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Warm Gentle Love

Whatever kind of love that was, it was a warm gentle feeling. It wasn’t overwhelming. It wasn’t burning hot. It was a gentle warmth enveloping me in sweet kindness and safety. Continue reading Warm Gentle Love

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Happily Peaceful, Peacefully Happy: The search for peace and happiness

Last year, I met two people who taught me a lot about life: The Happy Guy and the Peaceful Man. Happy guy goes with the flow. Happiness is the ultimate goal, the deciding factor in everything in his life. He does what wants to do. He gives in to his heart’s desires. Happy guy knows what makes him happy and he takes it. Happy guy … Continue reading Happily Peaceful, Peacefully Happy: The search for peace and happiness

To Eah, for her 24th 

Because it is worth celebrating, no matter what. ————- I’ve wanted to start this birthday letter with a comprehensive list on how to celebrate your day but I changed my mind at the last minute. Just because I think we’re done making lists–at least for the time being. I suppose I do want you to spontaneously enjoy your day and to allow the universe to … Continue reading To Eah, for her 24th 

Prompt 7 & 10: Write a letter to someone you miss right now; Write a letter to the person who broke your heart the most

For the next 30 days, we will be working on the daily writing prompts by Bianca Sparacino which we find truly inspiring. Because 7 and 10 are one and the same… ————- You made me pick up my pen and write again. I gather our story and all the tiny pieces of memory we’ve woven and just hold them for a while. I have opened an … Continue reading Prompt 7 & 10: Write a letter to someone you miss right now; Write a letter to the person who broke your heart the most

Prompt 5: Write a letter forgiving someone who deeply hurt you (A Note for the Happy Man)

For the next 30 days, we will be working on the daily writing prompts by Bianca Sparacino which we find truly inspiring. A Note for the Happy Man Hey. How have you been? Funny. I see you almost everyday yet I can’t tell if you’re genuinely happy or not. Sure you always say you feel “grand.” You’re a happy (man) after all or at least that’s … Continue reading Prompt 5: Write a letter forgiving someone who deeply hurt you (A Note for the Happy Man)

Prompt 3: Write a letter to your parents.

For the next 30 days, we will be working on the daily writing prompts by Bianca Sparacino which we find truly inspiring. Dear Mom and Dad, Right now, as I am writing this piece, I am inside the room that I share with 2 of my friends—eating what could possibly pass off as a decent meal. I swear I could hear your voices reprimanding me of … Continue reading Prompt 3: Write a letter to your parents.

Prompt 1: Write a letter to the last person you kissed. (ver 2: The Prince)

For the next 30 days, we will be working on the daily writing prompts by Bianca Sparacino which we find truly inspiring. Day 1. Write a letter to the last person you kissed. Dear You, Thank you. Thank you for asking me out. Thank you for giving me the chance to get to know you, even just for a little while. I came to know … Continue reading Prompt 1: Write a letter to the last person you kissed. (ver 2: The Prince)

Prompt 1: Write a letter to the last person you kissed. (ver 1: The Frog)

For the next 30 days, we will be working on the daily writing prompts by Bianca Sparacino which we find truly inspiring. Day 1. Write a letter to the last person you kissed. Dear you, I’ve never foreseen that the kiss we shared on that beautiful April night would be the last one we will ever have. And the events that transpired after would really … Continue reading Prompt 1: Write a letter to the last person you kissed. (ver 1: The Frog)

A Comprehensive Guide to Moving Places (and Moving On)

Note from Frances: When I told people I’m going to be away for three months (or more) it really didn’t sink in that I’ll be away from all of the conveniences and the people I was used to. I’ve been to lots of different cities but this is definitely different from my past travels. Less than 24 hours in a new place, I need to … Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Moving Places (and Moving On)