A spirit who believes

Translation from South African Sign Language into English I tell myself that I am a man of the EarthYet a spirit who believes in our Holy CreatorHow I save myself from my weaknessI shall remember to pray to HimFor He who gifted me a mind’s wisdomAnd an understanding’s riddle in the writingRiddle, is a manContinue reading “A spirit who believes”

Don’t give up

Translation from South African Sign Language into English Don’t give upYou, you, youAll of you are giving up?No, no, noNoDon’t give upYou all are very beautiful soulsYou? You? You?Give up?Don’tNo, no, noNoRemember all of you, noRemember all of you are very beautiful soulsHeart, body, very sacredAll of you are giving up?Don’tNo, no, noAll of youContinue reading “Don’t give up”

My hopeful hands

Translation from South African Sign Language into English Too many thoughts went through my mindWords, words, words, and too many wordsFeelings, emotions, they make me thinkBut, I look at my hands for a hope My hands hold each otherI won’t give upSalvageBut, I look at my hand for a hope Everyone is speakingThe ears areContinue reading “My hopeful hands”