The first month of 2017 is almost finished. I don’t really understand what’s with the time we’re in these days. It seems to glide by so swiftly, leaving a lot of to-dos undone! I went on a writing hiatus for almost a year. So many things transpired, the inspiration got lost somewhere amidst the swirling, … Continue reading Forgive so You can Heal
I know, I know, it's been 2 weeks since we said hello to 2016. It's also been quite some time since my last entry, and I woke up today thinking about the things that transpired last year. With a bevy of thoughts whirling in my head, I think it's high time for another blog entry--my very first for … Continue reading It’s Two Thousand Sixteen
Things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy. Pema Chödrön
My first name sounds like a flower but it's not. So I grew up explaining to every curious soul how my name came to be. My parents for sure were feeling groovy when I was born, hence they combined both their names to come up with a unique name for me. I love my name, … Continue reading D is for Dahlia
I AM NOT PERFECT in regulating my emotions (nobody is, period). I falter even though how much I try not to. Especially in this digital age where social media have become so handy, once in a while I fall to posting rants and cryptic messages on Facebook, expressing what I feel for my target (sometimes targets) to see. … Continue reading Of Facebook Tirades and Drama
This #RediscoverNature TV ad by Nature Valley reminds me of my childhood. I was born in the '80s in a remote town down south. We children had only one choice-- make do with what Mother Nature can give. So weekends were synonymous to playing tag under the sun, climbing trees, swimming in the river, picking wildflowers, and chasing … Continue reading What was Your Childhood Like?