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THE WAKE-UP CALL

I am constantly evolving, healing, and expanding my knowledge. Each life experience serves as a lesson, guiding me to be more present and embrace the beauty of living in the moment. Despite being on this earth for five decades, I am still on a journey of discovery and growth. It wasn’t until four years ago…

FACING MY FEARS

‘How do you overcome your fear when what you’re afraid of is you’. Natalie M Bleau Author Facing your fears is not an easy task. By confronting our fears, we break free from the shackles that have been holding us back and step into a realm of personal growth and self-discovery. When we let our…

CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF MY FATHER

11/02-1946 – 17/02/2017 This month poses a great challenge for both my family and me, as it marks the painful departure of my Beloved Father and also commemorates his birthday. The presence of my Father, a truly remarkable being, brought immense enrichment to my existence. However, when fate snatched him away, it created a profound…

CHALLENGES-A PART OF LIFE

Hardships are opportunities for growth. Challenges present themselves as a chance for personal development, although not everyone perceives it as such. While some individuals embrace growth, others persistently subject themselves to hardships, hindering their progress. To truly progress, we must embrace the challenges that come our way, for it is through struggle that we gain valuable knowledge…

UNNECESSARY WASTED ENERGY

It’s no easy task to rid oneself of anger, especially when it incessantly replays in your mind like a malfunctioning record player. Reflecting on past grievances serves no purpose other than nurturing bitterness. So, when those thoughts start to invade your mind, choose the path of elevation. Merely tolerating or managing the situation won’t suffice;…

ADOPTING A SECOND FAMILY

A family is an assembly of individuals bound by love.  While there may be moments when everyone seems at enmity with each other, the shadow of love still remains. A genuine family shows acts of kindness and treats one another with respect. They may engage in occasional arguments and disagreements, yet the constant reminder of…

THE BLACK SHEEP

I have branded as the black sheep in the family, which means I was inadequate or insignificant.  Individuals are often labelled as the outcasts of society, commonly referred to as the black sheep, due to their actions that supposedly bring disgrace upon their family.  However, the sole disappointment I have caused is my failure to…

BREAKING THE VIOLENT PUNISHMENT CYCLE

In the Christian faith, it is taught that those who are without Christ are condemned to hell when they die. The first church I went to as a very young child was a frightening experience. It always seemed to be based on condemnation. I could envision the fiery pits of Hades. It seemed like a…

GOD, FORGIVE MY STUPIDITY

In the journey of my life, I have encountered missteps along the way.  However, I am grateful that these errors have not etched themselves permanently into my existence, burdening my path towards the future. I am delighted to declare that I have gleaned valuable lessons from those experiences and have wholeheartedly forgiven myself for the…

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS?

I won’t mention having a New Year’s resolution to you, for I am diligently working on my vision board. By the end of the year 2023, I can say I have successfully managed to reach the goals I set out to achieve. To me, the term “resolution” signifies a relentless commitment towards either undertaking or…