Friends are meant to remember important dates, including your birthday, graduation, wedding and anniversary, and so on. This is because these dates define us and are a huge part of our lives just like a true friend is. If your friend remembers such dates, the value of your relationship grows. A casual or fake friend … Continue reading A Casual or Fake Friend
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragon exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten~C.K Chesterton Continue reading Dragons Can be Beaten
~For the next trick I will make everyone understand me~Unknown~ There, I am compassionate! I share it, I encourage it, I stand up for it. No one is compassionate to me. All my life I have done more good than bad. I have had my share of selfish acts and unthoughtful ways. Does not a … Continue reading Is There Compassion for Me?
Our sorrors and wounds are healed only when we touched them with compassion~Jack Kornfield You can’t live in the past. You can’t go back in time and erase a mistake, or make a better decision, or undo something you did or said. You could manually turn back the clock by forcing its hands to go … Continue reading With Compassion
Have you been to the moon today? Have you propelled yourself through time and demention to another era? Have you teleported to a place you have never been but wanted to experience? If you aren’t careful, you may inspire questions such as these from those who don’t understand just how cool your imagination is, or … Continue reading Have You Been To The Moon Today?
Whenever the world begins to seem like a cruel and frightening place, you tend to retreat to your shell and draw the curtains in tight. That is your way of surviving during darker times. Sometimes, though, it is wiser to remain out in the world because there is something for you to learn that you … Continue reading Darker Times
They know of her. They never see her, but she’s always there beyond the curtain, peeking and looking while life passes her by. She was a pretty little girl who had grown to be a pretty young woman. But life took a turn for her. Love happened to her. Love to the young is breathtaking, … Continue reading When Life Passes You By
Life is not a bowl of cherries. Years ago, grownups would use that line on their children, telling them to expect some downs to go along with the ups of life. It’s of a negative way to approach each day, though don’t you think so? If we go out expecting to be disappointied, most likely … Continue reading Expect a Bowl of Cherries
“No man is an island, entire of itself. Every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.” That excerpt from the poem by John Donne could apply to everyone. You sometimes feel alone. When you feeling particularly melancholy, you may not believe you have much impact on the lives of those … Continue reading Melancholy
My thoughts have been dark. There is a shadow on my soul. There’s light missing in my heart. I have been betrayed and vengeance is my course. Yet Rumi said: “the dark thought , the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in.” Continue reading My Thoughts Have Been Dark