Sometimes what we really need is Solitude and some serious inner work, not Catharsis

When I was in my early twenties, I used to obsess on getting my communication "right". I just had to come to the person directly or put my thoughts into writing to "clear things up". I neither stopped to assess whether she/he was ready for it nor if I should even bother talking about the …

The thing that we are Withholding from others is the very thing that we need

I. Seeing Ourselves in Others Each of us has been walking through life carrying some open wounds, more often than not we are not aware of it. Usually we are even more perceptive of each other's bleeding than our own. This is how mirroring helps us to be more aware of ourselves. This is why …

Jesus reincarnated in my life – to literally Sleep in my bedroom

​I've been berating myself lately for taking the retreat I knew I needed, too. I've been feeling anxious; going back and forth in my mind, obsessing on finding new resolutions, new action points that could push me forward in my path. I couldn't keep myself from asking the Universe, "What's next? What should I be …

The Resurrection, the longing for

I state my claim I scratch the surface, I go deep I scrape the bottom, I'm insatiable. I crave for fragments I feed on chunks, I turn it inside-out. Nothing's left but I want more, I lick the ashes of what once was the core. daena de guzman | 2017

Unicorn thoughts

Maybe I'm just tracing the lines of my comfort zone. Going in circles. I couldn't seem to find my way out. So all I do is go in circles. Trapped in my own carousel. It's already a miracle, though to have finally realized that I am moving but not going anywhere, that I am in …

Everyday Alchemy

As I was mindlessly cleaning my bedroom yesterday, I posed this question to the Universe again, the same question I've been asking for months now - "Why have I been getting rejections lately? Why have you been roadblocking me?" Instead of the radio silence I usually get, a clear answer got this time - "This …