The Success of Others

While most of us would love to say that we are generous, loving and selfless enough to celebrate the success of those around us, this is not always the case. To be able to truthfully say that you are happy at EVERY great thing that happen to others while you are stuck in the same [...]

Flawed & (Still) Worthy.

Dear Brown Girl, It's been a struggle lately to even get up in the morning. Doubts have been clouding my mind and I know that no one has been more doubtful of me than well... me. You see, it's been a while since I came to this place of darkness and because it was unexpected, [...]

Alovili Home

Thank you for opening up a platform where people can express the darkness that they are going through. VungaLelenoa Dear Alovili Home, Mental Illness is something that affects so many of our people yet we either never acknowledge it or we just push it aside and never talk about it. Our youth suffer quietly and [...]

Spiritual Apathy

Dear Brown Girl, I sat in my chair and listened as Reno preached. The more I listened, the more I started to think about Spiritual Apathy. Apathy or being apathetic means that you lack interest, enthusiasm or concern and if we are showing detachment to God, why are we really here in church? What are [...]

Three Rules of Life

Dear Brown Girl, There are many things in life that I wish you would understand. I hope that you would grow and know how you are worth so much more than what you think. I also want you to be able to learn all the things that life wants you to know. So, let's get [...]

This or That (Ua)

Dog or Cat? Puppies because I sometimes still get scared of big dogs and cats just don't seem to like me. Netflix or YouTube? Both? I can't live without either. Phone Call or Text? I find it easier to text but sometimes I take too long to reply so people tend to just call. I [...]

Dear Brown Girl

Dear Brown Girl, Well, Hello there Brown Girl! It has been a while since we have last talked. This passing week has been quite an interesting one and we have gone through some difficulties but look, we managed to get through. I know I do not say this enough but I am proud of you. [...]

Meeting Me

I really want to meet me from someone else's point of view. Would I like what I see or would I be disgusted with myself? Will I be proud of what I have accomplished or will I be discouraged by what I have yet to do? I feel as if I met myself today I [...]

Dear Boy Who Broke My Heart

Dear Boy Who Broke My Heart, Thank you. Thank you teaching me that I do deserve better. Thank you for teaching me that I am worth so much more than how you treated me. Thank you for giving me a lesson that I will never ever want to learn again. I am not angry anymore [...]