a morning’s perspective

This picture was taken two days before I left the country in February this year. It was a cool morning and I walked alone on this familiar road probably one last time for a long time to come. I had stayed for half a year in this neighborhood and it had become my routine to … Continue reading a morning’s perspective

Narrow? What narrow?

Narrow "Sometimes all you can do is go on. One foot in front of the other, wherever the narrow path might lead." I quoted this from somewhere about a spy's narrow/precarious life. In some parts of the world, the ordinary life is comparatively narrow as a routine: narrow food as depicted by the thin corns … Continue reading Narrow? What narrow?

Cityexit sighs: a haiku (and a prose)

Look Up Sad sky with glum sign many pauses many sighs heart forlorn desires ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show." He never wants to be a hero even though he recalls this famous first … Continue reading Cityexit sighs: a haiku (and a prose)

A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 39: MORE WORDS FOR HARD TIMES

Hard times are the number one concern to every individual, not to mention those with a family to feed. Hard times means a lack. Lack of sufficient resources. Lack of the usual stuff that we consider constituting physical, mental and emotional security and well being. Increasingly we hear of news of certain economic phenomena that … Continue reading A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 39: MORE WORDS FOR HARD TIMES

A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters 38: more words for hard times

This traveler continues this journey on spiritual rough waters with a positive word. Not smooth but it's worth it. F= FIRST 'First' is a word commonly associated with performance superiority. Where an individual considers a thing of positive value to him, he wants to be first, to gain an advantageous position, and it means acting … Continue reading A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters 38: more words for hard times