Let Go and Let God

We human beings are strange little creatures. It seems that because we are told that we have been created in the image of God, we end up thinking that we were created to be god(s). No wonder we become so frustrated in life, trying to plan our lives and then exhausting ourselves trying to make …

On Memories of Past Loves

Blessed are those who do not have many crushes and ex-lovers in their lives, for you are saved from the random moments when your brain decides to throw a memory at you triggered by a mundane thing. Like the janitor’s new cleaning liquid that reminds you of the boy you had a huge crush on. …

Begin Again

Let’s be honest. I miss blogging a lot. And yet, it is so hard to actually start again after you’ve stopped doing something for a long time. And then there’s always that issue I have on where I want to blog, how I want my blog to look like, who do I want to share …

Suatu Malam Ketika Hujan di Bulan Juni

Yang lebih tabah dari hujan bulan Juni adalah gadis pencinta yang tak pernah tahu bahwa ada yang merindunya karena tak seperti perindu lainnya pria itu tak pernah mencarinya… Sebuah balasan untuk puisi Sapardi Djoko Damono, “Hujan Bulan Juni” dan Khrisna Pabichara, “Suatu Malam Ketika Aku Merindumu” Hujan Bulan Juni Sapardi Djoko Damono tak ada yang …

On the Reasons for Love

“Do I love you because you’re beautiful, or are you beautiful because I love you?” — Prince Charming in Cinderella, the Musical It seems like an innocent question, something everyone asks whenever you say that you love someone/them. “Why do you love him/her?” “Why do you love me?” “Why?” Like there should be a logical, systematical answer. …

On Finding the One

I’m a hopeless romantic. This is an established fact. As such, I have always (ALWAYS) believed that you are meant to find that one person you’re supposed to be with. And yes, I do believe there is such thing as love at first sight. Obviously there are others who think the same way. Like Iain …