A little birdie told me that it’s National Poetry Month. It got me thinking and wondering how I became a poet. It started when I had so much to say, yet couldn’t. When words failed me and I picked up my pen, like a bullet. Shooting through the layers of thoughts that rattled through my […]
I spent years with jumbled thoughts rattling in my head. It was then, at my lowest point, that I started to offload my emotions to put them to bed. I write my words down so I can be free. It’s in the act of release of my emotions, that I am most me. It’s funny […]
On the day that the former police officer has been sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, we pause and reflect. Is it justice? What is justice? Is there remorse? His mother spoke in his defence, as only a mother could. As we move forward, let’s be the change we […]
This World Poetry Day, I take a few minutes to pause and reflect. On my life’s journey and being the best me even if it is not what others expect. Living a life of service to others is most gratifying. It is the giving, not the receiving, that I find most satisfying. I spent years […]
Celebrating being a woman in today’s world.
March 2020 will forever stand out in my mind as it will for millions of others universally. We were all suddenly in the midst of a pandemic, the like of which, none of us had ever seen. On a professional note, at that time, I was approaching the end of my secondment with thoughts about […]
A look back on the year 2020! And what a year it turned out to be!
If there are lessons I could tell my younger self, it would be, You are taller than your height. Approach life with confidence and keep your eyes on the light. The light will sometimes fade, yet with faith you’ll know that it’s still there. So, stand tall and go forth with confidence. Remember that life […]
Life has a way of pulling the rug from under your feet when you least expect it. In the midst of living, there are unexpected twists and turns to navigate. Don’t worry, it happens to us all at some point, this feeling of utter despair. Don’t take it personal, it is to test not break […]