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
Originally posted on Crossroads and Conquests:
This, too, shall pass.
The more time I spend on social media, or out in the real world, the more I realize that happiness is an inside job. Well, true happiness, that is. (Please excuse me for using an old image. I’m recycling. 😀) Reality does not care if we like it or not; it is there, it is…… Continue reading I cannot pursue happiness
(Post written and prepared in a [little] hurry using a mobile device, Samsung Galaxy Note8 specifically, so if you come across typos and other errors, please excuse me.) It’s a pretty good Saturday morning. Mother, from Botswana, who has been visiting my family and me here in South Africa, said she needs to test her…… Continue reading Random thoughts and ponderings on a Saturday morning
I am tempted to tell you that I will do and be as you would like me to [do and be] just so you would stay because it is the easy route to take but that would render me inauthentic and out of integrity. Therefore, as we stand at an intersection, I must turn one…… Continue reading The right thing