To Get to You

  How do You see me? What do I look like to You? Because I see in me, a tortured one, in a dark hole, crawling slowly out to the light that seems so far away. Bleeding finger tips, scratched and bruised knees, I am on all fours, like a dying animal, about to pass…

A Beautiful World

“Inside the thorny chestnut burr, there lived three chestnut brothers. The oldest wanted to be of help once he’s out in the world. The second oldest wanted to become delicious food. The youngest, however, was afraid of the outside world. “I am afraid of going out there. I don’t think I am capable of ¬†anything.”,…

Finding Home

If there is any underlying theme in my incoherent pieces of writing, it is my search for a home. It is one messy search, I tell you. Of all the places that I have tried to make home, I was never at home as I was in the last place I lived in Hawaii. It…

Let nothing frighten you

Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you. All things are passing. God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Nothing is wanting to him who possesses God. God alone suffices. – Teresa of Avila

God knows what He’s doing

When I go back to the confession this Saturday, I know what I am going to confess. Maybe I can do my rehearsal here. The other day when I had the hardest day at work since I started my new job, I ran to the bathroom not being able to suppress my tears any longer….

The sky, from this perspective

It was a stressful day at work. They are playing the seniority game. I expected this. It happens every time I change my job. Due to my struggles with my depression, I was never able to stay in one place long. I frequently changed my work places and when I do, I have to start…