While Jay had talked about physical and ritual-based house-cleaning measures, I will talk of a basic, yet profound way to “clean house,” so to speak.. [Read more…]
Reconciliations heal the soul. Strife and tension never was anyone’s cup of tea. I know that most people seem to be able to stand decades of their lifetimes bitter, angry, and unforgiving of the people who have hurt them, but I am of the belief that unforgiveness and anger should never be the hallmark of one’s existence.
I had been an angry, irritable and impatient cat for most of my life. Just recently, I had to cough out a “hairball,” so to speak. I had a chip on my shoulder, and I never even realized it, till the day things escalated and led to my coughing out of that hairball.
I used to have strong notions against women from my country marrying men from another country. I would always second-guess their motives, and I had such a bigoted notion about interracial marriage. Today, I came across this article, and I was struck about a couple of things about my culture that had been disappointing me lately, and I am struggling to overcome.
As children, most of us were fascinated by animals. Even girls used to like dogs, and some even liked frogs and snakes, at one point in our childhood.
Of late, I had been coming across posts about strange animals being discovered. Today, I came across this post on the most dangerous creatures on earth.
Barely in their teens, children now have Friendster accounts, and a myriad of other online accounts. They brandish high-end cellular phones, and for them, the Asus eeePC, or the OLPC, is just another toy. At age 3, my best friend’s niece had beat her computer game scores… And to think my best friend has the IQ of a genius! And yes, she creams me every time at Pinball (think a score of 5M to 1M). Imagine that!
But what all this implies to me is something scary, even sinister. [Read more…]