I’m having a private party…I’m celebrating the woman I’ve become.

Got my nails done, got my hair done and got dressed up in a fancy dress. Got a nice spot at the beach, got some great food and got together jolly company. Got my 20 balloons, got my 20 yellow roses and got myself a big pink chocolate Turkish delight cake. Planned everything to the …

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Hear me when I say – Poem by Chanty007

  Hear me when I say, she has arrived! With her Steve Madden heels on ready to conquer the world She reclaimed her voice and is roaring with grace She comes with her sword and shield determined to defeat Elegance becomes her, Refined by victorious battles With her manicure done in gold, no one will …

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Take a moment to breathe…Langezandt fishermans village

At times I'm left speechless at the curve-balls that we're faced with so unexpectedly in our lives. As I’m reflecting on my life I am experiencing how God led me gently towards every emotional growth path possible that He knew was best for me. I’m exiting this phase with intensity in my soul that only God could orchestrate. …

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Just A Thought…

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So the World celebrated The International Women’s Day yesterday – which is a good thing, don’t get me wrong – but, what happens today?

Do we go back to the shadows where women are beaten, downtrodden, objectified, maligned et cetera, et cetera?

Yesterday, this thought played in my mind all day.

The thought played in my mind that right as we speak, there’s a woman somewhere being raped, pummelled into the ground from manly fists, railroaded into sexual slavery and all unsavoury thoughts you can think of.

I am tired of societies false platitudes and putting band-aids on sore wounds.

We as a people must continue to raise strong women. Women who rise above adversity to say no. Women who call bullshit what it is.  Women who know themselves and love themselves. Women who would make a difference to their progeny and generations to come…

This is not about 1…

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