Category: feelings

Who is in your bad?

This week has been an emotional rollercoaster for me. In one of the first rounds I experienced, I felt like I had totally lost my footing. My first reaction was to feel sad, overwhelmed and lost. My perspective focused on the black and white where either things worked out the way I wanted (meaning a…

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Complaining…

As my vacation came to an end, I spent long moments reflecting. These moments were quite different from the first half of my vacation. Those were days I spent on a cruise mingling, making new friends, enjoying the entertainment and exploring new locations. These were all activities designed to feed my outgoing side. The only…

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My Perfect Mistake

​Headiness was catching Talking, laughing Mind alighting Yearning… Touching? Forced to face You weren’t surface but buried flesh-deep A thorn, you are My perfect mistake. Ravaged by a few Perfect-imperfect moments Lolled into a false sense of security. Awakened with the knowledge Nothing is as it seems. I was the surface Just goosebumps, I am…

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First Crushes and Loves

Today, at lunch, a conversation about giving the bird and the bees talk turned into our outrageous actions done in the name of primary school crushes. I found myself fondly remembering my first crush. I was a nine-year old who had just moved to a new area. Moving meant leaving all my friends behind and…

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Shame! Shame! Shame!

Have you ever felt rejection? Have you ever been metaphorically slapped in the face by shame over the way someone made you feel? Have you ever been made to squirm in your chair as you listened to someone talk about you in such a condescending manner that grated? Does anyone come to mind as you…

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A man after God’s own heart

I don’t know about you guys but this summer seems to be the engagement season! I turn my back for a few seconds and by the time I turn around, I hear that another friend or acquaintance is married! Okay, okay, maybe I’m exaggerating but you get the point. In recent times, I’ve not been…

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