https://youtu.be/fmnR5Fp014U It’s a good summary of the first month from Patient Zero (5th of March) to the first few days of April when we were already in lockdown; watch it. Watching this, seeing and being reminded of how others live during this tough time, I feel a little guilty for the spoiled brat moment I…… Continue reading A Different Month
“The new, albeit temporary, normal,” I wrote.I am hopeful. I believe this is temporary. There will be a permanent “new normal” where we will find ourselves on the other side of Covid-19. It’s not what we have now, but it might have some aspects of this new-but-temporary normal, integrated to the old normal. Part of…… Continue reading Temporary
The more I pay attention to the world around me, and more importantly to its inhabitants, although I mostly refer to my immediate small world only, the more I am convinced that we are all hustling, and we are always hustling, even when we think we are simply doing what we believe we are meant…… Continue reading Hustling
On seeing… a bite-sized poem.
How often do you contemplate the purpose of your existence? Do you know your purpose? Or, do you at least have a feeling that you know why you are here on earth? Have you ever considered the possibility of your purpose being as simple as living a life that you could fondly replay in your…… Continue reading It’s always about purpose
Originally posted on Crossroads and Conquests:
On the road to enlightenment, when we sometimes think that we have arrived, that we are home and that we know for sure, we realize that we are not quite there yet. We are merely getting closer to where we are meant to be. We concur and acknowledge that…
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?
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
It is true. What I learned about life thus far still applies. Of many, one specific lesson has not changed: nothing stays the same. Everything in life is temporary. Nothing in life is constant, except death and taxes, you would say, of course. I remain pondering… Do I want to be right or do I…… Continue reading Being right is overrated