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Pieces of Peace: When I was 4-Years-Old I Asked If God Was Dead

My parents told me a story when I was four I came home asking “Is God Dead?” and they didn’t know how to answer it. According to my pre-school teacher, she remembers me as the little girl who’d ask “Where’s God” during Bible study time. Take note I was not in a Catholic school, but … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: When I was 4-Years-Old I Asked If God Was Dead

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Pieces of Peace: An Old Routine

I found myself in somebody else’s bed again. I’ve already mastered this routine, a few bottles here and there. Now I’ve lost my phone in this unfamiliar mess. Tip-toeing the hallways, finding pieces of my self-worth scattered on the floor. There are times, I’d wake up next to a stranger and other days I see … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: An Old Routine

Pieces of Peace: “saviour of a toxic romance”

In the long run, you’ll realize that there are a few relationships in life that’s not worth saving. Do not constantly remind yourself that you are in love. Or tell yourself that there is no one else in the world that will love and tolerate you because you’re only settling down with someone for the … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: “saviour of a toxic romance”

Pieces of Peace: Letters I Never Sent

One: We’ve gotten closer; we exchanged books and playlists which were equivalent to sharing pieces of our souls. We shared secrets that we never told anyone else and it was the first time anyone would raise a fist to protect me. You gave me a book and I saw it as a way to tell … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: Letters I Never Sent

Pieces of Peace: Young Uncertainty

When I was sixteen years old I contemplated about death. I had suicidal thoughts when I was fifteen and I at some point had a suicide attempt. I will not get into too much detail on that because it's all behind me and my future is looking bright. Well I'd like to think it is … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: Young Uncertainty

Pieces of Peace: Drama Reserved For High School

High School is not complete without the usual drama. Boy was Junior year full of it. At the time I was suffering from emotional stress and depression. It was a little hard for me to put up a straight front much less a happy one. It was a weird time for me, not only was … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: Drama Reserved For High School

Pieces of Peace: Romeo & Other 14 Year Old Delusions

It's still 2010, I had two journals during this time.  One was filled with musings and reams while the other is filled with poetry and songs. Take note that during this time in my life I was obsessed with Romeo & Juliet and I took the liberty of watching different versions of the story. It wasn't … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: Romeo & Other 14 Year Old Delusions

Pieces of Peace: Millennial Expectations

Let's skip 2009 because it was my freshman year and all I wrote about were boys. Not a shock really, there wasn't anything my 13 (or 14 year old) self wrote besides boys. But don't we all go through that phase? Being a teenager means ranging hormones and confused feelings after all. There are some … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: Millennial Expectations