Her body weakens. She's been losing her appetite. Her spirit shatters. She's been having weird dreams. Her soul floats. She's tormented within. No one could understand the depths of her despair. No one knows what will and could happen next. No one's there to console her. She's been beaten down by life's oddities. She's bruised … Continue reading Beaten. Bruised. Broken.
my second posthumous writing in honor of my late cousin, Bernard Pantonial, "Kuya Totong" (R.I.P.) The last night of your wake tonight is a revelation to many, a declaration of how many people look up to you and love you. You passed on as a bachelor but you were never alone. You're not a school … Continue reading You Will Always Be Remembered
Thank you for putting up with me, even if my social media posts seem to be boring and unworthy of attention, lacking life and depth. Thank you for liking and/or commenting on them anyway. Thank you for checking out on me, finding out how my life is going as you read between the lines of what … Continue reading Notes from the Underground: Grateful Through It All
To express gratitude always To be at peace even in turbulent times To smile and even laugh despite life’s complexities To find joy in and appreciate even the simplest things To encourage the weak and give hope to the depressed To speak for the benefit of the marginalized and defend the helpless To succeed in … Continue reading To Succeed This Way
(7 Shots of Wisdom from an Urban Monk) Discern and cherish the current season of your life for what it is. Whether it is (or would be) good or bad, it will all depend on how you see it and how you deal with it. Don’t make the mistake of comparing your momentary life station … Continue reading Desiderata for the Modern Times