Thursday, March 21, 2019

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

It's not all roses Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it – Charles R. Swindoll If you’ve lived long enough (sometimes it doesn’t take...

It’s time to overcome your identity crisis

Have you noticed one of the most common questions raised by people meeting for the first time is, ‘So, what do you do?’ It’s a strange question really, what does...

Ungabani? Who are you?

Ungubani? The thing that moved me most in Marvel's Black Panther movie wasn't the effects or the cast. I was captivated by a picture of a futuristic Africa but that...

Let Jesus take the wheel

Yearning for more My mom was a strong woman who came from an immigrant family. She grew up being marginalized and ignored because of her race. Because of this, I...

The value of your identity

When it comes to my identity, I’m a bit of a melting pot. Africa is a continent rich with diversity - people from all over the world find themselves...

Dare to be different

Difference. Every teenager's nightmare. Every oppressive regime's enemy. Every person's inescapable truth. Apart from the crowd I remember growing up, how there were a group of kids in my lift club...

What makes you, you?

identity ʌɪˈdɛntɪti/ noun the fact of being who or what a person or thing is. Where does our identity come from? Is it something we are born with, part of our DNA and...

Redemption was the remedy to my addiction

Restless living When I was seven years old, my parents took me to see a child psychologist. My behaviour at the time could be described as a little odd. They...

How the Bible helped me beat travel terror

Growing up, a lot of my time was spent on aeroplanes. My extended family lived far away so we'd travel regularly to see them. Somewhere along the way, I...

Making peace with yourself

Accepting or settling? When I started thinking about writing this blog post, it made me wince.  Ambition is something I have struggled with since a young age – I've always...

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