Are you happy? An old friend used to ask me that, and it’s easily one of the hardest questions to answer. I come to regard happiness as an ideal state of being. If I have to describe it, happiness is the warm, bubbly feeling we feel when something good happens. Often, it is synonymous to … More Rainbows and Raindrops
Today is July 4 and the USA celebrates Independence day. This was supposed to be the Philippine Indepence Day as well, but Diosdado Macapagal moved it to June 12 during his presidency. So what does it mean to be free? What does it mean to have freedom? Are we really free? Some might say it’s … More Quotes about Freedom and being Free
It was months ago since our last weekly challenge. I thought we completely forgot all about it until Joval reminded me this month. So here we are, back to this exciting activity. We are going to talk about dreams. Yes, dreams. As in the desires of our hearts, our hopes in this life, the driving … More Go Wherever Dreams Take You
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. -James Baldwin If there … More 10 Writers I’d Invite for Tea
I don’t know if this is part of a bad day, or I’m having my ocassional moodswings. But I have this boiling anger inside. I’m seething. I’m frustrated. I’m sad. Yes, I’m sad. But not because of the usual reasons you might think. I’ve been scrolling down my facebook newsfeed and I came across numerous … More The Blame Game
It’s been a while. So how are you? I did not get to update this blog for so long because for the nth time, I got caught up with life. When I say life, I meant books, football and my new obsession, a Korean variety show called The Return of Superman. Just look at these … More I’m Back!
It is no secret that with life comes death, a tangled truth one cannot escape. Most fear the latter. Many take the former for granted. To tackle its mysteries, men have created theories of how we came to be in this world. They also attempt to explain what happens when we are no longer here, … More Beyond Death
When I don’t permit myself to think, I’m fine. I even believe I’m in love with life. But once I stop and listen and rummage through the chaos of my soul, I always come out dejected. It seems like all my strength seep out of me. I’m left weak. I feel awful. Useless. Empty. Maybe … More The Game of Pretending