What’s your legacy?

Live to love, to laugh, and to leave a legacy.It is only through truly appreciating who we are, that we will be able to leave an imprint of love in the hearts of those we cherish.Until we connect with that gratitude of self, our efforts will put smiles in the hearts of others, while our [...]

Turning pain into beauty

Shortly after I published my novel, An Incomplete Love Story, I remember asking if I finally had permission to post romantic, or mushy stuff. The responses were entertaining and generally positive.The most common question I get is whether it is based on true life, or is it fiction. Suffice to say it's a dumbed down [...]

Release the bitterness

I often wonder how much good is denied to the world when love stories remain incomplete?We often see quotes reminding us that the next great discovery could be in the mind of a child labourer stuck working in a field.Similarly, how much beauty is wasted when treasured bonds are abandoned for reasons other than what [...]

Father : A silent duty

Fathers are often overlooked or forgotten, because they're seldom in the limelight.Silently serving in the background, they often do what is seen as just their job, or their duty.Not wired with an overt nurturing instinct, but rather that of a silent sentinel, ensuring their family's safety and comfort, they often grow accustomed to being in [...]

Celebrate your humanness

Tears are not weakness because it takes strength to embrace your humanness.The worst brutes lack the courage to be human because appearing unaffected by others is their idea of strength. Sadly, such a show of strength seals their hearts to emotion and blinds their eyes to the harshness that they exhale, creating distance between them [...]

That empty bench…

The saddest scene for me has always been the abandoned park bench.It echoes with profound intensity the pervasive isolation that too many experience, but too few reveal.There is a shame that is carried upon the broken wings of abandonment that anchors us in that space between wanting to create beauty in this world, while believing [...]