The Gift of Choices

I love December.  More than any other month of the year, December reminds me of what I consider to be my most precious possession – the ability to make choices, every day, countless times each day.  Wake to radio or music, eat cereal or eggs, drink coffee or tea, wear […]

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Teen Perspective, Understandable Choices

“Life was hard, school was hard, I just wanted to give up….”  Nompumelelo shared this with me looking back on her 12th grade, the year before she passed her matric exam.  “But my mentor wouldn’t let me.   She pushed me.  She made me study.  She told me I could do […]

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