Essays

I Have Always Been the Sun

It's my 21st day of writing and I won't oblige myself to write everyday after this. After all, I think I was able to make writing a habit because I think about it and plan for it when I'm not doing it. I am so relieved because I felt like I have finally said my… Continue reading I Have Always Been the Sun

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The Arduous Practice of Forgiveness

I keep hearing and reading from many spiritual leaders that in order for us to live a life with an inner peace that never gets disturbed, we have to practice meditation or prayer, we have to keep on giving until it hurts, we have to practice self-awareness, and we have to learn how to forgive… Continue reading The Arduous Practice of Forgiveness

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My Impossible Heart in This Vast Expanse of the Universe

I love travelling, but not so that I could update the social media friends and let them know that I am somewhere cool and you should envy me, I actually feel sorry for people who think that way because I don't think they are fully present in the moment and taking it all in when… Continue reading My Impossible Heart in This Vast Expanse of the Universe

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I Forgot how Good it Felt to be Held by you

I'm writing later than my usual time slot today because I forced myself to finish the movie that I tried to watch last night but fell asleep to. This time, I'm going to force myself to actually finish the things that I started. That sounds too late for a 2019 New Year's resolution and too… Continue reading I Forgot how Good it Felt to be Held by you

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2019: The Year of Being Unanchored and the Infinite Coldness

I have this personal tradition where in I put a title on the year in order for me to keep track of what has happened in my life. That's the reason why I'll never forget the year 2012 because in my books, that was "The Year of the Great Depression and the end of the… Continue reading 2019: The Year of Being Unanchored and the Infinite Coldness