My friend said it best, “It’s ridiculous!” She was referring to a misunderstanding I had with a friend which really started from a wrong assumption. “Maling akala.” Unfortunately, the Filipino saying, “madaming namamatay sa malaking akala” is true. Assumptions are the termites of a relationship, someone else once said, and I wonder, “why do people… Continue reading Ridiculous
definition: selective removal of those parts that are not beneficial to one’s growth. I guess it’s been a long time coming, this removing selectively of things that are not beneficial to us in the long run, and not helping us grow. I don’t dread this part of my life. Sometimes, there are certain things and… Continue reading Pruning
What does it mean to apologize to somebody you hurt? What does it mean to say you’re sorry? The sad truth is, so many people say “I’m sorry” generically so that the matter’s over, no need to discuss at length. There’s no mention even of the wrong thing done. It was subtly swept under the… Continue reading And you’re sorry because?
“Boys think girls are like books. If the cover doesn’t catch their eye they won’t bother to read what’s inside”.” – Marilyn Monroe “It’s all make-believe, isn’t it?” A few days ago on HBO, I watched a movie on Marilyn Monroe. In the movie, Mira Sorvino who plays Marilyn has an alter ego, Norma Jean Baker,… Continue reading Marilyn