The things that I pray for, Are not pretty, pink or perfect. They are not expensive or shiny. They probably only have value to me. The things that I pray for are not flashy, fun or fierce. They are not wrapped in expensive metals. They are silent opportunities to smell rose petals. The things that…
“Do not expect yourself from people…”
I hope that whatever your fears are today… you find a safe place to land. I hope that if you’re struggling today… you find a warm embrace. I hope that if you need love today… you find a welcoming heart. I hope you feel safe today. With love, Ndapewoshali A.
A world in which we all showed each other as much grace, kindness and patience as we need.
A world in which peace goes ahead of us everywhere we go, preparing each room for us, setting each table before we sit at it.
A world in which every heart loves.
I cannot stress enough, how important it is to be kind to yourself. Learn to be patient with yourself. Forgive yourself every day because you need your forgiveness. You need to give yourself the gift of forgiveness for every mistake, every failure, and every loss.
I write because it feels like breathing.
I write for myself and for the people who feel the way I feel but do not write.
Can a writer write
About the things,
They know nothing about
Have never experienced…
But make it sound like
These things are the things
Which consume them?
Insecurity and fear are loud, And beg to be heard.
I hope reading this makes you realize that you too are extraordinary!
My only concern is that in 2019, the European standard of beauty is still considered, not only superior but the norm, in African society and anyone who does not adopt it, is required to justify that choice.