I think we romanticize too much the people that "got away" when maybe the simple truth is that they really were not meant to stay.
Forgive people for being human. - Day 23 of 365
I wish my arms were long enough to reach you and my heart big enough to love away all your pain. But my arms are short and I couldn't even pick up the phone to call you and my heart had grown cold to even notice that you were hurting. And I am here and… Continue reading These are the moments when
Think of a person who hurt your friend to such extent that he had to move away in order to save himself - anger would be a natural reaction towards the person who pushed him to such a decision. But instead of dwelling on that anger consider what led him to do such a terrible… Continue reading 7/26: Kindness
I'm beginning to feel the exhaustion of being with people too much. Don't get me wrong, I'm enjoying the company of my classmates and the practices we have and I really thought I had become an extrovert after being with friends that are anything but introverts, but I guess at the end of the day,… Continue reading
There was a time where I disliked being called Honey preferring Janette or simply Jan. Eventually, Honey was a name I hear almost exclusively from family and church mates. High school came and I was christened with a new name, Jad, and that is what most people call me now. But today I asked the… Continue reading What’s in a Name?
It was about a year ago when our church's previous intern pastor had his farewell party. I don't remember much about the entire thing only that at the end of it, the pastoral team gave him a farewell present. It was a medium-sized box wrapped in fancy paper. At a glance, you wouldn't be able… Continue reading A Gift