Author: BlackSacredSam

BlackSacredSam

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 feels like…

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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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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 as if…

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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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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 and dust…

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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 important you…

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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 is as…

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He calls me just to ask me what the moon looks like from my side of the world. “Can you see the star shining brightly next to it?” he asks. “Yes! The one on the right, I can see it” I reply with excitement. He says, “Our eyes are looking at the exact same star…

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A friend of mine recently shared a post about a collaboration between Vans and the Vincent van Gogh museum. Instead of discussing the details of the collaboration, let’s rather look at the result…   I personally like the yellow sneakers, but that is about it. I love Vincent van Gogh’s work, but I don’t care…

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If you must, then fall in love with someone who will remind you to breathe when the weight of your troubles weighs too heavy on your chest at midnight. Fall for a peace that calms your thunderstorms. Fall for someone who’ll talk you through an anxiety attack on a typical work day, someone who calls…