MOTHERHOOD

I woke up at 3am , went to YouTube to continue watching the movie I paused the night before. It was a Nido commercial that showed a dad getting his daughter excited with fun and play while the mom was earnestly trying to get her child to study and keep everything else together. Perhaps she […]

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LISTEN WITH YOUR EYES

I love how they talk to each other about what seems only the two of them know about, laughing then quarelling and later agreeing to a common point without needing me to referee which, of course, is bliss. They are each other’s bestfriend even if they haven’t realized it yet

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THE BEGINNING & END: Thoughts, Memories and Poems

In my death, I will be where you are and whisper words you need to hear.
I will fill you with the love I lock deep within. I will let it flow to you as freely as the tears I cry,
when I feel my heart shatter when thoughts of you ardently cross my mind.

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A LIFE FOR A LIFE

What does our conscience tell us? Why have many opted to take a blind eye that led to the death of many and perhaps warrant thousands more? Has murder become a logical choice?

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“I Think I’m In Love”

He sat beside me in front, took his headphones out and grabbed the ipad from my bag. He forgot my kiss. It’s ok, it happens once in a while. As I was about to start the car, he blurted while staring out the window, “Mommy, I think I’m in love.”

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A SLUG LIFE

Unlike snails, slugs don’t have shells. They can’t hide. They are vulnerable to all the perils beneath and above-ground. They are preyed upon by birds, snakes, toads, ground beetles and turtles; hurt by pathogens, pesticides, weather and humans.

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… And He Chose Her!

At the start, she apologized, telling me that she had a rough day. Told her, it was ok and not to worry because most of us, at the end of the day, are at our wit’s end. She softly laughed. I asked if she wanted to proceed with our scheduled discussion. She sobbed. Her sorrow […]

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ROAD TO SUCCESS

Like all living beings, certain things have specific life spans and breaking points. Nothing on Earth last forever.  Imagine, even diamonds melt at 700 degrees Celcius.

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SMILE

I gave it effort, faced the mirror then forced a smile out:  Ewww!  Ugly!  It made me think.  Being hypocritical is undeniably disgusting. 

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HAIYAN (YOLANDA): A Frontseat View Of GOD’S HAND AT WORK

Storms don’t always come in typhoons, eventhough they feel as such. Most are personal battles that either disable, break or make us. When we give them control, we lose sight of things that matter most here and in the hereafter.

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