Tag: hope

18
Mar
2022

Handle Uncertainty Reasonably

Even hope by itself carries some uncertainty, thus being with some anxiety. Being reasonably prepared for the uncertain reduces this…

25
Jul
2021

Hope: Super Short Story #752

    Hope: Super Short Story #752 She thought hoping for perfection in him was perfectly reasonable, though it was…

26
Aug
2020

Don’t Break Down; Break It Down

  From Marcus Aurelius’ ‘Meditations’: Do not disturb yourself by picturing your life as a whole; do not assemble in…

26
Aug
2020

Hope

From ‘Everything is F*cked: A Book about Hope’ by Mark Manson: Hope doesn’t care about the problemsthat have already been…

31
Jan
2020

Mix: Super Short Story #703

Mix: Super Short Story #703 He likes songsthat sing of bleak darkness…and the light of hopethat nevertheless shines through.

10
Jul
2019

Hope: Super Short Story #564

Hope: Super Short Story #564  Not that it was hopeless, but she decided  to hope less hopefully, to instead do…

27
Jun
2018

Hope: Dharmagram #154

Hope: Dharmagram #154 In Buddhism, there is always hope as there is always Buddha-nature awaiting to be realised in all,…

28
Dec
2017

Barricades: NY Adventure 35

NY Adventure 35: Barricades Bronze-like barricades the colour of the Charging Bull at Wall Street, perhaps for preventing terrorist vehicles…

08
Feb
2017

Viva Dharma!

正法久住: May the true Dharma last a long time in this world. #DharmaProtectionFellowship +#ssCalligraphy

09
Nov
2016

Tweak: Super Short Story #407

Super Short Story #407: Tweak Dreams are often of hopes and fears. In it, he was not the exact person in…

29
Jul
2016

David Vs Goliath

The tale of David vs Goliath… A case of pinning too much hopes and expectations on something (someone) deemed too…

04
Feb
2016

Hope Wanted?

Am not sure how to interpret some of Daniel Clowes’ comics, but here is the quiet desperation of David Goldberg,…

16
Dec
2015

Action: Wandering Thought #254

Action: Wandering Thought #254: Don’t just sigh and sigh, as if sighing is what you ought to do, as if…

27
Jun
2015

Charlie Chan Haiku

Charlie Chan Hock Chye – The best SG50 gift, Of truths forgotten. ‘What was life after all, but a constant…

19
Jan
2015

Hope: Wandering Thought #199

Wandering Thought #199: Hope Hope is not always a good thing, as it is possible to harbour false hopes, which…

22
Mar
2014

False Medium

A medium claiming to be ‘Jigong’ predicted recently, that a missing plane will be discovered within seven days. It is…

29
Nov
2013

A Bodhisattva ‘Man Of Steel’?

Like a skilful transcendental Bodhisattva whom, as instructed by the Buddha, does not reveal his identity – so as to…

08
Nov
2013

Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are child-oriented ways to paint both hopes and fears. Of happy princesses and horrible monsters. Instead of readying…

30
Oct
2013

Hope

菩萨可期望不可绝望。 菩萨可希望不可失望。 Bodhisattvas can hope and not become hopeless. Bodhisattvas can hope but not become disappointed. – Stonepeace | Get…

24
Oct
2012

Super Short Story (98): Anticipation

Super Short Story (98): Anticipation Back in the days when there were no phones or pagers, when one waits for…