The summer ended yesterday. The year ended yesterday. 2015 was yesterday. Yesterday was today. Why is time in such a hurry? This semester barely began and it’s over already. Our reality and lives suddenly seem so warped in a timezone beyond our reach. I don’t know how feel about the last semester because I wasn’t given…… Continue reading Day 24 – Semester II
What is meant to be will be — float or drown, it will be, in its own time and course.
I should have known better than to chase something that seemed like a fantasy, but I wandered into the choppy waters anyway, unprepared. I sought something I thought I deserved but in truth, it wasn’t mine to begin with.
This morning, I was greeted by a rather rushed and grumpy bus driver. He lacked courtesy and respect. He drove like he was running out of time and almost hurt the only two passengers who got on the bus. I wouldn’t discredit the otherwise warm and welcoming bus drivers who make early morning rides bearable. Some days, their…… Continue reading Day 21 – You could be nice
All my (good) senses moved to my back today and are being churned with all those cramps. For the most part of the day, I functioned like a robot to not feel the pain but it’s still there, clinging to me the way I did to my mother. And she’ll tell you, that wasn’t pretty. While I…… Continue reading Day 20 – Big brown chair
We all have a rehearsed set of lines similar to our Facebook or LinkedIn bios. These are usually simple yet exciting enough. It is the story you know they want to hear even if it’s not yours to tell. It is a story of our past, our achievements and talents and outward appearances. It is a story meant for the file, but not the one that bears our soul.
We worry too much about the future of our relationships and often overlook the fact that it might already be rotting in the present. You can’t always sit on the rock in the middle of nowhere waiting for someone to save you. Sometimes you have to face your fears and swim across the rough waters to reach the shore. Just like that, you can’t always vent about a problem and allow it to fix itself. You have to be the one to fix it.