Awakening Journey (Part III)


Cw @ Switzerland

When I was approached by sweet Barbara and the thought of me not being forgotten, made me feel so warm and touched. Much memories came back. Similar title but different feel and thoughts. I was given another reason to read what I have written 4 years ago. You can walk down this memory lane with me.

I opted for this post to be shared on this special day because each year, this was a day that emotions are especially strong. I reflected on anything and everything, significantly on my achievements and my mistakes.

This year was another milestone in life. I have officially graduated from university and landed myself in my dream job in the desired industry.

Human Relationship
Human relationship was something I treasured and craved for in the past. I love being around people and I was always the one who initiated meet ups or outings. There were much vivid memories of me spending time to have late night chats with friends. I was always nice to people but to the younger me, it would have been fake if I said I did not expect the same back. I recalled, often I felt hurt at people’s decisions of wanting to cut ties. People around me seemed to leave without any tinge of hesitation. Those moments were upsetting and was something that I could not comprehend. I remembered looking for an answer at times but obviously there was not any.

“The only thing that is constant is change.” – Heraclitus
As I grew older, things have changed tremendously. It was no longer that easy to meet up with people, talk to people and the late-night chats that I love became lesser and lesser. Denial was something I encountered. I struggled to accept changes which eventually as I grew older, it was something I had to learn to accept. It took me awhile to learn that it is never about the quantity but quality. I questioned the point of having so many acquaintances but during my down times, who will be there to listen to me? I could also easily link it to a concept I used to have. I wanted to live longer if I could, to be a centenarian, to flaunt this achievement of living long. But was I able to tell people at that point of time that I have lived my life to the fullest? In my hesitation, I guess I found my own answer.

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
In my job, people share with me all sort of stories. Some make you feel touched because you feel the sincerity and love one could give to another and that is the purest asset one can have in life. On the other hand, you see the ugliest side of human, the hurt; pain and regrets people have experienced, which shape them to be who they are today. The expectations in society often cause us to forget that we are just humans and mistakes are part of being human. The more we want, the more we chase and when we fall, we sink deep right in. Many times, we forget how to pick ourselves up. It was also at the point of time when I felt, relationship with humans was something I will like to protect.

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” – Mary Tyler Moore
In these years, I have lost and gained. Some people left while the others remain. I stopped chasing for people who do not reciprocate even after much attempts. I stopped being the person who tried hard to please everyone and to keep everyone in my life because I know deep in my heart, some people come as blessings whereas the others are life lessons.

“In every end, there is also a beginning.” – Libba Bray
That step to make this decision was not easy, but it was like an open door to me. I felt free. I constantly remind myself to live my life to the fullest each day, so I will not have any regrets if I were going to leave tomorrow. Today, I still stick to my values and principles of always being kind to people, regardless of any differences. I am on my way to do my little part for the society and I am proud of making that small difference.

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa
Each of our life, is our awakening journey. Self-realization, acceptance and learning to embrace who you are, are just the parts and parcels of it. We never stop learning and we pay the price of each decisions that we make. My very own journey led me to various paths, allowing me to be a different person than I was before. I strongly believe our insignificant bits made significance to our lives and it is beautiful and perfect just like that.

Lastly, to me today, happy birthday.

#142 Lost In Memories,


Under the bright moon
in a dark night, I held the
memories in heart.

Embracing something
that was lost with time to come
back to me once more.

 -♥-

-CW

PS: I’ve alot of people texting me about my blog, sorry that I don’t really have inspiration nowadays so I rarely write, but I hope you enjoy this. I’ll see you soon x

#126 A message that came late,


Phone Message

That message she have
always wanted to receive
arrived on her screen.

Tears danced their way down
her cheeks while she held tightly
onto her cell phone.

Yet those were tears for
lessons learnt and now sadly,
it was all too late.

-CW

(PS: Sorry for not updating more regularly these days, have been really busy so these are all scheduled posts. Hope you enjoy and I’ll be back ! 🙂 )

Dedication Post To Mr Lee,


Hello everyone. Today, I will be writing this post in the train. As I am busy recently, I apologised for not being able to update more frequently nowadays. My poems will be scheduled in once every 3 to 4 days. Hope you can understand and continue reading them!

Today, I will be dedicating this post to a great leader ; an inspiring person, my idol, Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
On the 23rd March, he passed away. This heartbreaking news broke hearts of many including mine.

As mentioned in a post i posted last week, he was a great man. At the very point, I felt strongly that no matter what, I should pay my last respect to him or I will really regret it for the rest of my life. Without him, there will not be us today. I’m really grateful and thankful.

It had been a harsh week but I have seen really heart-warming news, kind acts on the streets and so. The kind acts we see on the streets are really heart-warming and probably those that we could find comfort in such a bad time..

I will like to share some photos with you.

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There were many people queueing to pay respect to him. (Credits: Facebook)

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At one of the tribute site. (Credits: Facebook)

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The number of people who queued to pay their respect to Mr Lee. Credits: Facebook

For more, you can read this. – http://news.asiaone.com/news/singapore/more-14-million-people-turn-pay-their-last-respects-mr-lee-kuan-yew 

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One of the tribute site I went.

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  Candles were lit to form a Singapore map.

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Flowers for Mr Lee at Parliament House.

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Flowers outside Istana.

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Flowers outside Istana.

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At the airport.

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At one of the libraries.

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Card I made for Mr Lee with his flower as the background. (http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/more-singapore-stories/story/new-orchid-aranda-lee-kuan-yew-named-honour-singapores-c)

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Reciting the pledge. Credits: Facebook

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Sending Mr Lee off. Credits: Facebookimage

The rain does not stop people from sending Mr Lee off.

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Mr Lee, although you are not here any more, you will always live in our hearts and memories. Thank you for all your contributions to Singapore, building Singapore from a small village to where we are right now. Thank you for opening many doors to the bright future for us.
I am really proud to say that I am a Singaporean and you will be deeply missed.

Goodbye and Rest In Peace, Mr Lee.

Throwback to my own story,


It’s been a year since I shared my story with other bloggers. Now that I have 600 other subscribers since then, i will like to share my own story with each of you.
So here goes:

https://sunflowerrosecw.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/january-challenge-my-awakening-experience-and-moving-on/

Hope all of you will like it and have a good day ahead! And drop me a comment, maybe? ^^