No one can demand loyalty and fidelity; it can only grow out of trust and respect. The depth of trust, security, and intimacy can only manifest when we are both committed to ourselves and our partner, and give our love freely, never on demand.
I came back from school one day in early September and went to my grandparent's house. I didn't go to our house because my parents were shuttling between home and University Hospital, where my older brother was being treated. The leukemia had been in remission for months, and he had been doing better. But when it came back, it was overwhelming.
Think what would happen if we all decided to do our next action so that it would create positive ripple effect instead of negative?
"But wait," you're thinking, "there is so much else to do! I have errands to run, a lawn to mow, and a package that needs
You’re in for one hell of a ride, but don’t worry –- you got this.
"What is environment?" I thought. It is all that is beautiful on this earth, the seas, the mountains, the rivers and lakes, the birds, the animals. In short all that has been born out of the womb of Mother Nature and constitutes the world that we live in.
After the death of my mom and grandmother I should have realized that I was now the matriarch but I didn't. Partly because I was too busy raising five children but also because I didn't want the responsibility that came with the title.
None of us individually set out to create the predicament we are in. But being in a state of apathy, we are not creating any solutions -- we are exacerbating the issues even further. How do we get rid of fear and start thinking logically? How can humans reverse this calamity we created?
Knowing you're in the driver's seat doesn't mean life doesn't suck sometimes. It does. But sucky moments don't have to define us.