Friday’s Poem: Free Speech

Free speech:(Tricubes) Ignorance Shout louder Cross the line (Break) Villains Those Leftists Rightists too (Break) Pollution Of our words Free hate speech (P.S. For some reason, WordPress won't let me post paragraph spaces between stanzas so that's what the paragraph 'breaks imply'. If anyone knows how to resolve this, I would appreciate the advice! Please [...]

Walked All Over

Sometimes, we find ourselves being walked over by others - partners, friends, clients, work colleagues, bosses. This isn't a pleasant experience, especially if it is by someone we care about. How do we challenge this? It might take a difficult conversation to address the issue(s). It might mean we have to face our fear of [...]

Discerning Ideas

A little different blogpost today. A few questions that I've been reflecting on to help with discerning ideas: What's my vocation?What will bring me joy? What do I love doing?What will help me build financial stability to provide for myself (and my family?)What’s work? What’s just a hobby?What’s my Ikigai?What am I passionate about?What are the [...]

Keeping Busy IV: Obsessed With Hard Work?

In my first ‘Monthly Update’, I recommended the book If I Could Tell You Just One Thing by Richard Reed. Something that I’ve noticed as I’ve been reading is that a lot of the quotes from famous, successful people have been about hard work. I don’t doubt that these people are incredibly ‘successful’ in the material sense [...]

Communicate Better, Communicate More

If others don't know, there's no way they can help. I cannot expect people to help me if I refuse to let them in and let them see my struggles. I don't have to share everything. But I need to show my brokenness and need for others and help. To be vulnerable is hard. The [...]

FOWOT and FOWOWS

I’ve written extensively in this blog about my concerns about social media. I try to use this medium to share my thoughts. I don't want to conform to how the algorithms and social media corporations want us to use their platforms. But I would be lying if I didn’t say I fear and worry about [...]