A Letter to a 20 Year Old ” Nice” Girl (On International Womens Day)

Darling, if only you could see yourself through my eyes, you would know that “perfection” is over rated. You would also know that you are enough. So bloody enough! ALL parts of you are okay. Not one of the parts you’ve guarded, veiled, denied, concealed and curated so carefully are “bad”. Continue reading A Letter to a 20 Year Old ” Nice” Girl (On International Womens Day)

Dear Children: This Life is Messy

Dear Children,   Yes, this life is messy.   One moment you’re getting a gold star for helping your teacher, the next your heart is breaking because your only friend chose someone else for their birthday ring.   Yes, crap is hard. I know.   And, I know that the books tell you how the hard moments are supposed to make you stronger but gosh, that doesn’t … Continue reading Dear Children: This Life is Messy

Traffic Light Lady (A story about running your own race) – To the Trompies “MADIBUSENG” soundtrack

Someone I barely know asked me how I find the energy to chase my dreams with such gusto?  She continued by stating, quite matter of factly, that I seem to be one of those people to whom great opportunities “just come” and the lovely lady ended off by saying that she also noticed that I didn’t really have to “work very hard” to get to … Continue reading Traffic Light Lady (A story about running your own race) – To the Trompies “MADIBUSENG” soundtrack