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I ABORTED & IT SAVED MY LIFE

I ABORTED & IT SAVED MY LIFE

My period was 4 days late and it was never late. The sore breasts, the puking, the cramps, although these were all symptoms I faced whenever I was on my period anyway. Not to mention the fatigue these past few days. I checked my calendar for the hundredth time before...

I TERMINATED: A KING WOULD HAVE BEEN BORN TODAY

I TERMINATED: A KING WOULD HAVE BEEN BORN TODAY

Our baby would have been born today, do you know that? Our progeny, bone of my bones Our pleasurable mistake but the universe’s manifestation of my deepest desires I am pregnant, three little words with so much weight so much meaning Words with the power to rip us...

THE REASON WHY YOU NEED TO STOP MAKING PROMISES

THE REASON WHY YOU NEED TO STOP MAKING PROMISES

Years ago I got the chance to visit a childrens home (I hate calling them orphanages, story for another day) with my then church choir. It was such a trip for me because I too was orphaned at seven years old. I wanted to hug all of them and let them know that they...

TRUTH IS GRIEF DOESNT HAVE A TIME STAMP

TRUTH IS GRIEF DOESNT HAVE A TIME STAMP

When you fall and get hurt your healing depends on what you do to help the wound to heal. You have to clean it, dress and band aid it, sometimes you are required to do this twice or thrice a week. In the beginning you will dread each change because removing the band...

WHY PAIN AND HURT ARE PART OF YOUR HEALING

WHY PAIN AND HURT ARE PART OF YOUR HEALING

There was a time when I was home alone and I had gone out into town for some errands. And as I was getting into a kombi (taxi) two men played major tricks on me and I didn't realize they were stealing my phone. It was only when I had settled and wanted to pull it and...