"Hurt people, hurt people. That’s how pain patterns get passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion and cruelty with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future.”

Yehuda Berg

We are all linked in this life. Either in one way or another; and usually in more ways than we realise. We’re like a constant chain, connected through infinity links that go on and on and on. Neuroscientist Matthew Lieberman denotes social connection and interdependence are to our lives as important as…

When we suffer, we seek answers. Perhaps it’s the desire to regain some semblance of control over circumstances that remind us of our utter powerlessness in certain realities. Or, maybe it’s just our human longing to believe that everything happens for a reason; we believe that all the details of our lives should fit together like puzzle pieces revealing significance beyond anything we can see from our surface perspective.

For those of us who trust in the goodness and sovereignty of God, this compelling need to understand why certain events occur is no less stringent. Even as we cling to…

I remember very well my first ever encounter watching Michael Jackson dance. I know I was way less than 5 years old and yet still, my somewhat futile mind was blown away. I was in awe of this lean, looking gentleman who walked backwards, grabbed his crotch every few seconds and made a little "screaming" sound. I probably thought he was in pain cause of the crotch grabbing. But you know what? That had me sold, nevertheless. I was a protégé before I could even contemplate otherwise, and my family was in for performance after performance whenever Michael Jackson came…

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.”

Elbert Hubbard

In everything I went through this past year, and trust me, I went through shit this year, I never had the courage to look myself in the mirror and admit it was on me. Some of what I faced may have been circumstantial, fair enough. But the real deal is how much I could have and should have firstly challenged the enermy within.

I’ll keep this short and sweet in this my first published text. My main message is to remind you all, in spite of all that we…


"Let's live our lives with the sole aspiration to inspire change such that others can live their lives to the fullest ". - Poncian

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