Love in the Time of Cholera

This movie scared me…to think that one can love another human being so much they make loving that person their life’s purpose! As much as I have loved and lost, I’ve always promised myself that I would neverĀ keep my love aliveĀ for someone who wouldn’t choose me. Never. Once he chooses another, he seals the fate…

Movie Review: Saving Private Ryan

I don’t know why it took me so many years to get round to watching this movie. No one told me how devastatingly profound it was. I have watched other movies that moved me emotionally, but none like this one. Loss upon loss, totally defying expression. What words cannot convey, Steven Spielberg captured on camera….

Storms, Rain and Dancing

I came across a quote today that I’ve never encountered before, and that I really want to take to heart, even though I can’t find its author: Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain. If I believed this even just a few years ago,…

Something for your gray matter

Life is neither something you defend by hiding, nor surrender calmly on other people’s terms, but something you live bravely, out in the open, and that if you have to lose it, you should also lose it on your own terms. The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat