A Morning Monologue

Ah, you caught me, caught me stealing a glance What can I say, your sight just sucks me like a magnet So you got me Now, what can I do for you I have to offer something ‘ cause it’s rude not to I’ve interrupted you, your alone time You can punish me Please, punishContinue reading “A Morning Monologue”

Liburan Itu Ibarat Es Krim

Liburan itu ibarat es krim. Pasti pernah kan makan es krim? Ada seorang anak muda yang mengatakan es krim itu tidak bisa bertahan lama, harus segera dimakan karena meleleh dengan cepat. Penafsiran yang sepertinya lebih mengarah ke pemahaman es krim sebagai suatu objek yang harus segera dikonsumsi. Ada sedikit unsur keimpulsifan dalam penafsiran itu, bahwaContinue reading “Liburan Itu Ibarat Es Krim”

Fighting for Pancasila

“This country, the Republic of Indonesia, does not belong to any group, nor to any religion, nor to any ethnic group, nor to any group with customs and traditions, but the property of all of us from Sabang to Merauke!” ~ Sukarno (1901-1970), Indonesia’s first President. “ Learning without thinking is useless, but thinking withoutContinue reading “Fighting for Pancasila”

Day 1: Why Do I Write?

  I write because I hear voices… No, just kidding. My apology if that sounds unkind. Just trying to start my essay with some catchy words. But putting joke aside, it is to me akin to hearing voices, although not in that sense. I write because I saw, overheard, or read something and then itContinue reading “Day 1: Why Do I Write?”

Don’t Chase Illusion in Relationship. Learn How Facing Reality can Cause Harmony.

  Saw an article today. The title: “Don’t Chase Men. Learn How Chasing a Man can Push Him Away.” As anyone can guess, the article talks about relationship between men and women. The article is directed to women, as obvious as it can be. One word from me about the article: G A R BContinue reading “Don’t Chase Illusion in Relationship. Learn How Facing Reality can Cause Harmony.”

Gembala Beraroma Domba: Sebuah Refleksi Singkat

Kerendahan hati tidak hanya dibutuhkan untuk melayani. Kerendahan hati ternyata juga dibutuhkan saat belajar sesuatu yang baru, saat kemampuan kita untuk mengakui betapa masih banyak yang belum kuketahui dan masih banyak yang perlu dibenahi. Ini terbukti dalam 5 hari terakhir ini. Sebagai peserta lokakarya mengenai kepemimpinan Paus Fransiskus dalam memimpin Gereja Katolik, pengetahuanku, pemahamanku, kesadaranku,Continue reading “Gembala Beraroma Domba: Sebuah Refleksi Singkat”