Home Sweet Home

I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward. Charlotte Bronte “Today Africa has emerged from its dark passage. Our Armageddon is past. Africa has been reborn as a free continent and Africans have been reborn as free men. Today, we look to the future calmly, confidently and courageously. We look at…

The Fantastic Five

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it George Weinberg I am so glad for today’s challenge, for it has granted me the power to talk about my hero’s at length. Behold the mighty men and woman without capes that have swooped into my life and rescued my inspiration from between the mighty jaws of depression….

A Voice Unheard

It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. Confucius More and more Africans have begun using blogs as a form of self expression. This is due to the fact that it is relatively easy to start and maintain a blog. As a result, blogging on the African continent…

Glancing at Dancing Trees

Everything you can imagine is real. Pablo Picasso by the lone bench, i sat and stared above at the dancing branches of talking trees in the grove, praising the song of the birds that with life, seem to be deeply in love. like a dancer, swaying with graceful ease the trees moved gracefully in the…

The Africa I Never Read About

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain I am not even going to lie. I love Africa, yet growing up i never read much about her. I was always too busy falling in love with her to make time for anything either than…

Love

When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. Audre Lorde Love is a newspaper publication That informs the masses of her affection. You see, she wrote me a most precious article That said she’ll love…

A Letter From Home

Leap, and the net will appear. John Burroughs Dear Lazarus I hope this letter finds you in good health,High spirits, as well as in mindful breath.It has been way too long since last we spoke,saw you smile, or even heard a fun jokepart from between the dark walls of your lips.So I’m writing to tell…

the Waitress | Haiku #16

I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. Diane Ackerman Death is a waitress Waiting patiently for us To make an order.

The Nets Stuck In A Net

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. Mark Caine Hey guys, today’s a day that’s quite hectic so I’ll try to sum up today’s topic in a poem as short as i can make it. Sounds good? Yes? Here…

Turn your pain into your strength 🌱

Originally posted on joypassiondesire:
Take your pain and turn it into something beautiful. Express yourself in ways that call you, create beauty out of your suffering and show the world that there is value and benefit with everything that happens. Turn your pain into your strenght.