Tag: Inspiration

Be True To You, Always

Be True To You, Always

Here I am in the final week of semi final judging for the Tammy Taylor Mrs South Africa Women Empowerment Programme. I’m not nervous. I’m both excited and nostalgic as I think about my best moments so far.I’ve lost weight and found my energy and […]

I am bruised. I am brave. This is who I’m meant to be. This is ME

I am bruised. I am brave. This is who I’m meant to be. This is ME

I am so excited to try my hand at making a video for you instead of writing a blog post. From the song track This is Me “I am bruised, I am Brave, This is who I’m meant to be, This is ME” was what […]

I Know Different by Tricia Proefrock

I Know Different by Tricia Proefrock

I don’t believe in assuming what Savannah might be thinking, but just as I imagine what I’d like Talisa or Eli to think about me, sometimes I imagine what deeper conversations are denied to Savannah and I because of her disability. “I know different” by […]

When Love Is Not Enough

I have been struggling to write. A recent awareness day event about Cerebral Palsy touched a chord within me and messed with my heart. I was a guest speaker at the event which focused on inspiring younger families with children with cerebral palsy about what […]

Then she began to breathe

Oh to fall in love and remain in love with one’s own life…now that is a blessing.  RM Drakes beautiful reminder stays with me especially as I so often unconsciously become absorbed in reacting to life rather than living it. I hope you will enjoy […]

The Journey by Mary Oliver

The Journey by Mary Oliver

I love poetry and good quotes. It is amazing how the stringing together of words can effect a heart as powerfully as Mary Olivers’ The Journey affected me when I first read it a few years ago. Enjoy xxx One day you finally knew what […]

Soul Sharers

Soul Sharers

This poem is one of my favourite poems of all time. It perfectly encapsulates my life from how broken and confused I felt for so long to how I learnt to be comfortable with myself just as I am. It also impresses on me how […]