The art of patience

I wouldn’t have ever described myself as a patient person, however, now, I’ve learned the art of waiting patiently the only way possible, through life lessons. Just like everyone else I couldn’t wait to grow up, I couldn’t wait for the weekend, the summer, you name it. Finally, I can wait, but it’s taken decades […]

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Change over time; 30’S into 50’s

At thirty we think we know it all, but at around 50 we realize how little we know and start to doubt what we used to believe. All we thought we knew and stood by, after all our setbacks and experiences, is challenged and we are sometimes left weary and disillusioned. We are less passionate […]

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Life’s balancing act

Life is a balancing act. There is no class but life itself to teach us this. By the time we learn this valuable lesson if we’re lucky enough to learn it at all, we’re in middle age and hopefully, can work with that balance, accept it and move on with all the storms coming at […]

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I thought I was poor but I’m actually rich

At this stage of the game, while I’m starting from scratch, I’m blessed. I’m poor by all financial standards but rich in so many other ways that really matter to me. Our time is limited quoting Steve Jobs: ‘Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma […]

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Life, an unrehearsed play

Life is an unrehearsed play where we only get one chance to get it right or at least do our best. We come unprepared with no prior script because other people’s old scripts are seldom of any use to us, especially in youth when we think we actually know it all and have yet to […]

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Turning points that change your lives

Life, the ongoing obstacle course we all get to run. We all have different courses, obstacles with highlights and differing finish lines. But we all have in common turning points that change the courses of our lives. I have mine, you have yours to share or not, but it’s good to look back once in […]

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The unexpected circle of life

Here I am 21 years later living in the same apartment I landed in when I came to the city of San Francisco. Life is full of surprises and as I walked through the park on my way here this evening, I was smiling at the irony of it all. I’ve come full circle to […]

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We have to talk…

It was a year ago, on a Friday, when my life as I knew it vanished. I’m in no way mourning it, but remembering it because it’s one of those dates that change our lives completely. ‘We have to talk.” He was able to say what I didn’t dare to, and for that I admire […]

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