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Mar 27, 2020  0  0  613

1ST DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 We are in confusing times.

 While we are busy fighting wars in our heads.

 The world is fighting a virus that is picking us off one by on...



Mar 28, 2020  0  0  648

2ND DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

Yesterday was all right. At least I did not spend an evening in the corners of my comforts.

70 minutes on the treadmill, 20 minutes of reading, learned to bake brown burger buns and exercised for 60 seconds (Yes 1 minute).

Not forg...



Mar 29, 2020  0  0  618

3RD DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 Things will not go back to normal. There was never normal.

 What you consider normal was your brain caught up in a loop of comfort with no spark of life in your days.

 Your life is not interesting, and you are not g...



Mar 30, 2020  0  0  647

4TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 Yesterday was alright.

 It started slowly, but eventually picked up.

 I spend my days in the corners of my mind, Where I beat myself up and create a dark world.

 It gets better when I get on top of the ...



Mar 31, 2020  0  0  716

5TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 Another day spend it the corners of my fears.

 Where I scare myself about a horrible future that won't happen. 

 I Did an hour on a treadmill, 2 minutes exercises, I did not read today coming to think about it....



Apr 1, 2020  0  0  612

6TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 My writing and thoughts have been shallow lately.

 Is it because I Am writing truthfully or??

 I mean I Am documenting how I spend my days. 

 I am not borrowing anyone's words but expressing what m...



Apr 2, 2020  0  0  663

7TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 I ended up conversing with my partner about good habits and bad habits.

 How the conversation came to be, I don't know. All I know is that I was told that masturbation and sex are my bad habits.

 I was attacked for ...



Apr 3, 2020  0  0  635

8TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

I feel like Bob Dylan in his song "The Times They Are a-Changin'" is speaking to the current times, especially with the (COVID-19) on a killing spree

I visit Twitter and every time I read complaints of people wanting the  "21 Days Loc...



Apr 4, 2020  0  0  648

9TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

I missed my daily posting from the 7th day.

That does not mean my mind stopped working, or the world stopped turning.

I kept my routine, just that I did a minimum on reading, writing, and the treadmill.

During these past fe...



Apr 5, 2020  0  0  650

10 TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 I am moving away from posting about my daily activities.

 I spend the most time with my family. There is not much to say.

 For example, my partners spend lots of time watching movies.

 My kids are alway...



Apr 6, 2020  0  0  659

11TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 I got a little panic attack. 

 I don't know what happened but I think I caught a little cold from the weekend's rain.

 I woke up feeling well. I took a bath and started cooking and baking.

 After t...



Apr 7, 2020  0  0  607

12TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

12th day into the 21 days lockdown, I just broke down.

 Fear has found my spirit.

 I am worried about my business.

 In all my worries I remember that worries won't make it ANY better.

 The best I...



Apr 8, 2020  0  0  648

13TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 I am writing this letter to myself.

 Yesterday a virus caught my mind.

 I am swimming in fear.

 Where will the next customer come from?

 How am I going to pay my levies and taxes?

&...



Apr 9, 2020  0  0  622

14TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 I am writing these words to myself.

 Today I just want to be grateful.

 Thank the universe for the great abundance of opportunities.

 I always find solutions and I know without the universe's great inte...



Apr 10, 2020  0  0  650

15TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

It is sinking in people's minds that things will never be normal.

Prepare yourself for an uncertain future.

It may be difficult but at least it will be different and more often different is good.



Apr 11, 2020  0  0  613

16TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

Keeping a healthy routine is very crucial for those who are after a certain goal.

 Your healthy routine is not mine and mine, not yours. 

 What works for you might not work for me.

 My routine is boring ...



Apr 12, 2020  0  0  1113

17TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

I remember when I was happy at a tender age.

 I was white like a dove, there was nothing but the truth in my feathers.

 Then I got older.

 I don't know if it got this way, or it started with a lie.

&n...



Apr 13, 2020  0  0  671

18TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

This pandemic reminds me of Job.

 He asked if we shall only accept good from God and not adversity.

 I am feeling the heat of COVID-19 in my business.

 It was joyful and amazing when I gained properties.

...



Apr 14, 2020  0  0  660

19TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 All you have is life.

 You can complain.

 Curse and cry.

 You can shout, get angry and become sad.

 You can jump and do it all.

 Say how unfair things are. You can subject your...



Apr 15, 2020  0  0  626

20TH DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

 My mother believes in me.

 She does not understand how much that means to me.

 The best thing is that I believe in myself.

 Thank you, Mama.



Apr 16, 2020  0  0  639

21ST DAY OF THE 21 DAYS

Have a reason or something that helps you stay your course.

 Too many things are happening at the moment.

 The economy is weakening.

 People are losing jobs.

 People are getting sick, and death i...



Apr 17, 2020  0  0  660

22ND DAY OF LOCKDOWN SOUTH AFRICA

 You are alone in this fight.

 No matter how much you feel you want to belong, you are alone.

 This is good because it will be your source of strength and hope.

 You see no matter how many people surroun...



Apr 20, 2020  0  0  4935

I FIND IT DIFFICULT TO LOOK AWAY AND MIND MY OWN BUSINESS

Look it is impossible to look away or mind your own business when the world is burning. The world doesn't have to burn on a larger scale for you to care for.

Maybe it is none of my business or maybe it is but my neighbor does not provide f...



Apr 20, 2020  0  0  686

ARE YOU HAVING A TOUGH DAY OR LIFE

I had a very tough week, in fact, the toughest since 2020 began. I don't know how to feel about it all I know is that I was challenged by my behaviors, personality and of a cause other universal aspects that are outside my control. Like a tenant w...



Apr 25, 2020  0  0  673

LIES ON MY TOUNGUE

I remember when I was happy at a tender age.

I was white like a dove, there was nothing but the truth in my feathers.

Then I got older.

I don't know if it got this way, or it started with a lie.

Today I Am in my aut...



Apr 25, 2020  0  0  659

EVERYDAY IS A CHANCE AND A GIFT

I think every day is a chance, another gift. How you unwrap your gift is your responsibility and use your chance is entirely up to you.

"Every day is a potential see that we can grow into something beautiful," said Artist Austine Kleon.



Apr 25, 2020  0  0  674

HOLD ON AND FIGHT ON

Hold on to your kindness, love, respect, and everything that makes a beautiful soul.

Fight on, don't let go of strength, keep your dreams alive.

Allow your vision to guide you. Revisit and consult your inner-self every day to stay ...



Apr 25, 2020  0  0  840

REMEMBER TO RECONNECT WITH YOURSELF

Make time to reconnect with yourself every day, especially before bedtime.

The daily cares have taken you further and further from yourself. 

That is why it is important to carve 15 - 30 minutes of your time before bedtime to ...



Apr 26, 2020  0  0  646

PROCESS YOUR EMOTIONS

Pain, disappointment or negative emotions cannot be avoided. The best way to deal with them is to allow the process to take over.

To lead you and guide you, but better you can speed up the process by keeping a daily journal and meditate as...



Apr 27, 2020  0  0  678

EVERY DAY IS A FUCK-UP DAY

We fuck up every day especially us who want to do better or well. If you are not fucking up, it means your life is boring as shit and you are better off dead. 

Take a risk, learn something new, fuck it up, and start again.

You...



Apr 27, 2020  0  0  656

SO...I QUIT MY JOB

I just feel like letting it out but either than that I have no reason to talk about it.

I have been employed in government for a full seven years.

I started in my early twenties, in fact, I was twenty when I got an opportunity to s...



Apr 27, 2020  0  0  638

FIGHT ON

It's an everyday fight to keep a dream alive and better to realise it.

You don't get a day off.

So fight on and never stop for anything or anyone.



Apr 29, 2020  0  0  708

FOCUS ON THE GOOD YOU STILL HAVE...FOCUS ON THE GOOD YOU CAN STILL DO

Who do you look to when troubles creep in?

Times like this force us to confront our reality, our source of strength, and trust.

Truth is that we don't know when things are going to get better. And things might get worse.

Pe...



Apr 30, 2020  0  0  628

SHARE YOUR PAIN - KEEP A JOURNAL

Not everybody is blessed with a confidant or that one friend that can make them feel ok on rough days.

Keep a pen and a page close. They will be there for you when you need to scream out the hurt and pain. 

You can be surround...



May 3, 2020  0  0  589

NOT TO READ IS TO DIE

Lately, I been reading more than my usual reading.

Behind it all, I am running away from myself really.

It just another mechanism for dealing with anxiety and fear of the unknown.

Be that it may I learned that all my effort...



May 4, 2020  0  0  609

BEST DAY OF MY LIFE

Today I woke up with the realisation that this is the best day of my life.

I had a good and hopeful dream for my future.

So I am going to be grateful. Not because my hope is restored.

Because I am alive, because I am alive ...



May 7, 2020  0  0  1170

BEST TIME TO BE ALIVE

We decide what to make out of every minute given to us. We decide what we make out of every situation.

In the deciding process make sure that your decisions are not subjective, selfish, and filled with unnecessary baggage of emotions.

...



May 8, 2020  0  0  616

SKILLS SAVED MY LIFE SERIES

Someone is ready to pay for your skills, I do not know who but I know for a fact that your skills are worth something good when improved and used for their intended purpose.

I am the living proof of a person transformed by skills and basic...



May 9, 2020  0  0  655

SKILLS SAVED MY LIFE: PROVE YOURSELF WORTHY

"It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared." – Whitney M. Young

 

You may be pressed hard by challenges today, perhaps you been looking for t...



May 9, 2020  0  0  700

SKILLS SAVED MY LIFE: REMEMBER WHERE WE COME FROM

The government is saying that an unemployed young person today will likely face the next 40 years in poverty if they do not get employment after leaving school. This will lead to social alienation and depression, social problems, and loss of contr...



May 11, 2020  0  0  684

CREATE THE LIFE THAT YOU WANT

I believe that you deserve to live a purpose-driven life that is filled with success, satisfaction, blessings, and dreams that come true all the time. The heart of this book focuses on you and the life that you want to create for yourself. You are...



May 13, 2020  0  0  609

AUTHENTICITY IS THE WAY TO GO

You will lose every time you try to be like them

You will win every time you be you.

Trying to please everyone never worked, stop it now!

Trying to do what they do will frustrate you, do what you can do see what happens

...



May 25, 2020  0  0  638

DAILY STOIC - ANCIENT WISDOM FOR EVERYDAY LIFE

I won't waste time telling you about stoic philosophy. Here is a website where you can read all you can about stoic philosophy.

I am sharing this with you because I feel and know that some of you may g...



Jun 17, 2020  0  0  513

YOU DO YOURS AND I'LL DO MINE

I write for many reasons.

Today I may write because I want to let go of anger, pain, or stress.

Tomorrow I may write because I am happy and excited.

The next day or any other day I can write because I can and I just have th...



Jul 6, 2020  0  0  466

CURE FOR MY PAIN

Your soul is a place that is open when all the wants and wishes disappear
Stillness is the key to open the place
Your soul is a place you can't find
The only thing you should know is that there is no cure for ...



Jul 24, 2020  0  0  331

UNTITLED

Just like anyone, I am well today then I am not the next
I let my self go, now I am looking and I can find me
I need me to know me, to be me
I can't do this alone and I am not here
I am up and then...



Jul 25, 2020  0  0  406

NOTHING BUT AIR

29 years from decay
Kneeling in the same style, whispering the same words million times
Millions of souls across the universe whispering the same prayer for the help that never came
Its a lie though disguised ...



Jul 27, 2020  0  0  491

WE GET TO START OVER

Starting all over again may not be all fun but we need it.
Every week when I logon to my social media I read another terrible story of loss.
Lives, businesses, and the will to fight.
Some loss can be recovered...



Jul 30, 2020  0  0  446

ALL WE CAN DO IS HOPE FOR A BETTER DAY

All we can do is hope for a better day and continue to do what is right.
Sometimes It Just Doesn't Work, You fail anyways and it feels bad but it is good.
I mean you read all the recommended books.
You binged-...



Jul 30, 2020  0  0  395

GOOD FRIENDS MAKES OUR DAYS BETTER

A good friend just reminded me that we live in an abundance of opportunities.

His words were "Don't worry, with you everything is possible"

I accepted these words and remembered that I have pushed through darker times.

In g...



Jul 30, 2020  0  0  390

I WILL TAKE THIS LOSS

I just received the news, business-wise they will hurt my profits or the business itself.

A tenant just dropped me without a warning. Yes, there are laws that protect a landlord but on a human level somethings are not that easy.

Fo...



Jul 30, 2020  0  0  595

SINCERE EFFORTS NEVER GO TO WASTE

Only you can determine what is sincere for you.

Only you can determine what is a success for you.

In all of these remember to be honest with yourself, be realistic while keeping a sense of imagination.

Be as authentic as yo...



Aug 24, 2020  0  0  424

SPIRITUAL GUIDES, MYTH OR REAL?

I genuinly don't know.

I would normally do my research but this time it is a question to you?

What do you know of spiritual guides. Are they real or it is just an old bedtime story that people are clinging to just to feel safe.

...



Sep 9, 2020  0  0  375

I KNOW THE TYPE OF PERSON YOU ARE THEY SAY

"I know the type of guy you are", they say. As if they have seen it all.

The problem is that the people who say these words use their own filters and lower standards to measure up people against their flawed checklist.

The minute t...



Sep 9, 2020  0  0  518

WE USE CULTURE AND TRADITION AS AN EXCUSE FOR NOT TO THINK AND CARVE NEW BETTER WAYS

Think of what a good life is for you.

Filter out all the culture and traditions and think about what a happy life is for you.

Don't get caught up in the " I want to get married," "I want to..." I want..." kind of life before you si...



Sep 10, 2020  0  0  423

CHECK YOUR FEELINGS

What you feel today won't matter tomorrow, the next year, or 5 years later.

Be careful not to let your feelings run your day.

How you feel right now, is it something that is directly linked to you?

Is it something that is h...



Sep 18, 2020  0  0  589

BEING HUMAN

Being Human

We feel (Anger, Love, Frustration, Happiness, and More)

We think

We fuck up

We make up

Our days are mixed up with the above.

I am Human,

I don't have an explanation of why at the ...



Sep 22, 2020  0  0  627

ETERNALLY GRATEFUL TO THE UNIVERSE

Eternally Grateful to the universe for the great providence....



Oct 4, 2020  0  0  565

WIHTOUT DISCIPLINE, AN EMPIRE CAN CRUMBLE IN A DAY, IN MY CASE $113

This past Friday I managed to make $113 within a period of an hour.

The plan was to repeatedly employ the same strategy the whole day in hopes to multiply my profits.

A friend phoned, asked that we go out for drinks. I said no I ca...



Oct 20, 2020  0  0  619

GOOD ROLE MODEL AND HERO, THANOS

I went back in time. The younger version of me agrees that Thanos is an excellent role model for us.

The future me, sent a message to say excellent choice before I could travel to the future.

This is what we learned from Thanos.



Nov 18, 2020  0  0  531

PAIN IS REAL AND CAN HELP YOU IF YOU APPLY A LITTLE OF PERSPECTIVE

I broke my heart, I invited pain in my life.

Without going much into details, our family was robbed a month ago, from there on everything else went sideways, at least that's what I thought.

They took our car and cash R55 000.

...



Nov 26, 2020  0  0  465

EVERYTHING AN ANGEL AND GOD CAN'T BE

Keeping my eyes wide awake through the dark night waiting for...

At least I am REAL.



Dec 21, 2020  0  0  266

IT ONLY GETS BETTER WHEN YOU WORK ON IT

It only gets better when you want and work on it

There is no one defining moment in life

That risk that you fear maybe the key to unlock an amazing life

 



Dec 21, 2020  0  0  234

YOU WON'T ALWAYS BE READY

You won't always have things figured out

You can prepare all you want, read all the self help books and pump yourself up with motivation and prayer

Lie to yourself that you won't repeat some mistakes

When love and life come...



Jan 2, 2021  0  0  254

WRITE LIKE YOU ARE DYING

 

It's every writer's duty to write out his heart and soul.

Every day write what you want repeatedly, your ideas will be born from that repetition.



Jan 5, 2021  0  0  135

A BLACK CHILD IS SUFFERING EVERYDAY BECAUSE...

The context of this writing is limited to the writer's small experience circle.

A black African child is dying psychologically because he needs cleansing in the river.

A black African child's business is n...



Jan 13, 2021  0  0  280

LETTER TO A FRIEND

Ooh, dear friend

How are you doing?

I don't know if I am going forward or backward.

Ooh, dear friend.

I am becoming a stranger in my own skin.

When you think of all the plans we made at our tender age.

...



Feb 17, 2021  0  0  163

TO BE UNKIND

In the end, this is a story of love and life coupled with judgments and loss of oneself.



Feb 17, 2021  0  0  231

TO BE UNKIND - DESIRE

Desire, what a strange and powerful force.

It has many entries and exits.

Whichever you choose, you always end up a slave.



Feb 19, 2021  0  0  196

TO BE UNKIND - VOID

Life takes pleasure in the change.

Will you say the same for yourself?

I am still a stranger to myself.

Life did not come out as well as I thought it would when I plotted in my head.

I will fill my days with pleasur...



Mar 17, 2021  0  0  192

THIS IS MY JOURNEY

This is my journey

I will own my mistakes

I will learn

I will remember to move forward

I will open up my heart, welcome opportunities, and initiate my fortune

I will remember that I live in a great abundance...



Mar 19, 2021  0  0  209

I MADE A DECISION TO PUT MY ENERGY TO FINDING SOLUTIONS

I fell into deep despair, the course was simply giving up

After months and months of working on a project without any positive results, I found myself doubting everything (my strength, abilities...)

Day after day I drove my mind in...



Apr 2, 2021  0  0  169

ALL OF THESE WILL ONE DAY CEASE TO EXIST

We fight on,

We fight on.

All of these will one day be a memory.

Add a few days OR years more it will be forgotten.

But the fight never stops.



Jun 7, 2021  0  0  111

GREAT PROVIDENCE

When I was younger I wanted to shape stars,

Climb mountains so high that I lose breath on the summit,

Now, that I am older I want to shape the universe,

Climb to the pinnacle of different greatness,

How'd I get so l...



Jun 13, 2021  0  0  99

R.I.P TO MY AFFAIRS

I created a heavy storm,
Now I can't weather it,
In all of these, baby mama got the worst,
The pain of losing the love that you still love,
it's not like she is not the one,
What's left...



Jun 23, 2021  0  0  91

LIFE WITHOUT ADVERSITY IS NOT A LIFE

Life without adversity is no kind of life at all,

The fun of it all or the reward is in the pain, the lessons, and the strength of making it to the other side.

All roads lead to the ground, but in time we still draw breath we will ...



Jul 8, 2021  0  0  79

THE DEVIL IS GONNA MAKE ME A FREE MAN

I felt the pull of the queen of darkness, call for a greater purpose, 
And  there was guiding darkness, reassuring and leading to my deepest pleasures,
At first, when I saw her, it felt like something from a dre...



Jul 15, 2021  0  0  72

A WINNER DOESN'T ALWAYS WIN

I accept defeat, take my loss,

Continue with my path,

Work to create a better one,

I can laugh out loud and dance on what was to be our future.

Painful as it may be, it is a way of life, we move on,



Jul 17, 2021  0  0  86

OUR LOVE IS LOST, DANCING UP ON IT

7 eons in a chase,
sacrificed everything, ran into the edge knowing it could go either way,
It’s not like I can just pack up all the life I have been and walk away,
You are what gave our family shelter, ...



Jul 17, 2021  0  0  102

GRATITUDE, GRATITUDE

Gratitude, gratitude, everything is gratitude,

The Universe has been very very kind to me especially in times when I was not kind to myself,

For this, I am grateful to the universe



Aug 2, 2021  0  0  76

LET GO

I want,
I want,
I want,
let go,
I wanna,
I wanna,
I wanna,
Let go,
I wish,
I wish,
Let go;,
Let go of the love th...



Aug 11, 2021  0  0  119

FORGIVE ME MONEY, I HAVE SINNED

Forgive me money I have sinned, against you only have I sinned,

I chose affection over you, Four months have passed and I have nothing to show,

As I lay myself to sleep, I pray that you may restore your grace unto me,

...