The Past is Brighter; the Future is Darker

We are surrounded by “working hard and striving for success” patterns. Our role models tell us these words. We read about them in books. We then apply them to our ideas and actions. We dream when we are young but we are told that dreaming is for the sleep. We consequently wake up and struggle to reach those dreams. To what extent, I wonder. At which point are we totally entitled to putting work to rest and enjoy the harvests of our sweat? What’s the point anyway? Why do we even bother? What pushes us? What a silly question, especially if the point is to achieve dreams! A few months back, I encountered a less than 25 years old woman who had a job, a car she bought for herself and an education she was paying for...

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Top 10 best songs by Sleeping At Last 

THE SLEEPING AT LAST PROJECT I recently stumbled upon a musician who has the best music that has ever reached my ear. Sleeping At Last used to be a band composed by 3 members. Life changed and now Ryan O'Neal, the guitarist, songwriter and vocalist of the band is the only member left. He kept the band's name. So loyal. Below is my list of Sleeping At Last best songs. Just so you know, all Sleeping At Last songs are beautiful. To say the most notable criteria of Sleeping At Last music, all the songs are unique; all songs are majestically and carefully written; all the lyrics are rich, full of wisdom, intense and very poetic; so many ways to go with lyrics criteria. The instrumentals of the songs sound so swee...

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The Diabetes Realization 

I looked at the photo of the back of her hand and I saw burnt flesh; a large wound with exposed flesh and veins. I saw another photo of her that depicted her index finger in the beginning of Diabetes exposition. The index was swollen that the hand seemed electrocuted. Shivers ran throughout my body, followed by a multitude of thoughts. But the most vivid was, "Oh Lord! Flesh is really nothing. Well, it's something but something that's tender, delicate and fragile." A human body can be burnt by a flick of a small flame. It's too soft to last and can be easily broken. We know this but we mostly choose to ignore. Ultimately, we are forced to acknowledge this when the truth is staring at us right in the face. The ...

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