#IAMSuperwoman: Thembi Terry Zulu

August 29, 2017

There were many instances in my life where I should have died. I wasn’t living life right. I was broken and beat down. Constantly acting out. I was walking around all kinds of numb, looking for something to make me feel again. On a downward spiral of reckless living. I was in pain. I needed help. I kept thinking, “What is wrong with me?”

Nothing was wrong with me.

I was going through the process.

Looking back at it now, I would do it all over again in a heartbeat. See, the things I went through equipped me to be the person I am today. The struggles that I went through inspired me to start the projects that I am passionate about. Helping other women is what I was born to do. There isn’t a problem under the sun that a woman can come to me about that I have not experienced personally. I have been through the thick of it. I have come to find that my experiences make it easier for girls and women to approach me about their personal trials and tribulations. I often joke that I went through some of this mess so that the women I encounter never have to repeat the same mistakes that I made. Ultimately, it was Christ that strengthened me because I was a danger to others and myself. His strength was made perfect in my weakness.

  • Thembi Terry Zulu

    Thank you so much for the feature. Turning my trash into treasure. Here’s to all the women that went through the ringer and came out unscarred on the other side.

    • Divas

      Here’s to the lives you have impacted.


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