Is having a big ego a good thing or a bad thing?

We’ve all met or known at least one person who has a HUGE ego (and if you haven’t then maybe YOU are the one with the big ego). Yes, that one insufferable person who thinks so highly of him/herself, who thinks almost everyone else is beneath them and incapable, the person who thinks they are …

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Today’s Music

I’ve come to a point in my life where I find myself disliking most of today’s music. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying I dislike all the music that comes out nowadays; but I do feel like a lot of the new music that comes out is bad. I know there are a lot …

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Dealing with a difficult situation

Everyone has had to face a difficult situation in their life, some face them much more than others, some don't even think a particular situation is difficult when others do. Regardless, everyone has their own way of handling them. Whether it’s facing it head on, distancing yourself to get a better look, running away from …

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Bad news

I knew. I knew. But I didn’t want to know. The bile was bubbling up inside me, Dread, building up, adding fuel to fire, Threatening to make everything spill, Threatening to overflow. I knew. I knew. But I didn’t want to know.   When they came to me with that look on their face. When …

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What is a genius?

We’ve all met or known at least one person who is exceptionally good at something, and we would call them a genius. For the most part, when someone calls somebody a genius, it is usually for that person being exceptionally smart, especially in academics. Is that all there is to it? Just being very smart? …

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Everyday life

I grow tired of everyday life, monotonous and repeating The headache of waking up early and the going through the motions that is morning Getting ready, moving around and going to work again, come back home, go to sleep get ready for work again How I grow tired of everyday life. My only lifeline is …

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Do we really need the internet? And should it be a fundamental right, like education?

The internet is a truly awesome thing. It's also a new thing if you think about it, only gaining real popularity in the 1980’s - 1990’s. But in such a short time, it has become an integral part of so many people’s lives. People use it everyday for entertainment, shopping, gaming, talking with each other; …

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Thy will be done

The king gave me a task A quest that needed completing Sword in hand I march Enemies approach Slay them Dodge them Run for dear life I reach the goal, the quest is done   It is the next day The king gives me a harder task A quest that needs completing Sword in hand …

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Losing

I am losing Losing this silent war Everyday it takes a little more from me Something different My sanity, my vitality, my patience, my courage, my humanity I’m losing them and I’m scared   I fight on, this silent war I feel my sanity slipping and I'm scared I feel my reason leaving and I'm …

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The act of prayer

When I was a child, I grew up around people who strongly believed in God so I naturally I went along with it and believed as well. I would pray pretty much every day, for things to go a certain way. Sometimes they did, sometimes they didn’t. As I grew older, I prayed less because …

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