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I WISH YOU’D GET OLD

***this has become a constant prayer & fervent wish of mine. a dream i share with anyone with someone in their life fighting (or had fought) an exhausting battle of getting through one more day, armed with only their faith and fortitude. i wish you’d get old. so i could see your face creased with […]

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OF FATE, FAITH AND PURPOSE

sometimes, it’s easy to forget that we are here, exactly where we are right now, for a reason. that our lives, our mere existence has a purpose. that whatever has happened or is happening to us is directing us to where we should be. sucked into the dictates of society’s norms and our pre-conceived notions […]

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TODAY

today isn’t your birthday, but i am celebrating it anyway. i choose to celebrate you and each day i know your eyes have awaken to a bright new morning of new hope and new chance to conquer your battles. i choose to rejoice in the knowledge that i have come to know and love one […]

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DEAR JESUS

dear Jesus, i hope You will understand, this year Your birthday won’t be the same as all Your past ones; there will be no festive celebration, no grand gift-giving galore, our merry-making will be limited to just our loved-ones at home. dear Jesus, i really hope You won’t mind, this year instead of endless joyous […]

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GO BACK WHERE YOU CAME FROM!

“go back where you came from!” i have heard that rant blasted by irate nincompoops countless times by now, and yet, it still hurts each time just the same. it also evokes anger as it reminds me of one instance many years ago when ding and i were hurled at the exact same racist comment […]

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HATE SHOULD NOT MATTER

yes, the violence is very wrong. the looting is robbing all the victims the chance of being heard, taken seriously and given justice. the destruction of properties is eliciting a different kind of ire. the anarchy will pull the progress we’re all aiming to achieve a few steps backward. however, we cannot and should not […]

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OF FAITH and PRAYERS

one of my biggest fears has now happened. someone i personally know succumbed to this fierce and ruthless plague. and my heart spilt tears of woe it has not known before. in these moments i have realized that words will never be enough, and yet, ironically, they’re all i have – to console a grieving […]

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LESSONS in the TIME of CORONA

in these times when we’re all somehow linked by globalization, we are now being told to practise social distancing. when everyone seems to think and believe that we’re on our way to finally finding the answers to all the profoundest questions the world or life has to offer, we’re again being reminded how little we […]

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