24 years down this road; and this is what I’ve realized after all this time.
Recently, while I was in my Economics 102 class, my professor discussed her time in the Philippines. She spent 2 months with her family before she transitioned to her junior year of college during the summer of her Sophomore year. This was a part of our lesson on differing “economic growths” amongst countries. She told… Continue reading Life in the Philippines
Good day everyone, it’s Leon R.M. Auguste again. I wanted to share this post uploaded a while back. I decided to repost it because I felt like it was relevant to the times we live in. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed writing it! *** I feel myself steadily slipping into… Continue reading A Truth Unspoken
During times of grave injustice, I see the lines of society blur between the lines of humanity, for better and for worse.
Furthermore, your actions, especially during times of hardship and uncertainty in your society, can help to further strengthen the bonds and connections you have with those around you.
In times of darkness, some moments escape us that can never be recalled again.
Even if it takes years, decades, or centuries – a nation never entirely stays the same. This is by design, though.
I was so very close to facing my death. It was a strangely humbling moment to realize the balance of life and death; and how fragile it can be at times.
At its most basic form, duality is the reality of you and me. It is of our existence, a dual of life to survive long enough to do the right things for the right reasons, in our own benefit or the benefit of others we care about.
You see, to be a writer not only means to be a weaver of stories, but moreover, it means to be human at its most core meanings and realities.