History is a story that does not necessarily end but continues to be written in every generation. The history of my grandfathers is a source of a lot of things for me. Sometimes when I feel fear slowly creeping up, I think of the amount of courage they had to build inside themselves inorder to … Continue reading Humble Courage
Several thoughts have been spoken of how our words become our destiny. Several words have been thought of how we think shapes our actions. Most of these thoughts, most of these words- when pointed to the self are done with great awareness. Because, who wouldn't want anything but all that is good for the … Continue reading Our thoughts and words and the universe.
A conversation on energy vampires. In the beginning of our enneagram seminar with w Sr. Fids, she shared these words from the Jesuit Piere Teilhard de Chardin "We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience." Earlier in the year, I had this online discussion with friends … Continue reading Energy Vampires
When others are quick to point out your faults and count them as numerous. When youve seen them swallow the same words theyve spoken countless times but refrain from pointing out the apparent hypocrisy in that routine. This poses a problem when said routine fills up the big bowl of patience to cause it to … Continue reading Quick to Count
On being surrounded by people who are Good and believe themselves to be so. Sometimes in their overpowering belief of innate Goodness, it casts a strange shadow upon your own. Sometimes they get caught up in their own Goodness and believe that no other person may possess it more than they do. So you struggle … Continue reading Goodness Gracious
If everyone else wants to take the spotlight. Let them. You won't need it my friend. For the things that you do, do not make them good on the sole basis of false platitudes and fame. It might give you wrong ideas. You see, whatever you might have accomplished, you are about to accomplish, is … Continue reading Spotlight
Hypocrisy in a word. Narcissism works too. Also, self-centered. But a shorter version would be stupidity. Gaaaad. Deliver me from other people's gullibility, stupidy, and lack of empathy. Some people are blinded by their privileged lifestyles that they do not listen to understand, they either listen to reply or plainly not listen at all. Because … Continue reading Vent
Avoid them at all costs. Synonymous to shallow. Basically a unilateral relationship where they quack about themselves and the amazingly puurrrfect lifestyles they strive to show people- but in truth embedded with lies lies lies. Note on the word lifestyles, not life. True living involves a reciprocal relation of talking and listening, a give and … Continue reading To the Narcissists in our lives.
August 19, 2016 BFG. It was that scene where BFG first smiled at Sophie that made this hardened heart turn to mush. I swear, at that moment, he seemed just like you Lo. I could easily picture myself being at the receiving end of your smile and smiling eyes. To my very own big friendly … Continue reading BFG
When you take the road less travelled, sometimes you feel the need to have had someone who walked that same path before you present during your own walk. It might help you understand and accept some of the things you have to go through than what you thought you would experience along the way. May … Continue reading The Road Less Travelled