Posts Categorized: SOZOS

  • Commentary Piece, Inspiration, SOZOS, Soztheo.myZA, Thoughts and Ideas

    Finding hope in the land issue fear

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    Land Expropriation is a thing we have to deal with in this New South Africa. It’s easy to slip into fear and be alarmist, but it’s a thing we have to deal with. It will slip into a race issue and will be about past sins, dignity, restoration, punishment and our generation is going to… Read more »

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  • Commentary Piece, Inspiration, SOZOS, Soztheo.myZA

    Solidarity

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    Yesterday was a day of empowerment! As a white male South African, I represent so much ugliness to people who have been affected by white oppression. I acknowledge that. I will fight for what I believe in. I will raise my nothing voice and contribute. Why? Because I have a label of privilege, let me use it. Because I am white, let me use it. Because I am a minority, I have to use it. Not for me. I do it for those who hate me most. For the ideals in which I believe. I understand the distrust. But still I rise for something greater than myself.

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  • Inspiration, Poetry, SOZOS

    Your 14-2-17 Valentine’s Poem

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    Love is a word, it’s a verb, it’s a noun,
    It inspires and scares, resounds up and down,
    It tickles the fancy, It draws up the fears,
    It wakes up the dead, and quenches the years,

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  • SOZOS, The Blog Tag

    Momma…

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    What do I have to say about mommy blogging – well, I’m not a mommy for one, I’m a daddy; b) I do have a mommy (it was her birthday this week… Happy Birthday again Mamoo); 3. I am in love with a beautiful mommy, who is also a great partner in crime and who… Read more »

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  • Inspiration, SOZOS, The Blog Tag

    The biggest lesson I found in a Book…

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    The theme on The Blog Tag this week is books, the challenge for the day,  “tell us about the biggest lesson you learnt from a book and why it is important to you“. I was troubled by the task at hand, especially because I have read so many books, taken so many lessons from them all, and… Read more »

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  • Commentary Piece, Inspiration, SOZOS

    Natural… Really?

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    I just don’t know anymore… You throw the word Natural at me and I feel like it should be the easiest concept to understand, I should be able to easily write about it, right? Maybe not so much… Is it natural to live in a state of fear? I don’t think so. When we live… Read more »

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  • Daily Creates, DS106, SOZOS, The Blog Tag

    Sunday Night in Jhb

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    It’s a cold Sunday Night in Johannesburg and a week of creativity comes to a close. As you may know if you have been following me, I have been participate (rather lightly) in the DS106 Digital Storytelling course, although this has also been relegated to a daily excercise in creativity as prompted by the Daily… Read more »

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  • Daily Creates, DS106, Poetry, SOZOS

    DS106 Daily Create #tdc1612: My Heart, My Love, My Everything!!!

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    Because today’s challenge was all about sharing what made you happy… Well wouldn’t you know it, on a day where I was actually wondering if people were picking up the real me through this blog, my DS106 fellowship provides me with the perfect challenge in which I get to share a part of myself that… Read more »

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