Study

This is a very different blog to what I normally write. Normally I have the week to think about what I write about and a topic presents itself; but this week I haven’t had the time. Why is that? Today I enrolled to study a tertiary degree. I know this maybe doesn’t sound like a... Continue Reading →

Encouraging Others

Encouragement isn't just making people happy. Encouragement is putting courage into people. But how do you put courage into a person? You show them hope. Hope is one of the greatest tools to pull people out of their darkest depths. While we can't physically lift people out of their troubles, what we can do is... Continue Reading →

The Burden of Leadership

 'A leader is a dealer in hope.' - Napoleon Bonaparte   When it comes to leadership we often want what we can't handle. There's a misunderstanding in church that to be a leader means to be front and centre every Sunday.   But we can't lead without the respect for the leadership we don't value.... Continue Reading →

My Superpower

When I was little I thought I had a superpower. I could sense when things were going to go wrong, or something bad was about to happen. My success ratio was flawless. I thought I could see the future. I kept this knowledge to myself, because I knew, even at a young age, that I... Continue Reading →

Moonless Night

Darkness, she is my lover; my horrid friend. She comes to me when I'm alone and wraps me in her cold embrace. She cries with me; but it's all just a mirror. Her lips well as she presses them against mine. Ice pierces my soul as I lay in her satin sheets. Something within me... Continue Reading →

Loved

In high school there was something that really bothered me a lot, it was the concept of love and why some people would reply 'you must be blind' when you told them 'you're beautiful'; but I soon realised that half our insecurites weren't our truth, it was a truth people had built for us. It's... Continue Reading →

What do you tell Yourself?

For as long as I can remember I had a monster growing at the edge of my life, he towered over my self-esteem and beat me down everytime I tried to tell the truth about who I was. Crazy thing is that monster still exists but every day his spine grows weaker, as I grow... Continue Reading →

Alchemy of the Page

That very first moment where pen meets paper, where ink meets page, forever changing how that page is seen is daunting, powerful, and incredibly freeing.

Master & Commander

I act like both; literally like I'm two people. One day I command my domain like the captain of a ship, the next I quietly strategise all the pieces into place like a chess-master not giving away his secrets.

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