LEARn

Anything that annoys you is teaching you patience Anyone who abandons you is teaching you to stand on your own two feet Anything that angers you is teaching you forgiveness and compassion Anything that has power over you is teaching you how to take your power back Anything you hate is teaching you unconditional love…

Be THankFuL

Everything can and will change That is one of the constants we can count on in life That change always occurs Challenges are learning experiences To teach us to grow and learn You were created for a reason It may feel like a hard time but you were meant to go through this to come…

MaRRiage

There’s a popular concept or should i say, belief, that is prevalent especially in africa and that is the conviction that marriage was created for everyone therefore everyone is supposed to get married. This is even more prevalent in religious atmospheres where pastors preach about how marriage is created by God for everyone to enjoy….

RApE CulTure

Forty-two men rape this girl, over a period of forty days. She is sixteen years old. The police do not investigate her case. The high court questions her character. The highest court in the land asks the inevitable. Why did she not run away? Why did she not have the opportunities she had for escape? Why did…

I AM “SHE”

“We call ships ‘she’. We call our machines ‘women’. We compare women to black widows and vipers. And you’re going to tell me it’s not ladylike to scream, to take up space, to fight and demand respect and do whatever I want. You’ve looked at war machines and being so in awe of them that…

Stop ApoLoGising

Stop apologising for who you are Stop apologising for being yourself. Stop apologising for your weight or your height or whatever imperfection you may think you have. You don’t owe anyone an apology for being unapologetically you. You were created you. You were not created to be like anyone else. Even identical twins are not…

LIfe Is sHoRt

Life is short, break the rules (they were made to be broken) Forgive quickly, kiss slowly Love truly, laugh uncontrollably And never regret anything that makes you smile. The clouds are lined with silver and the glass is half full (though the answers won’t be found at the bottom) Don’t sweat the small stuff, You…

Stop CHasing

Stop chasing after people and trying to fix everything Stop being the only one trying to fix a relationship It’s exhausting and it takes a part of you every time You can’t force someone to love you if they don’t Allow people who want to leave your life to go By keeping them around youre…

CHerish

If they don’t want to commit or be in a relationship with you, let them go Stop giving girlfriend and wife privileges to someone who doesn’t want to commit No matter what you give to them if they don’t want you , they’re gonna leave Most people think if they can just cook more Or…

WaLk AWaY

He doesn’t care honey, he never did. He’s not thinking about you at night He’s not having sleepless nights over you He doesn’t see your face in a crowded room He’s forgotten the shape of your face, the color of your eyes even though he said he had never seen anything so beautiful He forgot…

“Too eDucATEd”

What do you mean when you say women who’re “too educated” are troublesome. When you say if you marry a woman who is “too educated” she’ll cause you a lot of trouble. What do you mean by “too educated”? Do you mean don’t marry a woman who can balance chemical equations in her head? Or…

JUdAS

You should be able to discern the Judas and Peter in your life. Peter denied that he knew Jesus to save his own skin. Judas betrayed Jesus for money. What is the difference between betraying someone for money and denying you know him to save your own skin? Peter had a bad day. He made…

rupi kaur

” i want to apologise to all the women I’ve called pretty; before I’ve called them intelligent or brave I am sorry I made it sound as though something as simple as what you’re born with, is the most you have to be proud of when your spirit has crashed mountains From now on I…

ENough

One morning she woke up different Done with trying to figure out who was with her or against her Done with all the people who were walking in and out of her life cos they couldn’t make up their mind if they wanted to stay or leave Done with all the lies and the games…

DoN’T sETTLe

One day you’re gonna come across someone who cares and cherishes you the way you deserve Someone who’ll love you just as you are Someone who’ll be all in and will give you the same effort you release Who’ll love and cherish every inch of you Who’ll do anything in his power not to lose…

LoYaL

Loyalty cannot be controlled It’s a choice It’s their choice if they want to be loyal to you or not You can’t control how loyal someone will be to you no matter how loyal you are to them No matter how good you are to them, it doesn’t mean they’ll treat you the same You…

SHine ON

May all the negative energy trying to bring you down come to an end May your life be filled with an abundance of joy, peace and love May clarity replace confusion May hope replace fear May blessings and sucess fill your life May your spirit be filled with light so bright that nothing can dim…

TiME

To realize the value of one year, Ask a student who failed his final exam Ask him about how he wishes he could get the year back To realize the value of nine months, Ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn To realize the value of one month, Ask a mother who has…

MAveLoUS

Stop being too hard on yourself Take a moment Sit back and exhale Sit back and relax Marvel at your life Marvel at how far you’ve come How much you’ve gone through How much you’ve overcome Marvel at the grief that softened you The heartache that wisened you The suffering that strengthened you Despite everything…

MOvE On

You are allowed to terminate toxic relationships. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you You are allowed to be angry and selfish and unforgiving You don’t owe anyone an explanation for choosing to take care of yourself Move on from the bullshit and replace whoever doesn’t deserve to be in your…