For Amayi (My Grandmother)

Amayi has taught me patience. She has taught me tenderness. She has taught me to respect culture. Even though I bitterly wore those zitenje over my trousers, I learnt that reverence matters. That just because I believe differently, or embrace freedoms that others deem not only unimportant, but abomination, does not mean I should condescendingly wave my freedom in their faces. … More For Amayi (My Grandmother)

#6 Let’s be Real: Uncertainty, Inadequacy, and Hope (Devotional)

This was going to be my final post on the book of Job. I finished reading it on Friday, and I think I must emphasize how quickly it went by. Something about it right from the onset made me anticipate ploughing through it, but it was honestly an easy read, which I am incredibly thankful… More #6 Let’s be Real: Uncertainty, Inadequacy, and Hope (Devotional)

Job’s Rants and Reverence- (Checking In) ‘Monday’ Devotional #5

Hi everyone, Those of you who have been following my devotional posts on Mondays know that I have been reading through the book of Job. I’m currently on chapter 28 and I thought I would give an update about my impressions, struggles, aha-moments. I have the feeling this update will be one that many of you… More Job’s Rants and Reverence- (Checking In) ‘Monday’ Devotional #5

You’re Beautiful!

Happy Friday! A little reminder to you to keep your chin up and be confident! You matter and you belong- stand firmly in this truth. Bring your energy and light to the world around you. God’s thoughts towards you are countless. He, who is above and beyond everything our minds can comprehend LOVES YOU! 38 For I… More You’re Beautiful!

Can I Boast? (What’s with the Shade, Job?)- Monday Devotional #4

I’m reading the book of Job. Having grown up in the church, I have heard the story of Job over and over again. Often, his was a story which served to illustrate what faithfulness to God looks like. “Would you still follow God if everything was taken away from you?!” was one of the rhetorical… More Can I Boast? (What’s with the Shade, Job?)- Monday Devotional #4