About fear

 Everything you want is on the other side of fear. Jack Canfield When asked what do they fear, some say that they are afraid of the unknown. Well, “let’s agree to disagree” (MIB 3). You cannot fear something you don’t know. You rather fear something when you know its capabilities, when you understand its power, when you…

Echoes of love

The candles I lit around the room remind me of a sky full of stars. Walking through corridors of time, I remember the summer night when my heart was filled with a love I thought was forbidden. A love I kept buried because I was afraid it would scare him away. A love so intense…

Combo Monday-Coffee

Waking up early in the morning while outside is still dark can be quite challenging, especially on Mondays. The bedroom looks delicious. The pillows are beckoning to you to come back, the blanket looks softer than ever. You are on treacherous grounds. Your body moves slowly, hypnotized by the comfort of the bed, sheets still…

Is it just a choice?

Some say it is pretty simple to go from sadness to happiness: just choose to be happy, replace sad thoughts with gratitude and the beauty around you. But there’s not a switch you can just turn off and on whenever you want. It all comes down to what you choose, they say. Stay in the…

An old fragrance of insanity

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue, and the pain lessens, but is never gone. Rose Kennedy Silent again. I don’t even feel the need to move my lips. My thoughts are a ping…

Plastic people

The whole city was flooded, but I didn’t remember raining. There was no light either and it felt like a never-ending night, with no moon or stars. I had no clue about what happened. Someone I knew was on the other side of the road. Her hair was all over her face, yet I recognized…