This happened a few months ago.
While being sandwiched in a crowded MRT, I observed how people are using their smartphones or books to form their personal space.
Heads down, eyes on their screen, earphone on—like a fortress to protect their personal space, when they have little choice but to share more than what they like of their physical space.
So many people being together, yet not connected, alone in their world.
That’s when I thought of this irony:
“Could this be how it feels like if my husband is no longer around?”—asked my heart, as I trod out of the church auditorium into a sea of people who were mostly chatting with someone—while I stood there momentarily lost, and alone. Continue reading →
The Present is here, this, now.
The Present is the great I am.
It doesn’t grip your heart with anxiousness from what-ifs;
It doesn’t drown you in self-pity;
It doesn’t condemn you with regrets. Continue reading →
This post is a way for me to process my thoughts—four days after knowing that my husband has cancer. It is also for our family and friends who are concerned with how we are feeling with the diagnosis. It is my prayer too that it’ll be a sharing of hope for you.
I’ll be posting more about this on this blog (and probably not anywhere else) from time to time. You can subscribe to my newsletter to receive updates whenever I post something new. Continue reading →