There is line in the Office – “I wish there was a way to know you were in the good old days before you actually left them.” That is where I am this evening. All journey’s end. It is an easy and simple fact until you reach an end. Then it seems neither simple nor … Continue reading The Good Old Days
to bear necessary struggle with discomfort etched in each moment to sleep away today’s defeat and dream of miracles tomorrow to harbour love for the world but detest at your own shadow to look outward scrambling for fear of looking inwards to survive ordeals and trials with all the courage mustered to engrave harsh lessons … Continue reading To be human
It’s been a while but today I am thinking about peace. And how we get to it. Have you ever looked at someone and wondered how they’re keeping it together when you’re falling apart? In our relentless pursuit towards success, a job, financial goals and whatnot, how do we find peace? When do we find … Continue reading Peace in your battles
Today, I am in search of clarity. I am struggling with something fundamental – the balance between living for myself and living for others. My search for this balance. And my desperate hope that this balance exists. We come into this world all loud and fussy. And then we find our people; who raise us … Continue reading For whom?
I am thinking about boundaries again. Especially how to approach them from outside, that is, how to behave around someone’s boundaries. Respect. By accepting the boundaries someone builds, you show that you have respect for them; and for the behaviour they accept around them. It is then your choice to either abide by their wishes … Continue reading Boundaries pt.2
Today, I am thinking about boundaries. As someone who is open and friendly, setting boundaries was a difficult prospect for me. It sounded like locking a gate and stopping people from entering my life. Or even adding unnecessary distance that would only make things more difficult. Things are much clearer now. And I realize just … Continue reading Boundaries
I laughed hard today, and rejoiced. The day was of my own making. Things went where they should. So did the words. Everything was well. This light, I embraced it. I pressed it to myself and held my breath. The moments stopped just then. Everyone and everything ceased. As did the clocks. I waited for … Continue reading Light and dark
Today, I am thinking about our experiences, especially those that make us happy or fulfilled or make us feel connected. This experience could be a new restaurent, a trip somewhere or even your culture. Some experiences we are born into, like those around us or our environment. These, we we have little control over. At … Continue reading Own the experience
I wish I could walk a straight path From where I am to where I’ll be But winds and storms, they had their say And I ended up by the sea I walked and walked the sandy shores In search of another face One who walked a path like mine And hopefully at a similar … Continue reading Growth isn’t linear
Expectation is the thief of joy. It is the root of all heartache. Some well-known people came up with these quotes and with good reason, I have learned. But it is so easy to expect, is it not? How that interview will go? How an exam will go? How that date will go? We tend … Continue reading To expect or not
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