To some, sacrificing yourself for the sake of others is a noble act and is praised and appreciated. While others may look at it as sabotage of oneself and is avoidable if possible. Different views on the subject and to each their own opinion. There may not be one right way of looking at it. However, whatever resonates with the rest of your belief system, is the right way for you. Nonetheless, this is a great lesson to learn in life. Continue reading
Do we understand the concept of helping others? Do we do it occasionally or is it part of our lives? Do we do it to get recognition or do we do it because we want to make a difference in someone else’s life? Why do you help someone? What are your intentions? And what motivates you? Do you ever ask yourself??? Continue reading
It is better to get your facts straight than to reach your own conclusion. It may save you from a lot of disappointment in the long run. We all fall in the trap of assuming things and coming up with our own explanations in order to complete the whole picture in our minds. We need answers to our queries and when it is not given to us, we just find our own way of understanding things, and so, we assume. Continue reading
What is control? Who controls who? What can we control? Are you in control? Continue reading
I learned a big lesson …
Once upon a time, there was this person that meant the world to me. And one day, I was faced with a reality that shook my ground and I was forced to see things I never thought I would see. To my surprise, Continue reading
I am certain we have all wondered at some point in our lives: what is the greatest gift anyone can give us. We all have different views on life, different needs, different things that make us happy. But that’s what we all want in the end is to be happy.
At some point in our lives, we realize that we take things for granted, we take each other for granted. Meaning we get so comfortable in having certain things in our lives and certain people around us. It is when we no longer have those things or people that we come to the realization that we have taken things for granted. Continue reading
So many of us make promises that we can’t keep. So why do we make them from the first place? Why we disappoint those we care about? And above all why do we disappoint ourselves? This topic is inspired by a dear friend of mine. I dedicate this to my dear friend.
I have a motto that I live by: ‘it is better not to make a promise at all just in case I cannot live up to it.’
Why do we always compare ourselves to others around us? What do we gain when we compare? It is a natural thing to do – to compare. We do it intentionally at times and other times unintentionally. Continue reading
Have you ever woke up one morning and realized you are living in a fantasy? Have you ever felt that life is but a stage? Have you ever wondered: the things you have come to believe in, the people you have come to be attached to and the life you live; are all the mere thoughts and wishes you have in your mind – to make it all real? I wonder this sometimes. Continue reading
“You always aim for the bull’s eye, but you don’t always hit it” quoted by an actress during an interview. It made me think. And it caused me to analyze my life yet again. The question I ask myself today: ‘do I live by this principle?’ Continue reading
How many times will I keep going through this? How much more can my heart take? Why do I always end up in the same spot every time? Do I continuously make wrong choices and am I that bad in my judgements? It’s at times like these when I think I know nothing. I think I do, but obviously I don’t. Continue reading
A topic that hits home for me a little too much. Maybe it was necessary to experience all that I did so I can sit here today and share my thoughts with you. Some of you may laugh or shake their head saying: Continue reading
A true story of my life….
To be honest, to be truthful, to be susceptible to judgement and scrutiny, to be yourself, Continue reading
“Don’t forgive because it’s the right thing to do, forgive because it’s what you want to do”. Aly Johnson
“I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note – torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.” Henry ward Beecher
“He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.” Thomas fuller
“Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespassed against us”. The Lord’s Prayer
How often do we repeat quotes like these in our daily lives and actually understand the depth of forgiveness? Do we really know how to forgive? And why is it that we do not practice this act more often? Continue reading