Death seems like something so far away, we all know it is inevitable yet we have this vague confidence that it is not going to happen to us, not today, not anytime soon.
Mitch Albom said, “Death ends a life, not a relationship”. I didn’t quite understand it until now. This is a piece remembering my Grandfather. The greatest man I have ever known.
Read on if you like.
Human beings are complex creatures. Some of us love fiercely.
What happens when a relationship ends? Nothing teaches us how to deal with the pain and void that comes after. This is an attempt at debunking heartbreak. Nowhere am I trying to depict that this is the universal truth but here is an idea. Or maybe it’s just the ramblings of a heartbroken person. Read on if you’d like.
Stephen King writes ‘Fiction is the truth inside the lie’. He also says that humor is almost always anger with make-up on. But is that make up necessary? Can we as a society no longer engage in conversation truly, with no poetic phrases, no stories, no rhetoric and no lies to hide beneath? Is it possible for us to trade our beautifully worded lies for truths and our stories for the people to tell them instead?
This was written for a friend when he wasn’t feeling like his best self.
Quarantine has it’s highs and lows. If you’re anything like me and feel uncertain about this whole situation, if you aren’t finding the strength to be super productive and just feeling a little lost in general, it’s okay. It’s tough to be very positive with so much going wrong all around but here’s to hoping that it gets better. Here’s to believing that every day is one day closer to things getting back to normal. Like everything ever, this too shall pass. Read on to remind yourself that you are magical and definitely stronger than the things in life that make you weak.
Places have a lot to tell, especially if it is a special place that you go to when you feel low. All of us have that specific ‘place’ that we go to, when we are our most emotionally vulnerable selves. It could be a beautiful spot outdoors or simply a snug little corner at your home. Your ‘place’ could also be a certain someone or your biggest cheerleader, you yourself.