I often think we live in a world where the truth is blurred by images and impressions; in a world where we don’t search for the significance behind what we hear, the meaning behind what we see!
We are all too ‘busy’ to focus, to query, to doubt, to challenge! Digital technology is largely to blame. Information in our digital world is abundant and easily accessible; a blessing! Much of what reaches our screens is determined by algorithms; a curse!
Communication is easy but poor! We text rather than write, we chat rather than talk! We often hide behind our…
With the announcement that my community was going into lockdown for several weeks, I was demoralised. Being forced into such a novel situation at very short notice was intimidating. My mind was overwhelmed by unknowns and questions on how I would manage and the feeling of no control over the situation made it even more difficult.
I remembered the day when, as a six-year-old, I entered the grounds of primary school for the very first time, riddled by uncertainty and apprehension. …
You may have drifted away
Like a bird flown afar
But I can feel your flutter in my heart
You may be disappearing in the horizon
Like the setting sun
But I can feel your warmth in my soul
You may be elusive
Like rain water dripping down a window
But I can feel you on my cheeks