Tag Archives: Healing

2015 Nov. 25: My words are the ink in my blood

by Phila Mbanjwa I have found peace through these words from my heart. They are not only inspired by life and love experiences, but form part of what society lives through everyday. I have seen lives ended and dreams shattered. … Continue reading

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2015 July 7: From a broken heart

by Leptie Phume In life we fall in love more than twice and get hurt twice as much. We tell ourselves that we are better off alone, until that one person comes into the picture. Enters your life and changes your … Continue reading

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2015 Feb. 16: VMCI is a home away from home

by Tinashe Wakapila Red, Black and White are always the best definition of love and sharing. On February 15, members of Victory Ministries Church International (VMCI) looked bright, while wearing these colours. They were commemorating Valentine’s Day, which was celebrated … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.30: Paraplegic’s bed

by Thuthula Sodumo There are a few things in life that are comfortable and uncomfortable at the same time and a paraplegic’s bed is one of them. It is comfortable because it is made with care with a “sickly” person … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 16: My own perfect

by Ntsiki Cassandra Dlamini on Friday, 14 May 2010 at 10:53 · I may not be Picture Perfect but I’ve been given the greatest gifts of life. My beauty may not be what the media expects, but I am my own beauty. … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 7: Art Is Where the HeART is

by Rene Mathibe “Affliction I” 2012 Digital Print   42cmx 59.4cm “Affliction II” 2012 Digital Print  42cmx 59.4cm “Bondage I” 2010 Charcoal on paper  94cm x66 cm “The Ecstacy”  Acrylic on canvas 122cm x 152cm. “The sacrifice” Acrylic on canvas  140cmx 170cm “The power … Continue reading

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