Fare thee well

Viv sent me a link yesterday. I decided to wait till I was 'free' and comfortable before I could read it. Little did I know that this blog post here, would change everything. I sobbed pretty much through the entire thing. It was deep, painful and I repeat, painful. I don't know if it was …

Take the shackles off my feet so I can dance!

I woke up this morning and this is all I could think of. "Take the shackles off my feet so I can dance!' I quickly sent a text to my friend Ritah and asked her to send me the song 'Shackles-Mary Mary' because she is my song bank.. and she did! I replayed it and …

Passion. Pleasure. Pain

It is one year since I made the decision to walk out of what is commonly referred to as  ‘gainful employment.’ When I asked google what it meant, this was the response I got. 'Employment situation where the employee receives consistent work and payment from the employer' Never mind that I thought gaining can be in …

Charity; is it really worth it?

It is almost two years since the birth of 40 days over 40 smiles. Last night a few thoughts kept me awake and they shall consequently form the content of this blog post. The journey we embarked on is designed in such a way that we meet people from diverse backgrounds; rich, poor, vulnerable, deliberately …