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Patterns

PatternsOne of the questions I was asked at pre-marital counselling was to share how my parents’ marriage was like. B was asked the same question. I was then asked to describe my mother with one word. I said she is a survivor. I described my dad as chilled. B was...

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Why do you do what you do?

Why do you do what you do?Growing up is something else! You notice how time passes by so quickly and wonder if you and your peers have the same 24 hours because for some odd reason, they seem to be moving on with life. You realise you have yourself to blame if your...

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2016, What a year it has been!

2016, What a year it has been!December is a month where I pause and reflect on the year. Take stock of what I did and didn't do. I had planned to share my post about "Why do you do what you do", until I came across this great idea from blogger Phumeza Langa...

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Now that he’s gone, I missed him

Now that he's gone, I missed himIt was 23h45 when we received a call that my father had passed on. B asked how am I, I said I am okay, turned around and went back to sleep. But I couldn’t sleep after hearing that my father is no more. I was confused. I thought of my...

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Will be back soon

Will be back soonHi Friends, I am on a three month( July; August and September) break. “This is our goal as writers, I think; to help others have this sense of–please forgive me–wonder, of seeing things anew, things that can catch us off guard, that break in on our...

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Where the birthing of the union is sustained

Where the birthing of the union is sustainedAs I was prepping for my new post for the month, I came across my prayer list Bongani and i had drafted whilst we were still courting We drafted this a month after we met and it continued to grow. Going through it made me...

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The girl with a stained past part 1

The girl with a stained past part 1I grew up in a Christian home. We never practiced cultural things or cultural rituals. It was a traditional Christian home where we went to church and prayed and, I enjoyed church. I had a few crushes here and there and never...

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A Sudden Revival

A Sudden RevivalBelow is one of the short stories i wrote for a writing competition i entered last year. Thought i should share it with you. Hope you enjoy it. She felt like she was suffocating as her mother squeezed her in her arms. She never was affectionate from a...

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5 things no one tells you about marriage

5 things no one tells you about marriageThere are certain things you can never fully comprehend what people meant until you in it, and marriage is one of those things. You may read all the books in this planet about marriage, prepare yourself to be a good spouse, but...

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