Chin Up! Loved. Safe. Learning

Low self-esteem constantly makes us hunger for assurance that we are okay, loved and welcome. I’d like to say I overcame this, but that’d be a lie. The problem with us sensitive people is that it feels like we are more defective than others. It feels like there had been an over-supply of materials and […]

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Transgender kid.

Living in a world of selfish people makes life a very long and unpleasant journey. This is one thing I learnt: I have to use my privilege to speak up about things , before they personally affect me.  I do not personally know of any transgender kid. But I do know that they have it […]

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White supremacy and privilege.

I learnt today that white people have been taught that the world is in a way that they have experienced. This means that they do not have the other lens to look at the worlds, but here’s a good thing: We can always learn. In every civil rights movement this is what you should know: […]

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Madiba Day

Though I admire the passion and love people have for uMadiba I still have my own issue. This day celebrates a huge lie. A lie that overnight people are compassionate and they have passion for giving back. It is a day where Corporate SA and rich people ease their conscious of the marginalised. Mandela Day […]

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The Gender of God.

The gender of God in my circle of faith is a very burning issue. I still never understand why people are taken off by it. I still don’t understand why should it even be part of discussion when there are other important things to discuss. Nevertheless, it remains an issue. Every time I address God […]

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Life has a very funny way of showing us that we need growth, maturity and, sometimes, stability. These are, for sure, the hardest things for me. These mean all sort of hard work, failure, pain, loss, etc. I figured out that it is sometimes not about achieving. This is not what life requires of us. […]