Christmas lights and Christmas nights

The cool breeze hit her face as she walked around the park, marveling at the lights. A burst of colorful lights gave her eyes a feast, reminding her why this is her favorite time of the year. Rectangular bulbs of different hues, all bright and sparkly hung from the tree branches. The outlines of the…

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Love online

"You are amazing", he always said. His words covered her in warmth just like a blanket on a cold rainy day. She never thought words from the mind of someone a million miles away could affect her guarded heart. But deep in the recesses of her brain she knew, this could either be her greatest…

Wounded Healers

I was about to name this post as the hypocrisy of the Hippocratic oath when I realized Hippocrates was born during an entirely different time and culture and I really couldn't blame him. He had the noblest of intentions when he wrote this and recent events in the past week made me review the oath…

Solitude is for Jedis

It is rare for her to have moments for herself. A warm cup of coco, her laptop and solitude... she felt like Christmas came in early. She was taught in elementary that no man is an island. And she is witness to the need to fill one's days with conversations to different types of people,…

A birthday prayer

39 years and still evolving, 39 years and still a work in progress, Grateful that I don't have all the answers, Thankful for second chances both for me and for others, Still learning everyday that life is not all black and white, But rather various shades of gray in between. Glad to know that I…