"Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old." This gives me goosebumps every time I think about it. Nobody is getting younger, but our parents are definitely the ones that show this age more prominently. It's only possible to cherish them and try providing them a … Continue reading Another year in our parent’s life
We have two families – the one we are born into and the one we choose. While we have no decision power or control over the former, we have total decision power and control over the latter. The family we are born into – including parents, siblings, and relatives, is blood-related, and they usually stay … Continue reading The Family Bond
It’s been indeed a long weekend. My mind is full and my body wants to take a break despite it being the third week of 2021. I have been dealing with many personal things at the same time that it’s eventually tired me out. Chaos here, chaos there. Most problems are interpersonal. And most of … Continue reading Interpersonal problems
I can hear the echo around the house while the music is playing. It’s quiet. It’s peaceful. It’s spacious. I am in the living room typing what’s coming out of my heart. I am here living on my own – no housemates, no roommates – after sharing a home with you during most of our … Continue reading Moving on…
She is gone. I'm out of words. What kind of emotions and feelings am I supposed to have now that she has departed? Good people keep leaving us sooner than we would like, but why? I don't know, and I'm not looking for the answer. In fact, I don't even want to know. There might … Continue reading She departed
There are some things you don't get to choose in life: Parents Siblings Relatives Place you're born But there are other things we do get to choose: How to live life What we put in our body What we watch and read The type of career or job we pursue Our emotions and/or reactions toward something … Continue reading Choose wisely
Life is so short and death comes by so quickly, especially taking away the best ones from our side. What does somebody leave behind death? A legacy? But what kind of legacy and through whom and how? I believe we leave our legacy by doing good, fighting for the right reasons, and inspiring others to … Continue reading Celebrating life
Spend time with them. Take care of them. Enjoy them. For they’ll be there when nobody is anymore.