Blossoms bow

Blossoms bow in the evening sun Knowing not what to think Their petals enchanting everyone Glowing such beautiful pink I love when the blossoms come out – I suspect everybody does. They blossom annually and the bright colour illuminates people’s hearts and Instagram feeds for a few weeks. And then the blossoms die. The treesContinue reading “Blossoms bow”

Falling and rising in life

Everybody hurts. Everybody falls. But not everybody rises again. It’s so true that when we are down and out; when we fall on our knees; when we get knocked down … it’s so true that what we do next is what really matters. As somebody who is being currently knocked down, I want to justContinue reading “Falling and rising in life”

Choose to embrace the adventure of life

I love drinking my mint tea from this mug. I’m reminded every day that life is an adventure to be chosen. It’s said that “choice, not chance, determines your destiny” and I believe that to be true. Life isn’t what only happens to you, although parts of it are – it’s impossible to control allContinue reading “Choose to embrace the adventure of life”

Set your soul on fire

What sets your soul on fire today? What dreams and visions have you got for your life? What would it look like for you not to surrender to fear? What would it look like to ‘feel the fear and do it anyway?’ Life is a series of choices we make, and consequences we bear. MakeContinue reading “Set your soul on fire”

Struggle, strength & falling in mud

I was talking with a friend recently about some of the struggles I have been facing. It was Christmas day and I had spent most of the day feeling sorry for myself but trying my best to convince myself that it was okay; that I was okay. Friends had dropped by in the evening andContinue reading “Struggle, strength & falling in mud”

Intention, bravery and your making your choices

This morning I enjoyed a beautiful breakfast on my own in my apartment. It was a rare moment of cosy calmness that just made me smile with joy. Not every moment is like this though. Life is made of a million moments, some of them calm and cosy, while others are crazy and chaotic. IContinue reading “Intention, bravery and your making your choices”

Roots and depth of character

It is our roots that help us to stand tall in life. The depth of our character is not found in our actions (these are merely the evidence of our character). True character begins deep down in the depths of our very heart and soul. Our attitudes, thoughts, and actions flow from our inner character.Continue reading “Roots and depth of character”

Hold on to hope

No matter what is going on in your life please remember that there is always something to hope for. True hope leads to positive outcomes – it will not leave you disappointed. Holding on to hope is a measure of your resilience and determination to overcome. You are able. You are strong. You are resilient.Continue reading “Hold on to hope”

Rest to refresh your soul

Those who know me know that faith plays a large part in the strength I’ve found in my life journey. Taking time out to reflect and think have been important disciplines. Putting faith aside, it is important to stop; to reflect; to rest and renew your strength. When we carry burdens our strength gets quicklyContinue reading “Rest to refresh your soul”