Whatever Is True.

A man once told me I don’t know real love. The irony is, when it was all over, he left bitter, unforgiving, and angry. I, on the other hand, harbour no ill feelings, am grateful for what was, and pray for him still.… Read more

Note to Self #10

There is a kind of waiting where you have no idea when it will end, and how it will end. That’s probably one of the hardest times to get through. But it is also one of the best times to prepare yourself for what is to come.… Read more

Note to Self #9

You may not think it now, but in hindsight, you wouldn’t have it any other way. Because this moment is defining you in ways you never imagined.

Surrendering something to God places it in the best possible hands. To you, the future may be unknown, but it is not necessarily uncertain.… Read more

Note to Self #8

It hurts that much because you loved that much.

You chose to love, knowing full well that you can be hurt. But you loved, anyway. Because you believed in the possibility of something greater. And that – the belief, the hope, the possibility – shouldn’t die when the hurt sets in.… Read more

Being Me.

​Scrolling through my drafts, I found a previously unpublished piece I wrote around mid-2017.  I don’t quite know why I didn’t publish it as it is – because reading it now, it seemed appropriate, given my circumstances back then.  In fact, it was less dramatic than the emotions that I remembered were churning within me.… Read more

Music for the Golden Hour.

Jazz has always had that strange appeal to me – it’s not quite my favourite genre, but it’s great to listen to at certain times or seasons.  Like during sunset or sunrise, when the sky has a soft glow.

I was tasked to make a playlist of warm background music for a church event, something that encourages people to mingle and interact.  … Read more

Note to Self #6

Distraction is good, but give yourself room to grieve. Don’t force yourself to be OK when you’re not. Wounds do not heal by themselves. They need to be cleaned and dressed, hidden from view. But also remember that they need little doses of sunshine and fresh air.… Read more