It’s when everything has gone wrong and you’re down to nothing that miracles happen. Take heart and carry on. “And life has a funny way of helping you out.” -Alanis Morissette, Ironic Advertisements
And we’re back at this dark and lonely alley where broken people go. Remind me what it feels like to stand in the light. Please.
Living is rarely easy. It means suffering because of mistakes you didn’t make. It means accepting that there will always be times when you can do nothing about people and circumstances being unfair. It means enduring another blow when you’re still trying to get back up. While it is true that the universe doesn’t owe anybody […]
Amazingly, it has already been four years since I started seeking refuge in writing- the one of the very few things that allow me to step back and detach from life and at the same time delve deeper into it. It would have been utterly nice to celebrate this feat yet I am still at the […]
Dreams. Hope. Credence. Will. Mishaps. Letdown. Mistrust. Uncertainty. Torment. Sacrifice. Recurrence. Weariness. Capitulation. Emptiness. Death wish.
“Kaya mo pa ba?” We all suffer. And often, our pain seems to linger. Even after so many days, so many months, so many years. Eventually, we get tired. We want so badly for it to end, but it seems like it never would. We cry out to the Lord to free us from all […]
I won’t dare romanticize suffering. I won’t tell anyone, including myself, that it happens for a reason, that it will make sense, that it’s beautiful. People suffer without a reason. Most often than not, it never makes any sense. It’s nowhere near beautiful- it’s crying yourself to sleep, it’s feeling like your life is worthless, […]
Yesterday, I asked for a miracle. Life has been dark lately and so has been my heart. I was angry, I was sad. But most of all, I was tired. I wasn’t even sure who I was talking to when I asked, but yesterday, I asked for a miracle. And I didn’t even bother try […]
I was just about done reading Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns when the news about the Paris attacks broke out. Innocent lives lost that fateful night brought all of us grief. But the even greater sorrow that took a hold of my heart was knowing that there are still so many of our brothers and sisters […]
I could be bursting with hope and sunshine one moment and be drowning in despair and uncertainty the next. I sometimes see myself capable of doing great things but there would always be times when the girl I see in the mirror appears to be nothing more than just ordinary and that scares me most. […]