When we’re overcome with the pain of betrayal, or loss, our focus is often on what we no longer have, … Continue Reading The pain of being empty
As a child, I recall idyllic holidays in the heartland of Kwazulu Natal. A small farm town with only basic amenities, and a farm with an abundance of natural intrigue, even more than beauty. These are two destinations that merge … Continue Reading The Betrayal of Pain
We go through life seeking to be understood, slowly shedding each layer of protection as we grow bolder in our journey towards finding that elusive state of comfort between the fire that rages within, and the composure expressed without. It’s … Continue Reading The Gravity of You
blackaurora: Dear Allah, You know I love you. I love you so much. You’re the only source of hope and positivity in my life. Allah, I have learned so much about islam and You and myself because of this … Continue Reading Letter to Allah.
cynicallyjaded: I pray that you never will understand some of what I’m going through, some of what I feel, or some of what I think…because to understand you would need to experience what I’ve experienced. And I wouldn’t want you … Continue Reading To my daughters…
When others share their views or sentiments about tragic moments in my own life, it often overwhelms me more than the experience itself. Those first moments on hearing the bad news, or rationalising the loss left me feeling sombre, but … Continue Reading Computing Loss