Contortions of reality

It is my belief in the good that is possible that has been the cause of my greatest regrets when I realised that I was alone in seeing the world that way. It's that same belief that has driven me towards offering myself into spaces for which I was inadequate, or social circles for which

The broken cup

Too often, our focus is on how empty is our own cup.Sometimes it takes a while before we realise that we're not taking care of ourselves as we lose ourselves in our concern for others.So we begin to focus on filling our cup so that the emotional fatigue can finally be overcome.Sadly, we don't stop

All that matters is right now…

Reminiscing about the good old days becomes a toxic trait when it distracts us from what we have now.Our distracted state is what causes us to lose sight of what we have, so that at some future point, we may once more reminisce about what was.Such an indulgence, when done in excess, convinces us that

Have a little faith

Believing is not the same as faith. At least not in the way that I experience it.When I believe in something, it's because I've attached evidence from previous experiences that convince me that what I believe to be true is probably true.While there is an element of faith to that, its not really faith. It's

Don’t wait for justice

This world was created for respite, not for justice. Stop waiting for it to be OK before you move on with your life. It will never truly be OK. And when you eventually do move on, it’s because you stopped waiting for it to be OK, not because it suddenly was OK. Life is most

A silent betrayal

The betrayal of trust is not always due to blatant acts of dishonesty.Most often, it's the silence or the restraint from a loved one when their words or their embrace is most needed.It's the shrug when we reach out to them or offer them support, or the deliberate obliviousness when we express our need for