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Thank you and goodbye.

At the beginning of the year I did two reflections on myself and my life (The irony of a teacher and It has begun: new beginnings). In these reflections I took a look at my fears and some habits which I had come to believe

3 festive season romantics

Matchmaker Santa Who could have thought that Santa would be so mischievous? As a little girl, Melanie, notices the love between her parents and writes to Santa asking for her very own Prince Charming, true love itself. When the time is right, Santa shows up

Carrot and oats blend.

Getting back to eating healthy is never an easy thing to start. So, I started with my favourite foods, definitely trying to mix the benefits together while making it taste great. This can be used as part of a smoothie throughout the day or simply

Dear Vashti, we see you.

(It is recommended that you read Esther 1:1-22 before reading this. Or afterwards) Vashti, we are told that you disrespected the king. How is this possible? You were summoned to show yourself in before the king in the presence of his friends. We are not

Starting is never easy

So, about a week ago I started going to the gym. Well, at the moment I’m simply a guest. Previous gym experience turned horrific, then terrible and I’m still recovering from that. But, nevertheless, I’m training again. At the same time, I have resumed my

The Nun: Horrific horror

I’m somewhat traumatized. Traumatized just because I watched a movie. The plot is fairly simple. A priest is summoned by the Vatican and is sent to investigate what they suppose to be suicide committed by one of the nuns in a small rural town in

What kind of custodian are you?

When speaking of a custodian, we are referring to a person who has a responsibility over something or someone. This responsibility is for taking care of or protecting the object thereof. In the parable in Matthew 21:33 – 46 we see two types of custodians

Breaking through the asphalt

It’s amazing how much nature can teach humanity without even saying a word. In the middle of my journey through life, I’m experiencing moments where I feel as though it’s enough. As though I can’t take anymore and I should just backdown and stop trying

When the going gets tough

Keeping healthy is hard work. I promise you, abs look great. Biceps even look better. But, the trouble that men and even women go through to look good and be healthy in general is like a dare from hell. Especially if you have started and

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

growth

Growth: It’s all in your hand

The thought of being employed and receiving a monthly salary is embedded so deep in our being that we cannot separate from it. We study so that we can get employed. If we can’t afford tertiary education we deem ourselves useless and often worthless. Being

avengers

Thanos has a point

I still can’t believe that it happened. Ever time the images pass before my eyes I find myself wondering why. Okay, maybe I understand why it had to happen and I understand how it happened but I still want to know why. But Thanos though!!!