We talk of an exit like a visionary synopsis from quite a few dysfunctional situations in life — broken bonds and unhealthy work environments. Whatever category, all seem to be similar: self-esteem lowered, hate-love feels. However you try to escape and move forward, you just do it. You gasp, then leave. Off and away, you… Continue reading Braving up.
Blessed — to be one of the thousands of people packed in the stadium to attend a momentous ceremony of 90-minute, open-air mass, celebrated by the Pope in the Arabian Peninsula, the first ever in the heart of Islam. It is rare… The gathering is a mirror of this country — presence of varieties of… Continue reading Pope’s Visit to UAE
The weather was glorious, perfect for an outdoor catchup over tea and coffee while we wait for other friends to come around, followed by my sister with her friend. We biked around downtown the rest of the afternoon until the melodies started to strike for the evening fountain show after six. Rays of colorful, illuminated… Continue reading Nostalgia.
Life has its highs and lows. At times it’s astounding, at times it’s horrible. And in between, are passing moments — the endearing moments we want to cling to and relish and the dull moments we try to get through and forget. We escape, anticipate and formulate temporary excitement, rather than actual enjoyment. If I… Continue reading Life.
Why and how a change of place may change the cards of hearts — few of my questions that made me intentionally map out to be here, to personally seek out answers from my own eyes and felt experience. Sought and able to find more. Explored, yet still in pursuit, pushing further. I take a… Continue reading Forethought.
Stress dominates my week that I need to seek out a calming ritual to combat it. Set in a sedentary, neuron-(hyper)activating environment, I’d randomly think of running into the wilderness with nothing but myself, where no one can bug me. Just the sound of silence, least, of wisps of wind or hushes of leaves. But,… Continue reading Zen-like feels.
People come and go especially in the world of travel. But the warm moments, their smiles, and bits of life’s stories will linger to last a lifetime and multiply into inspirations. Couples I meet, young and old, always get my admiration knowing they do the same passion and learning how they find time to do… Continue reading The People I Meet.