Lessons Learned In 2015

By: Vuyisani Bill As I take a brave leap into 2016 I reflect on the year that has passed in an attempt to ready myself for the new chapter in my life. The greatest gifts our past has to offer us are always embedded in the lessons we learned from our experiences. The past provides the foundation on which our future is cemented.  These are the lessons I learned in 2015. On Love: Taking a risk is worth it.  Being open to something new...

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Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One
Aug12

Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One

By: Stella Mpisi Dealing with the death of someone you love is never easy, so much so that many people consider the loss of a loved-one as a “biggest fear”. As much as we dread to say goodbye to people we love dearly, death is a natural phenomenon that we simply cannot escape from. The best thing we can do is to learn how to deal with it. Personally, I have had to deal with the loss of two very important people in my life from a young...

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The 2015 Reading Challenge
Feb04

The 2015 Reading Challenge

By: Lungile Moyo Hi everyone, Not to state the obvious, but, 2015! Right? It’s February and the buzz of it being a new year has gone, but I’m still excited! I don’t so much do New Years resolutions, but  I do do growth, and this year I thought that I would give myself a word of the year, something that I would remember every time I want to make a decision, or every time things might get tough. That word...

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Weekday Motivation | Keep Intimidating Them
Oct15

Weekday Motivation | Keep Intimidating Them

By: Silindile Mbali Ndlovu “Some of them wanna break you down, steal your crown use and abuse you. Some of them smile in your face cos they heard it some place, you got more than they used too” Lyrics from I keep by Jill Scott. I love the lyrics of this song so much because she speaks about when all is said and done keep going. You will scare people with your existence. You will intimidate those that have walked the road because they...

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My Yoke Is Easy, My Burden Is light | Homosexuality
Sep11

My Yoke Is Easy, My Burden Is light | Homosexuality

By: Kgabo Chuene This is going to be one of those sensitive ones. If you can help it, please don’t stop reading when it becomes uncomfortable, give it a chance. So you guys might know that I was raised Christian (mzalwane) and I went on to take it for myself in my adulthood. It has however been a season of unpacking and breaking down things I have swallowed without questioning with the aim to build again. I left church about a year...

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“Against All Odds” by R. A. Lang
Sep03

“Against All Odds” by R. A. Lang

By: R. A. Lang   My story starts in May of 1989, when I read in a London newspaper that there was going to be a seminar held in a London hotel regarding emigration to South Africa. I didn’t need to waste time thinking about it. I decided to attend, compiled my first curriculum vitae, and headed to the seminar. At the seminar, there were representatives from South African banks, immigration officials, and representatives from the...

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