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The big decision

Hey lovies, your favorite blogger is back. Today marks the beginning of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. Remember love shouldn’t hurt. Have a restful week❤️❤️❤️❤️ I married Jabulani on a rainy December day surrounded by family and friends. My feet refused to move as I watched my soon-to-be husband smiling and letting aContinue reading “The big decision”

The fire has not been extinguished

Our bank balances may be in the negative. Our pantries may be almost empty and the fuel tanks in our motor vehicles are not able to ferry us to our next destinations. Our mother’s words still echo in our ears that we should keep on working hard and strive to make an honest living. It’sContinue reading “The fire has not been extinguished”

A better life

We come from small government houses that do not have access to running water and we make friends at the communal borehole. Our younger siblings play in the street and bonds are created. When there isn’t an electrical connection we use lamps to study and when we have power, some of our friends come andContinue reading “A better life”

I can’t wait to meet you

I am in the last trimester of my pregnancy and firstly my teenage year’s prayers have been answered: Mama gained weight. But my joy was short-lived because I ended up crying and I was late for work that day. When you are pregnant, not everyone feels sorry for you, my supervisor gave me a verbalContinue reading “I can’t wait to meet you”

……I pray for her more than me

My knees are bruised from kupfugama. Mind you I am not scrubbing the floor, that ship has sailed I have accepted that I won’t be a perfect makoti. I have been kneeling in prayer and I am now able to pray for others. I have lost my voice and I have wept at Jesus’ feetContinue reading “……I pray for her more than me”

Hope is all I need

If  I  never make it home alive or in the right state of mind, always remember that I loved you. Remind yourselves that Musa had the best interests for you at heart. I am pained that I will not be able to see you until I get better. To be honest I am not sureContinue reading “Hope is all I need”