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?
Three months into your relationship, it becomes apparent that the honeymoon phase is over. True colors start to show. Reality bites and you start to feel it. But, you settle all the same. It is a comfortable space despite the unpleasant aspects of the situation. The bad and the ugly will disappear, you think, or…… Continue reading Relationships
“Come,” the faceless voice whispers to me. “Keep walking. Come here. Come in here.” I see an open door. I squint. Do I think I could see inside if I do? I only see darkness past the doorway, but I don’t have to see with my eyes what the room holds. I have been there.…… Continue reading Voice in my head
Originally posted on Crossroads and Conquests:
This, too, shall pass.
Watching a movie is reading a book in a much more passive way. You can quote me. 🙂 Many stories are based on reality. Often, a movie, at least movies I prefer to watch, is simply an exaggerated version of a portion of someone’s life. Mine mostly. 🙂 Right now, ‘Shall We Dance’, cannot be…… Continue reading [My] Reality in Movies
I had not previously realized that I am quite emotional. Or, perhaps I had not wanted to acknowledge or admit that I turn teary-eyed quite quickly and easily. I am certain that subconsciously, I have always been convinced that being emotional renders me a weakling, and there is a high probability that I still believe…… Continue reading Emotions
Last week, I said that 2016 is the year I grow up! …and write a book about it. I wasn’t quite sure what I meant by growing up. It’s not that I have not been growing up. I just mean that this year is when I become a grown up, truly. This year is when…… Continue reading This Year