Old Wounds

And just like that, old wounds were scratched open again. O death, why do you have to sting this bad? It hurts probably because I seek permanence in an impermanent …

Taking Risks

“You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” — Eleanor Roosevelt Date: 5 Jan 2018 Time: 8:15pm Place: Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Ayala Malls Feliz Choosing …

New Year’s Resolutions

Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life. – Author Unknown Date: 1 Jan 2018 Time: 4:25pm Place: Starbucks Coffee, SM BF Paranaque I resolved to …

New Year’s Eve

For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. – Jeremiah 29:11 Date: …

What Lies Beneath

Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things. — Khalil Gibran We are drawn towards things that are beautiful, nice …

Time Traveler

“Tear off the mask. Your face is glorious.” – Rumi I was seated comfortably on the couch on a Wednesday afternoon in my counsellor’s office, facing Nina, my counsellor. Thanks …

On Your Birthday, My Love

2008, Starbucks Gateway, smoking area. 2 friends starting to get to know each other while sipping their own frappucino drinks on 1 weekday afternoon. I’m trying to recall if I …

To My 20 Year Old Self

Hi Jarl, In a few hours, I’ll be saying goodbye to another decade of my life and will be bidding hello to a brand new chapter of life. Birthdays are …

Grace in Defeat

“I know this transformation is painful, but you’re not falling apart; you’re just falling into something different, with a new capacity to be beautiful.” – William C. Hannan Tomorrow marks …