When I began this blog, I had this intention of traveling all over the country, and the planet even, and writing about my adventures. Well, life happened, and it may take a while before I can pursue such a dream. So I'm reimagining this. I will still be a sort of traveler, an explorer, of… Continue reading Exploring and being still
Photo source: Wetmount, Pixabay I continue to be amazed and draw strength from stories of individuals who are forced to start over just when they thought life is going as they had planned. Or to find meaning in their lives even during their twilight years. So I'm coming up with this list. Some of these… Continue reading Starting over late in life
Photo source: TiaLife (Pixabay) As with fiction books, I have come to value movies and TV series not merely for their entertainment value, but as another way of sharing real-life stories and messages. We resonate with the characters because we can empathize with them. We've felt their hurt, their joy, and witnessed some of their… Continue reading Takeaways from Stories (Movies, TV series)
I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, Lewis Howes' The School of Greatness. The talk was "You Already Have the Answer." Prior to this, I was beginning to craft my plans for my next career move(s). People kept saying, "Follow you passion." But my passion for what I used to love is gone. Thing is,… Continue reading Following Intuition
There was a time when I thought I was a pretty good writer. That was back in high school, when the batch population numbered only a few hundreds. When I entered college, one of my friends (whom I knew could write well) was required to take basic English classes. I wasn't required to do the same, so I… Continue reading There’s something about writing
There is something about books. There is something about beautiful stories that stay with you days after you've read the last page and put the book down. There is something in your soul that awakens when it recognizes you in a character, or in the author's own struggles. There are moments when they validate your own… Continue reading There is something about books . . .