• Meaningful Living

    Reflections: Life Lessons from 2017.

    How did you spend New Year’s Eve? Starting my day in church was an amazing decision. I also love the fact that Sunday is the last day in 2017 and it feels somewhat special. During the service, I reflected so much that I even shed a few tears. I remembered my Dad and every other event that came with the second half of 2017. There was no way I was going home all emotional so I decided I needed a treat and headed to the mall.  A movie, popcorn, red velvet doughnut and yoghurt forest icecream later, I was not so moody but aware and Thankful for how my year…

  • Faith,  Life,  Meaningful Living,  Musings

    Meaningful Moments you should Never take for Granted.

    Recent events in the past weeks have made me think a lot more about life choices (past, current and future).  I feel like I am currently happy with what I have done with myself so far but is it really enough? Do I need to do more? Have I been spending my time well? Have I been spending my time with the right people? Have I reached out to the people who matter? Have I asked for help from the right people? Do I reciprocate the love I receive? Do I treat others badly because they have treated me badly? Do I need to spend more time having a relationship…

  • Inspiration,  Lifestyle,  Meaningful Living

    107 Reasons to Celebrate Life

    It was such an emotional day.  We laid my maternal grandpa to rest today and it was a roller coaster of emotions. Tears because he was such a kind heart and will be missed greatly. Happy because he lived an amazing 107 years on earth. It was more like a celebration of his well spent life than lamenting over a loved one passing on. A lot of people gathered (over a thousand five hundred) to celebrate his awesomeness and i am totally grateful to God it was a success.  I had taken a quick nap earlier..had to wake up to write this post for Friday. I know the title says…

  • Blogging,  Lifestyle,  Self-love

    28 signs you are doing something right.

    Go! Go Phaytea! It’s your birthday! We gon’ party like… Haha..there’s no way I’m partying on a Monday though…but I did get the day off work so I’ll just sort some personal stuff I’ve stalled for so long and of course do fun stuff. It’s so unusual to be off work on Monday. I’m so excited I want to scream but I’m worried I might get people wondering if I am okay. I am very happy, content, grateful for life, thankful to God, super excited, super emotional, I’ve cried from the messages and voice notes I have received already and it isn’t 0700hrs yet. …oh and I get to have…