Let Time

After an accident, you can do physical therapy. You can see doctors. But ultimately, time is in control. The same goes for emotional and mental injuries. Time has to do its work. I hope you stay kind with yourself and let time do its work.

On Perspective, Faith & Life Lessons

I’ve been thinking about perspective, and how it shapes narratives. Journaling, reflecting - they are so important. Go beyond reflecting on recent events only. But also go back to the past a bit. See if you can see events from kinder eyes. Bad boss? Bad roommate? A narrative about you that wasn’t true? Ask yourself if …

On Self-Care

Someone left a suicide note about a week ago. Here is an extract: Sometimes the ‘introverts’ and ‘loners’ around you actually wish they weren’t so alone... They sometimes wish they could be part of the inner circle and not just the guy who does the assignments. They sometimes wish they could be more engaging in …

On Cushions

I have been thinking about cushions. How it is so very essential to not stretch ourselves so tight, while we are working on some goal that we are trying to attain. And I think this portion of the Bible, specifically the highlighted bit, shows why it is so important. Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “In …

After Grieving

It’s been months since this chapter ended for me. And gradually, I have given myself time to heal and to close the chapter that was him. In that time, I wrote. Like someone crazed. Everything I remembered. I sought help from Better Help. K was a blessing. I believe God sent him to me. Someone …

You Lost

First off let's start this conversation with a song Gotye and Kimbra sang... Now and then I think of when we were together Told myself that you were right for me But felt so lonely in your company You can get addicted to a certain kind of sadness You treated me like a stranger! That felt …

You Still Are

Some days, you panic still. Ready to take a step again, and you remember. Remember how fully you had given yourself, trusting, becoming devoted, to have it thrown in your face. On days like this, it’s easier, easier to retreat, to sit this one out, to stop responding. Because you don’t know. And you afraid …