It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Christmas has always been about more than the presents under the tree and the lights on the streets. It is about family and friends around the table, it is about celebrating our faith and the gift of love and forgiveness from God. It is about the joy we share with every Carol sung. It is about the memories made over baking sweets and granny’s Christmas pudding. It is about every tradition from the past and every new tradition you create as you grow older.

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Almost 25: Quarter-life lessons

With a week to turning twenty-five, as always, the elation is trailed by contemplation. As I turn a year older (and hopefully wiser), here are some of my quarter-life lessons.

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Note to self: Find your gold & grey

In a world that offers you black and white choices, find your grey and gold. Stay bold and beautiful. Stay curious. Cherish one because of the other. Love life and never stop exploring, within and beyond.

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Attitude of Gratitude

I would like to think I am not a whiny person but the other day I realised how much I complain. I talk about the happy and positive things but I often find myself complaining more than I should. When someone asks me how I’m doing, somewhere in the midst of saying I am well…

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Thank you 2k16

To the new year, and to many more memories to make and more magic to create.

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Life Over Death

It’s been so long, I barely remember your voice anymore. It’s been so long, I’ve forgotten what it feels like to feel safe. It’s been so long, I barely miss your absence anymore. The emptiness has taken over your fullness in flesh. It’s been so long, I don’t know how I feel anymore.

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Happy Father’s Day, Mum!

Can a father be replaced? Never. But can he be outdone and beaten? Yes. Believe you me, his absence can be filled and not be missed as much with a mother like mine.

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Trusted With All Of My Heart Or Wouldn’t Have At All

Have promises ever been made to you? Has anyone sworn to you before? Has anyone given you their word on something? Has anyone asked you to believe them? And keeping all that in mind, have you trusted them? I have.  “Trust” a plain five letter word. But this simple word has so much attached to…

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Above The Storm The Smallest Prayer Is Still Heard

Do we love God? I may not be very pious but that doesn’t mean I lack faith. There is a difference. There’s so much room for hypocrisy at holy places, in fact it very obviously exists.  But what does God have to do with that? It’s the human mind that brings about the corruption within…

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