My mind. It is strong and holds all of who I am. It is still forming and growing and in so many ways, still the same. My mind. It is expansive, and there is so much room to fill, so much more to know.Read More
She wanted to push him away and punish him for what he did but what she didn’t know was by doing that, she was drawing him closer. Mqhele loves the soft and innocent side of her more, the fragile and perfect. Mqoqi is different.Read More
Can you be from a place
you have never been?
You can find the island stamped all over me,
but what would the island find if I was there?
Can you claim a home that does not know you,
much less claim you as its own?
Yes, like bread… I’ve watched the women making bread at the centre. The ingredients do nothing on their own, but when they’re all together, they stick together and rise. They get beaten down and they rise again.Read More
“But it’s not really about just memory. If someone has studied you and you always play the same moves, then they know what you’re going to do. If you’re predictable then you’re vulnerable. They might set traps or change the style of the game so that it makes it really hard for you to play the kind of game that you want to play.”
That didn’t sound good at all. I liked winning, and most of the time I did it by playing the way I wanted to play. I didn’t like the idea of people not letting me play that way…Read More
Make Time is a framework for choosing what you want to focus on, building the energy to do it, and breaking the default cycle so that you can start being more intentional about the way you live your life. Even if you don’t completely control your own schedule—and few of us do—you absolutely can control your attention.Read More
It is like the sky: we look at the sky when it is full of stars, but when the sun comes out in the morning, with all its light, we don’t see the stars anymore. That is what God’s mercy is like: a great light of love and tenderness because God forgives not with a decree, but with a caress. He does it by caressing the wounds of our sin because he is involved in forgiving, he is involved in our salvation.’Read More
Winning happens when you translate dreams into action and your actions change your reality.Read More
Our culture has become hooked on the quick-fix, the life hack, efficiency. Everyone is on the hunt for that simple action algorithm that nets maximum profit with the least amount of effort. There’s no denying this attitude may get you some of the trappings of success, if you’re lucky, but it will not lead to a calloused mind or self-mastery. If you want to master the mind and remove your governor, you’ll have to become addicted to hard work. Because passion and obsession, even talent, are only useful tools if you have the work ethic to back them up.Read More
Pay special attention to things that bring you joy that don’t involve mind-altering substances or a lot of money. Whether it’s cooking, the guitar, or mountain biking, interests and hobbies add texture to your personality. Being “in the zone” is happiness. You lose the sense of time, forget yourself, and feel part of something larger.Read More