Blog Hiatus

Originally posted on EM's Web Journal:
What happened to this journal? There comes a blog post that explains all the silence. But it’s not enough. Hopefully, I can write again and do something creative. The world is full of reasons and alibis, and this blog post will give you none of that. I will…

Beyond Sea Level

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An ocean does not go forever, it ends as the shore begins. The sadness that you feel is temporary even if they echo from eternity. An ocean does not go forever, it ends as the shore begins. Waves might eat you up until your belly but they cease…

Need a dose of literary oomph and inspiration? Here’s a selection of uplifting reads — all suggested by TED speakers — for your end-of-year break. When you get snowed — or rained — in Take This Stallion by Anaïs Duplan An hour with this book will change even the pitch of your internal thoughts, as… via…

the present is a

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the present is a quiver from which we will pull memory-tipped arrows to aim at the past and the future, anywhere but here . 20161216:2216 y

A Pair of Eyes.

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In a passing, bleak moment The eyes dart To multiple directions In search for something, someone That would lend a coin To the starving child But the eyes remain to dart back and forth And what it gives to the beggar Is a passing, bleak stare

#Adulting — EM’s Web Journal

“Growing up never ends” Have you ever come across a blog filled with emotional posts? We all did, at some point. This blog, in fact, started out like that – emotional and narcissistic. Blogging, I’ve realized, can be more that. Instead of belting out our frustrations and hatred about this world, why not turn it […]…

Why You Can’t Always Trust the Wisdom of the Crowd — TIME

In 1906, Sir Francis Galton discovered something remarkable. When he looked at 800 people’s guesses of an ox’s weight, the individual numbers were all over the place, yet the average managed to be off by less than one-tenth of a percent. This wasn’t a fluke. It’s an example of the “wisdom of crowds,” a phenomenon… via…

The Need to Rebuild

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 “…  a time to tear down and a time to build” -Ecclesiastes 3:3 (NIV) This blog’s been a witness to my silence. In fact, the latest post I’ve had is a photo essay due long ago. And there are other things I’ve yet to publish and share. So…

I am Sorry.

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You know what I did. Or more precisely, what I didn’t  And what’s worse, I don’t even feel an ounce of guilt. But I’ll say sorry anyway. So last month, I challenged myself to post pending blog entries. Check this blog post to know what I’m talking about.…

Responsibility

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About 4 months ago, I turned 18 and I continually told myself to be more mature and responsible. Of course, things don’t work out the way we want them to. Despite my deepest efforts to change and grow-up, my old self grew stronger, and later wreaked havoc in…