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What are you grateful for?

For good friends. Who stick around no matter what. Their loyalty and craziness is a different, more simpler kind of love.   2. For family They make me feel like everything’s gonna be OK. Even though it may not be.   3. For husbands For he brings balance to my life and fills me up where I lack. If I forget to love myself, he loves me for me and sometimes even more.   4. Children If Read more…

By Kashiefah Chetty, ago
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You need this

Writing is embedded in my soul. It comes through me like water from a fountain, love from my heart. It is why I exist and why I write, in any shape and form – freelance, for free, for my job, my blog. I have a message and my purpose is to share a story with the written word.   This songs explains it best: Can’t let another day pass by Without doing what I feel inside Cause it’s embedded Read more…

By Kashiefah Chetty, ago
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I’m back…

from an almost two month hiatus. It’s taken time for me to grow to the blogger I am now. Two months ago I was confused and confused. After searching and learning about myself, I’ve grown to appreciate myself. I can confidently say that I’m a more confident blogger because of this break. I know now that in order to get the best you have to give the best, in all areas of your life. My best Read more…

By Kashiefah Chetty, ago
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Kindness evolves slower in humans

Someone was humiliated on Facebook yesterday. It was brief. Her account was hacked into and I was one of the first people to see the drama unfold. A few minutes later a picture of herself holding her baby son showed up. The hacker called out the woman as having an affair with someone else’s husband. After that, personal emails were posted, that was allegedly exchanged between the woman and the married spouse she was having an Read more…

By Kashiefah Chetty, ago
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Dear Zahrah Perry

Dear Zahrah Perry A whole community is in outrage. People are slamming you. On Twitter and Facebook and the like, bloggers are outraged. The blogosphere is rebuking you with loathing posts dedicated to your hated story. I can just envisage the disgust rolling off their tongues. Then there are those who feel sorry for you, speaking about your childhood and hoping you will one day “taste the sweetness of Ramadan”. In other words, come right, as a person and Read more…

By Kashiefah Chetty, ago