I blog for Change…

As I attempt to orient the windy and often treacherous roads that encapsulate life, here are some of my thoughts on the successes, failures and ultimately the hope and positivity in which I strive for a better world. I also hope that I can use this blog as a platform to elevate the social justice issues that are somewhat forgotten in the modern discourse of staying silent on issues that challenge. Sx

I want, I will.

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I want to be happy
not to be sad
I want to be content
not to be agitated
I want to know peace
not inner turmoil
I want to be stable
not to be anarchical

I want to know joy
rather than pain
I want to know love
rather than heartbreak
I want to trust
rather than doubt
I want to believe
rather than question

I will be happy
I will be content
I will know peace
I will be stable

I will know joy
I will know love
I will trust
I will believe

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Author: es.el.gee

Sabene is a development practitioner, activist, writer, blogger and intersectional feminist. She currently works for CBM Australia and manages its East Africa & Philippines portfolio of Community Based Inclusive Development programs. Sabene’s expertise specialises in the intersection of gender and disability. She is passionate about equality and social justice and serves as the founder and editor of SpeakYoTruth, an online publication aiming to elevate the voice of women, specifically women of colour, women with disabilities and those who identify as LGBTQI. The platform seeks to create a safe space for women to speak their own unique stories and raise issues which are most important to them as individuals.

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