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Advent: The Waiting and the Arrival

Here we are, almost in the fourth week of Advent already, and Christmas is just around the corner. Does it feel like you’ve been waiting a long time or does it seem to have gone by too quickly, left with … Continue reading

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Naming and Belonging

Less than a month into my time here, my friend Musa (meaning Grace) decided to give me a Zulu name. We were walking in town toward the KFC where she was going to buy us a couple of ice cream … Continue reading

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Living in Silence and Finding a Voice

I have now been at KwaZamokuhle in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province for a month and a half, and although my skills at speaking isiZulu have greatly improved since day one, I still struggle immensely at being able to communicate with the … Continue reading

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Another lovely view from my backyard, I don’t mind it at all!

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The bird’s nest that is being built out of mud at the corner of my porch, every day it has grown

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A lovely tree that stretches out wide to catch the sunlight

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The hill I can see from my porch, at the foothills of the Drakensburg mountains

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