Archive for September, 2007

A heart full of trust

It’s often difficult to put your trust in the world when life doesn’t seem to show you a complete answer. It’s not to say that you will roam this journey closed off to yourself and reluctant to be vulnerable to the open life every time things are not the way that you imagine them to be. Ironically, when you feel that you have lost your beliefs because they are challenged, that is the time to trust that life will work its ways.

But how? Easier said than done. It takes a great amount of mental strength and courage to put your foot forward and just believe. Like many, I at times want proof that what I am believing in works and will have an effect (preferably positive). Will it work? If I say that life will take my path and alter it as it may, will I feel secure just by my justification of words? I would have to put my heart into that trust also.


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I’ve kept a couple of journals and every one of them are special in their own sentimental way.

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A feeling of yearning

There is something about fall that wraps me and pulls me, and it’s something that I do not comprehend. I do not wish to pursue it either, for I enjoy the moment that it brings me in — tugging away at me. I long to travel to Seattle, Washington one day, some day, and view the ever changing leaves from the mountainous trees. Perhaps, sit by the still lake and wish for nothing more. I love to play with the shadows that the light casts on objects. The sun generally sits lower, projecting rays from afar and creating silhouettes that elongates. Living in the beautiful but never-changing-season California, I wonder how it is somewhere else. Is it natural to have a desire and yearning to leave your hometown? Or is it just my young perspective? I’ll figure it out someday when I’m standing on a pier and looking out to the lake in Washington.

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