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Emma

Celebrating June: Birth month and new adventures

Birth month Birthdays all around. June is super cold where I was born. Living In Pietermaritzburg makes one forget that winter exists; it has these nice warm winters. This makes it easy for my birthday celebrations to be held weekly. Every Thursday is my birthday

baby's feet

Being a mother

Motherhood is one of the most celebrated aspects of human life. We even celebrate a special day; mother’s day. Is being a mother really just that simple? I think it’s a bit more than that. Young girls are groomed from an early age to become

No greater time than this

Listen to the beat of your heart, Hear the song in your soul, Observe the direction in which the trees sway, Feel the force of the breeze, Spread them wings, flap them and go.   You have seen what is to come, You understand what

The irony of a teacher

I have spent my young adulthood and most of my adult life teaching younger ones to follow their hearts. I’ve spent hours working on lesson plans that will better help me convey this message and putting in activities that would imprint in their minds the

It has begun: new beginnings

2018 is finally here. Those that speak spiritual numbers say that 8 is a new beginning. Those that speak numerology say that 8 balances the material and immaterial worlds. They say that the number 8 is practical, realistic and intelligent. That is amazing and truly

You are perfect just as you are (letter to15yr old me)

Dear Courageous Beautiful Visionary I have finally summoned up the strength to write to you. I’ve hesitated for so long to speak to you and to even look at you because I feared something that I did not understand. I know that you don’t consider

It is your time woman

Sometimes you put yourself in back. You see, caring is inate to a woman. We were born with a gene, something in our design allows us to care even against our own will. We turn a blind eye but our thoughs and our hearts refuse

Will it ever heal?

I have looked at my scars and said “wow, that healed well.” I’m forever fascinated by how exceptionally well the human body can recover from being cut or even torn severely by one external force or another. Some times you see by the different pigmentation on a

Into the lion’s den

(Fiction) A toddler wandered into the lion’s den once upon a time. No one knows how this happened and no one knows why she was out there all alone to begin with. What is known however is that wandering into the lion’s den could be

The cold hard cement can teach you great lessons

Sometimes in life one does not realize how bad things are becoming until you fall flat down with your face on the ground. Being young and naïve doesn’t help either when you are heading for dark dangerous areas. You see, I grew up under the

The day the devil went to church

(Fiction) One evening the devil was sitting and reflecting on all the things he’d done. While reminiscing on his life, he realized that he had really done a lot of damage to a lot of innocent people and some who weren’t so innocent. All this

Hush little angel

Hush little angel don’t you cry, Don’t shed a tear for the unknown, Hush little angel don’t make a sound, Don’t let the devil know you are troubled. Hush my baby don’t be sad, I’ll make all things alright, Hush my sweet one, don’t fall