Twenty Seventeen

I wake up to a brand new day, but this time most especially, to a brand new year. I won’t wish for the next 365 days to be good to …

Licence to Heal

She was unstoppable. Not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them. – Beau Taplin Today, my best friend Aileen officially earned her licence …

The Seventh Chapter

I bought a book two weeks ago entitled ‘Rising Strong’, written by Brené Brown. I know I shouldn’t buy a new book, given the stack of books I bought in …

Living Eulogy for my Dearest Daddy

To be honest, I don’t see the point of eulogies done during a memorial service. What’s the point of saying good things to a person who’s not physically present to …

Rest in Peace, Lolo

I called overseas to greet a friend on her birthday. A few minutes later, I was made aware of Lolo’s passing away. Today, a friend turned 29. My grandfather, who …

Tabula Rasa

“In every change, in every falling leaf there is some pain, some beauty. And that’s the way new leaves grow.” ― Amit Ray I always like new beginnings, fresh phases, …