Perhaps, the mundanities of daily life are killing my dreams, erasing the vision in my head. Every day, this world, where I don’t belong, sucks me in. My passion wears away. I am a rock, eroding. My fire is extinguished and my spirit dies a little each time. >>> It’s exhausting! Am I weakening? Am…… Continue reading A pause in time
Do you ever feel guilty about being blessed? How often do you board the train that takes you on a guilt-trip? For Catholics, guilt comes easy. For an Asian Catholic, guilt comes even more easily. I am an Asian Catholic. It is expected that I will sometimes write about guilt as I did a little…… Continue reading What is your bottom line?
Do you know the difference between your job, career, and vocation? What is your job? Career? Vocation? In my current job, I am a Financial Controller at an internet/telecoms service provider. Sometimes, I dislike where I work, some people at work, how I work, and even specific functions or actions. I struggle to get out…… Continue reading Job, Career and Vocation
What bothers you about people? Do bad people upset you? I don’t mean criminal bad or pure evil bad. That’s pretty obvious. I mean nasty, spiteful, inconsiderate, self-centred otherwise would-have-been-good people. With my guards down, bad people get to me. They get under my skin and I just want to crawl out so I am…… Continue reading Passing thoughts…
Those of you who write are familiar with the struggles of a writer. That nagging thought of being a fraud doesn’t leave many of us in peace. I beat myself up. “Why is it such a challenge for me to take a break from [living] my life to write?” This internal questioning in my head…… Continue reading Writing
“You cannot be, and you shouldn’t be, settled on settling.” I feel settled at work as it is, and it isn’t a “good settled”. I think… I feel I am so comfortable and relaxed that I border complacency. I dislike this kind of contentment. Although I initially sensed peace within, it appears to have been…… Continue reading Settled on settling
I am a passionate woman. I am passionate about womanhood. Womankind. I am not a feminist but I cheer women on. I support my sisters. It doesn’t mean that I do not get angry with women who are not good for the sisterhood. Today is National Women’s Day in South Africa. It commemorates the 1956…… Continue reading Woman