The Necklace

     When I was in year 9, I held a birthday party where I asked everyone to give a gift to charity instead of giving me a gift. An avid gift giver myself, people never really seem to know what to get me, so I figured I'd make an easy way out. But, as... Continue Reading →


If I Have Not Love

I’m standing in the middle of the room, seven girls in bed around me, reading 1 Corinthians 13, and one makes a farting noise with her mouth. I ignore it and continue. Another girl [her friend] calls out that I said something that sounded like a swear word. I’m about to raise my voice when... Continue Reading →


A friend of mine posted on Facebook, on the very first day of the year, "there shouldn't be a need for New Year, New Me. You should be trying to better yourself every day of the year." And, true as that is, doesn't it give you a kick up the backside to realise that an... Continue Reading →


By Danielle Bennett April ran me down, left me looking at the backside of a pig herd. At the end of the month, mud thick as thighs was smeared across my eyelids and lip corners, and all over my spirit. So tired, this voice I am losing is both a red and white flag that... Continue Reading →

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