay off those debts, go to that girls’ night out, go home to be with family, go to that festival even if you’re alone. Step up and be … Continue reading Step-up