“One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one’s own ever-shifting desires.” http://gewgawwritings.blogspot.com
When I see old couples still together after long years, I admire them and know in my heart how they went out through a lot to nurture that love. It is because I am a witness to the struggles of one such couple – my parents. Mama was 21 and Papa was 24 when they … Read more EVERLASTING LOVE?
Image from: Free-clipart-pictures.netThe uncertainty of something makes us hesitate to move forward. If we want to succeed, we should be courageous enough to take risks. Life is about taking risks. If we refuse to take risks, we would be wondering forever if we could have succeeded or not. Take this specific example: Let’s say your … Read more THE UNCERTAIN UNCERTAINTY
I first learned about blogging three months ago, while researching on line about my paper. I was looking into the possibility of introducing the “website connection” into my “work” and discovered blogger.com instead. “Create your own blog for free!” it said; so I click on it and then followed the prompts to open my first … Read more TOO OLD FOR BLOGGING?
From: All free clipart.com I remember a story related to me in grade school about how greed could cause one’s downfall. One day, a greedy monkey came across a squirrel in the forest. He saw that the squirrel had an armful of delicious peanuts. The monkey asked for one and the squirrel was generous enough … Read more THE MONKEY
Courtesy of Sir Nino. The rubiks puzzle is one way of relaxing without spending anything. It also sharpens logical analysis , adeptness and alertness. Try it!
I was typing a paper moments ago and a thought crossed my mind: “Do we really have the option to choose or is it true that what is meant to be, will be?” If I don’t act now, will I regret enormously my inaction? Or are things predetermined that no matter what I do, things … Read more JUST A THOUGHT
Image from: Freebyte.netAs usual the day in school was “toxic” as ever. There were deadlines to meet, paperwork to be accomplished, meetings to attend to and many more. I went through all these like a robot; performing competently but mechanically. A day such as this one, I grope in the dark for my motivation – … Read more A DAY SUCH AS THIS ONE
Image from:http://www.designedtoat.com/wedding.shtml Once upon a time there was a man and a woman. They met and fell in love. They professed their love for each other – for always. As months went by – they came to know each other better, and the woman saw the goodness and quiddity of the man’s soul. Although the … Read more HOW DOES THIS STORY END?
Webshots.com A paragraph from the poem entitled: “TERMINUS” “Go, move on to the sunshine of joy,and suffer no more my sweet.gnarled fingers and wrinkles are done now,and time for your restful sleep.” An inevitable moment in all of our lifetimes is the event of death. Death is believed to be a transition to another “lifetime”, … Read more A PARAGRAPH FROM A POEM