I wrote while on the move during those wonderful days of my gallivanting, unemployed, free-spirited self: “Pensive aboard Malaysia Airlines, seeing nothing but clouds, a prominent formation caught my eye. It was as though the clouds were calling me. I dare not say I heard voices calling out to me for fear of being found…… Continue reading No Little Things
There is a quote that goes: “Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” I’m not sure if it’s from Dolly Parton or some unknown person. Credit to whoever came up with these wise words. I decided to have my own version of the quote while my close friend,…… Continue reading Life is too short to be busy
Every now and then, an article from LinkedIn catches my eye; mostly purely business-related. However, today, perhaps having had a pleasant start of the day despite the usual morning rush that would normally get me all flustered, I came across a powerful piece written by Subir Chowdhury, author of the book, ‘The Difference [When Good…… Continue reading Honesty matters
Originally posted on Thinking Clearly:
One day a young man came to the Teacher and said: “I came to you because I feel so pathetic and worthless that I do not even want to be alive. Everyone around me is saying that I’m a loser, a useless idiot. I need your help, Teacher.” The Teacher, glancing…
On my January 2017 ruminations, I concluded that the first month of the new year flew by. I do think February pushed January out quickly. *sigh* Did I think February was going to be less challenging and more cooperative? I don’t know. I was certainly surprised by what life threw my way last month. Goals…… Continue reading Still searching
Aging is surely not easy for some of us who have relied on youth and the superficial to feel some semblance of worth.
I’m having second thoughts about the value of rumination. I did a whole lot of pondering last year and I ended up back on the couch. It wasn’t such a bad thing as I realized that I was not (1) clinically depressed, (2) crazy, (3) lost, and (4) hopeless. Still, I decided that perhaps it…… Continue reading To ruminate or not to ruminate