Go Back? – Bilbo Baggins

“Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!” So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter.” ―Bilbo Baggins, The […]

The Science of Stop

“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” ― Steve Maraboli “Sometimes life knocks you on your ass… get up, get up, get up!!! Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” ― Steve Maraboli I do not play chess, teach English, […]

Upon Reflection

“If you look for the light, you can often find it… but if you look for the dark, that is all you will ever see,” – Uncle Iroh, Avatar the Last Airbender  I am at a crossroads. I have been here for some time, contemplating a way to bypass the fork (in the road). After […]

I’m Still Here

I’m still… on the path, dusty with broken branches, ghostly echoes, sinking mudholes, tenuous terrain, unleashed Earth! here in one piece, a single shape, pressed together, by deity’s spoken word, atoms molded into man, dark matter in the cracks, where the hurt is, volumes and chapters, I am, still, here, within simile, like metaphor, an […]