Author: BlackSacredSam

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Brace yourself. I’m about to go all conspiracy theorist on you. Jokes haha. Okay maybe a little. I’m currently hooked on reading sci-fi thrillers these days. I’ve always been a science fiction film fan, but only recently got around to reading novels within the genre. To cut a long story short, my reads have led…

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I’m learning to be a good friend to myself. I know it sounds corny but if I’m stuck with me for the rest of my life, I might as well learn to be kind to myself. I value and recommend self discovery. It’s a beautiful journey, and like any journey, it has both highs and…

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No To Your Nostalgiaby BlackSacredSam It is not a loud passionate hate.It is no longer racial slursfrom a heart overflowingwith disgust and intolerance. No, it is a whisper…From a friend…Saying that you’re notlike the rest of them…your people.“You’re so well spoken.” It’s a subtle nostalgia for the pastin the comments of a Facebook post.Cringeworthy.“The streets…

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[spacer height=”20px”] Your love;It feels like coming homeAfter a cold rainy dayTo find a good fire crackling,My favourite tea steamingNext to my favourite bookon a pile of cushionsIn front of our fireplace. It feels like taking in the scent of comfort,Your love…The smell of freshly bakedChoc chip cookiesMerging with the citrus flavours in my tea…It…

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We talk a lot about living a purpose-driven life and doing meaningful work. We talk about following our dreams at all costs and persevering in the face of failure. This is good and well but let’s face it, talk is cheap. If we never actually act on our big ideas, just having them is pointless….

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[spacer height=”20px”] I was recently reminded of the importance of taking responsibility for my motivation. A friend made an interesting point that I found to be very true. Most people will give you advice based on their own experiences. Matter of fact, most of the time people are giving themselves advice while looking at you…

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I remember my teenage years with a conviction in my heart. I remember the dreams I had for myself, for the powerful and inspirational woman I was going to grow into. I had my life mapped out, I had goals and I had plans and I was going to achieve them no matter what it…

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[spacer height=”20px”] What does progress look like for South Africa going forth? That is the main question we are faced with as a nation. Terms like radical economic transformation, free decolonized education and land expropriation without compensation are the current buzzwords for South Africa’s woke generation. It’s truly inspiring to watch us pick ourselves up…

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[spacer height=”20px”] So a girl is turning 25 this year! Yay! I feel old and mature just saying the number 25 😂 Maturity doesn’t necessarily come with age, however. That being said, here are five lessons I’m glad I learned before I turned 25… 1. Find You The journey to self discovery is the most…

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[spacer height=”20px”] I look into your eyes with awe when you talk about the things you love. I watch your face light up and morph into that infectious smile when something random makes you laugh. My heart warms at the sight of you in that moment, because no laugh is as genuine and no smile…