Last week’s post was titled “Disparities of the Past” for a reason: things are very different from how Johanan remembers them. Continue reading “#8Sunday 06/25/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Sparks of Determination””
“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time’ is like saying ‘I don’t want to’.” – Unknown
Last week we had Johanan get into his “first” of many skirmishes. Continue reading “#8Sunday 06/18/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Disparities of the Past””
It’s her turn on the swing, yet she says nothing,
In the blink of an eye, the seat’s been filled, Continue reading “Her Turn on the Swing”
Yeah, it’s been like a month since my last snippet. In my defense, I had no idea how busy the last month of high school can be. And of course, after graduation I assumed that it was all finally over- I was gravely mistaken. Continue reading “#8Sunday 06/11/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Intruders””
Look, I’m all for being passionate, for working hard, being ambitious. But I’m also a big believer in having a plan. Having a dream is one thing. Knowing exactly what you want, and how you’re going to get it- that is how success is attained.
You can have as much wind behind your sails as you want, but if you don’t bring a compass, you’ll be sailing in a circle on open waters your whole life with no land in sight.
OK, that’s a figure of speech; don’t literally stop sleeping. But hear me out. Continue reading “You Can Sleep When You’re Dead”
The last day of high school. It’s a day filled with mixed emotions. But perhaps just for me. As I sat amongst my peers, I heard very straightforward confirmations of their feelings towards being done with schooling: they were either ecstatic to be finished or already missing it all. Continue reading “Reinvent Yourself!”
It’s one thing to be confident- to be poised and self-assured in everything you do. It’s another thing to be overconfident- to be smug and cocky. One will send you down the path to success, to honest, fulfilling relationships, to a life you’ve envisioned; the other down a path to disappointment, to flaky, hollow relationships, to a life of everlasting dissatisfaction.
Be confident, but try adding a touch of humility to your confidence. You’ll have a recipe for success.
Pirates. There’s something about these swindling sea dogs that’s infinitely fascinating. Though they weren’t law-abiding citizens by any stretch of the imagination, there’s still something admirable about their carefree (or should I say reckless) and self-governing lifestyles that sometimes makes me wish I’d sailed the 17th century seas with them. But I’ll try to digress. Continue reading “#8Sunday 05/7/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Port””