Tag "Hope"

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BECAUSE OF TOMORROW

I was 8 the very first time I prayed. I mean like really prayed. It wasn’t for lost crayons or primary school squabbles or anything. I had been having these

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FIRST LOVE. LAST LOVE?

I am almost 30 years old this day, and I cannot believe how much he still makes me feel like the love-struck boy he got to know years ago. Jonathan

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A Tiny Glimmer Of Hope

It was profoundly tough for me to write this, but I guess this is the only way I can find some release. My parents got divorced when I was just

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“As a queer Zimbabwean, the ousting of Robert Mugabe does not bring me much hope.” Says Writer Joyline Maenzanise

Joyline Maenzanise, a queer writer based in Zimbabwe, responds to the resignation of the country’s long-serving homophobic President Robert Mugabe. * I must say, I never thought I would see

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THERE IS NO SHAME IN LOVE

It has always lived in his eyes, dancing in the shadows and avoiding the light, afraid of being discovered. Yet I already knew it was there. But he didn’t know

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A Prayer From Chinelo Okparanta’s ‘Under The Udala Trees’

I just finished reading the riveting novel by Chinelo Okparanta. And after a story that filled me at once with sadness and hope, here’s the segment of the book that

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Scientists testing HIV cure report ‘remarkable’ progress after patient breakthrough

Originally published on theguardian.com UK scientists and clinicians working on a groundbreaking trial to test a possible cure for HIV infection say they have made remarkable progress after a test

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REMEMBERING HELL, PRAYING FOR HEAVEN

I met Daniel years ago. He was a broken soul. But he had the brightest smile I had ever seen. He reminded me of me. We were both so damaged,

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End That Controversy!

I once heard a story which broke my heart in a million pieces. It is a popular tragic story which trended once here. Some of us may have heard the

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The +++ Journals: Entry VI

The dreams did not go away. If anything, they became more vivid and recurred more often over the next few days. I wanted to share what I was going through

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