The Women in My Life

(True story, biographical.) "How do you know you're at peace?" I asked my mother once, in my teens. She told me "when your masculine and feminine stop fighting each other, when you stop fighting yourself, that's when you'll find peace." So I asked, "which side should I be then? Which one wins?" My mother smiled... Continue Reading →

My Story: On Love and Fear

Only LOVE can overcome FEAR. ~Mikavelli~ Personal story: As a child, I saw how fearful my peers were of studying; they preferred electronics and video games. I didn't. I was drawn to the smell of fresh books and the unmarked innocence of new notepads. I fell in love with reading and writing, two parts of... Continue Reading →

Weakness is not A Failure

When "weakness" is no longer deemed as failure, rather as sacrifice, then strength alone lies in the success of what is gained. ~Mikavelli~ Much like any logical flow of pros and cons, humans have a pattern of "strength" and "weakness". But what if those "weaknesses" were not actually failures, but sacrifices that are made in... Continue Reading →

Life is Like A Stream

Growing up, my mother always taught me that our "life path" is like a stream, ever flowing, moving forward. We are to follow the path wherever it leads, even if it means warding off spiders, swinging through branches, climbing over rocks, and swimming through rapids. As we grow, we gather knowledge, experience, friends, lovers, challenges,... Continue Reading →

Does Negligence Render Us Narcissistic?

...of what does our world truly consist? ~Mikavelli~ It’s safe to say that enough articles have come up in recent years about how our generation has become, by far, one of the most narcissistic generations in human history. Not only have we been spoiled by social media’s constant reminders of self in comparison to our... Continue Reading →

Season Finale 0f 2016

It’s safe to say that 2016 has been a year of transitions and change for many. Not only has the international arena taken a huge turn in development (as evidenced by Dahl, 1989-90), but immigration borders somehow started closing up the same time “wanderlust” hit social media. I could go on endlessly about social media... Continue Reading →

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