Sometimes, it’s a gift or a blessing when you don’t get what you prayed for. Looking back, I felt grateful that some of the things I prayed for didn’t happen. If they did, I wouldn’t be where I am now. Worse, those things could’ve ruined me. I’ve come to realize that when God didn’t answer my prayers, He wasn’t rejecting me but redirecting me. He … Continue reading When you don’t always get what you prayed for
Maybe someday I’ll write a masterpiece. Something great, something bestseller. Someday, my words will echo in the farmost corners of the world and bring different surges of emotions to my readers. I’m not sure about you, but as someone who writes, I constantly feel like I should’ve written more. I could’ve said this and that. Or, I could’ve written something that made more sense. Every … Continue reading One day, I’ll write a masterpiece
I envy those who already know what they want with their lives, those who have plans, and those who seem to know what they’re doing. Because here I am who’s lost, and who has zero idea on where my life’s going. On some days, I know what I want and what I’m passionate about. I work hard, I hustle, and I even spare time to … Continue reading To be honest…
Have you ever felt so out of place that you wanted to avoid people and just stay within the comforts of your four-walled room?
Have you ever felt so dejected that all you ever wanted was to lie down, be away from all the noise and just be by yourself?
Have you ever felt so tired that you wanted to throw away everything and give up?
If you have been beaten by stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression and worries, you are not alone. Continue reading Just in case you forgot, you are not alone
You need to let go of the good for the great. Joe 1. Thank you for saying “no” to all the times you wanted to say “yes”. Thank yourself for knowing what’s best and walking away from the things that broke you, is breaking you or will break you. Give yourself credit for being brave. Brave enough to chin up instead of to hang your … Continue reading 21 things to thank yourself for before 2021 ends
Hey you, People will think you’ve had it easy, like everything was handed to you on a silver platter. And that’s okay. People will think you’ve had a smooth path with no bumps and cracks, like you’ve never struggled in life. And that’s okay. People will think you’ve had everything you’ve always wanted, like you’ve never experienced blood, sweat and tears go get what you … Continue reading A love letter to the young me
As the month of February comes to a close, I came to thinking how the past two months have flown too fast. It was as if the 1st of January was only yesterday, and everyone was greeting 2021 with such a warm welcome. Too many high hopes, too many expectations — 2021 held the key to waking up to 2020’s nightmare. Continue reading 2021 and how it’s going
Don’t pity those whose backs you stab, but pity yourself for being one step, two steps, three steps behind. Don’t pity those whose feet you drag, but pity yourself for being one flight, two flights, three flights below. Don’t pity those whose flaws you spread, but pity yourself for not recognizing your own. Don’t pity those whose dirty secrets you spill, but pity yourself for … Continue reading A letter, a diss
Just a short and quick thought I had when I was walking home.. One of the many things I take pride in is working with my friends. You can go all out with your stressed face, and they wouldn’t mind. But they would care enough to tell you to take a breather and a pause — that your health and wellbeing are worth so much … Continue reading Working with friends
I had a meaningful conversation with my boyfriend over flat whites and a piece of chocolate cake, and we talked about how we managed to stay with each other for four years. I’m not much of a relationship sharer, but here’s just a glimpse of it. We’ve been through a substantial amount of jealousy and survived. We’ve had our share of unimaginable fights here and … Continue reading Love the person, not the fantasy you created
Over the past few days, I’ve been thinking a lot. This year brought lots of joy and frustrations, more aspirations with limitations, laughter and fears. But despite the downs and tears, I know I’ve grown. I know I’ve learned. Thank you… I am grateful for my families and friends, for the constant love and support. I never would’ve made it through the year without the … Continue reading Page 366/366