IF BROKEN CRAYONS STILL COLOUR, HOW COME NO ONE PICKS ‘EM?

Recently, for some odd reason, I keep seeing the caption—”broken crayons still colour.”  For a long time, I too subscribed to this notion that it’s okay to be broken and functional. I now see this phrase in a whole new light, as it suggests to me that in your broken state, you’re still effective. The lie detector determines THIS IS A LIE! Contrary to popular belief, while some broken things still work, don’t be fooled, they do not operate at full capacity. Obviously, since people have a tendency to replace broken things. 

By virtue that the body has been created to heal itself, this tells me ‘wholeness’ was the original blueprint for our lives. Sadly, we have succumbed to this fake-it-til’-you-make-it culture-so much so, that it’s hard to detect an issue at first glance. Do me a favour, abandon team brokenness rocks, aye!

Do you remember “Hush ‘lil baby don’t say a word, mama’s gonna buy...

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HOW MY HUSBANDS AFFAIR SAVED MY LIFE

It was 1990 something, and it wasn’t the first time I thought he had cheated but it was the first time that the other woman’s husband came to talk to me and confirm my suspicion. I was 26, young and very insecure…let me back track a few years to explain.

My Dad died in April and less than a year in January my Mom lost her battle with ovarian cancer.  I was 22 at this time and to be honest I was in shock and lived in a fog for years after. I had been dating him since I was 17 and felt I needed to make it work as this is who my parents had known me to be with. He treated me terribly, there was so much violence, so much abuse physically, sexually, and mentally.  I felt I couldn’t leave, I felt alone even though I had family and friends that would have supported me.  I didn’t want to be a burden. My siblings were young, getting married starting families, same with my friends. I was also ashamed of our relationship and how he treated me, so I...

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