Award-winning South African singer Nhlanhla Nciza has opened up about her divorce and the passing of her daughter Zinathi.
In a lengthy Instagram post which she revealed is for a letter to her son Luvuyo, the singer wrote: Since I couldn’t sleep 2nd night in a row, I decided to write a young” open love letter to my son Luvuyo”. I hope when he is old enough to read it with the understanding he will know just how much he means to me.”
Nhlanhla said baby Luvuyo healed her heart after she lost her baby girl. She said she thought she was never going to survive but God sent her Luvuyo.
“In 2009 when the heavens gained your sister Zinathi I thought it was the end of me, the pain and the hurt was so deep, so intense and so unbearable, I never thought I’d be able to survive another day. But when my Heavenly Father saw my pain He sent me you Luvuyo, my Joy and I can safely say that the best and the happiest time of my life was when I was pregnant with you.
“I just could not wait to meet you, to hold you in my arms and kiss you. And when you finally came, I could not stop looking at you, you were so perfect, my perfect gift from God. You healed my heart and I could smile and laugh again, you brought sunshine and so much joy back into my life and for that, I’m forever thankful for you.”
Speaking about her divorce, Nhlanhla said she was in unbearable pain. The ‘Khona’ crooner wrote:
“You came to my rescue again in 2019 when your dad and I got divorced, once again you saved my life. One of the worst years of my life. I was in such a dark place, so broken, so depressed, and in so much pain that at times it felt too much to bear. And you my son, just a thought of you or a look at your face brought back a little glimpse of light back into my life, and I hung on to that little spark of light with my dear life. And just like that, you brought me back to life. You gave me a reason to fight, to get back on my feet, and to never give up.”
Wrapping up the letter, she said Luvuyo is the reason she’s alive and she owes him for that,
“Luvuyo my little brave gift from God, you my baby are my sunshine, my joy, and my happy place. You are the reason I wake up every and strive to be a better person than I was, the reason I want to do good, and the reason I’m excited about the future. You my son are the reason I’m alive.
“You saved my life not once but twice already in your young life and because of you, no one can ever stand before me and question God’s love for me. You literally breathed life back into my body and I will never forget that for as long as I live. I want you to know that you are not only my son but you are my hero too. I owe the fact that I’m out here and living my best life to you, so,…”