Archive | September 2016


I woke up in the morning;
Breath fresh air;
Said a prayer;
Took my shower;
Dressed up and left.

I went about my day;
Got to work;
Took my break;
Received a call;
A dear one was gone.

Continued with work;
Made a few calls;
Alerted others;
My life had changed;
She was precious.

She was my name sake;
I remember talking to her 3 weeks earlier;
Little did we both know;
She is now in a better place;
Watching over us all.

I go through the day;
Then night comes;
I sleep and dream about life together;
What the future would have been like;
I wake up and know it was all a dream.

I wake up and I thank God;
It’s a brand new day;
I am alive;
I can breath;
I am grateful.

I am grateful for her life;
I know she will want us to keep living;
I will keep our name shining for us;
She will forever be in my heart;
I miss you.

See you soon!!


Hard work + Discipline

A lot has been going on in my life, and as a result I have been absent.
Nonetheless, let me recount my conversation with a professor/ mentor I look up to.

That moment when you meet a professor you haven’t seen in a while and you both start chatting. He questions you:
Prof: Longtime, what have you been up to?
Me: I just finished school.
Prof: again? Haven’t you been at it for a while now?
Me: Yes, I was part-time and recently finished.
Prof: So what’s next?
Me: Thinking, perhaps continue school and look for a better job.
Prof: nice, courage and best wishes.
Me: How about you? Supervising lots of thesis this year?
Prof: Yes, I have been at it for a while, and teaching only one seminar course.
Me: It’s obvious you are the expert, so it’s no doubt.
Prof: “I didn’t get to where I am by chance but by hard work, I mean hard work”.
Then he looks at me and repeats the words “hard work and discipline”.(As a result, I couldn’t help but think about my life).
Me: Thank you for the reminder and encouragement.
Prof: Enjoy your day!
Me: Thanks and same to you.

On my way home, I couldn’t help but reflect over His words about hard work and discipline.
It was also a good reminder not to let people define me by telling me what I can or can’t do.

One day I will be like you😀, wait : I will continuously be the best ME ever.