Even the stars die. It is just the way things are. But it doesn’t mean that things cannot be forever, because when stars die their energy goes out into the universe, spreading far and wide across the vacuum. The star does not disappear. There is something of it that remains behind, the energy that is … More And so the stars, they die (From the Archives)
“You got it?” Fethna asked as Nattali got into the car. “Ye of little faith,” Nattali said, pulling out the folder from under her jacket. It hadn’t been a particularly hard lift, just distract the guards and the receptionist was practically gagging to get someone as important as the Lieutenant of the Fifth Quarter at … More The Document (A Teacup Story)
What is possible to achieve? That’s only limited by one person – you. The limits of your imagination. The limits of your courage. The limits of your determination.
Social media, along with a fun mix of “look how much this person achieved before they were 30!” media stories, has created an invisible expectation on anyone trying to achieve any goal that you simply must achieve those goals as fast as possible. “So and So person made their own business by the time they … More Take Your Time (Opinion Blog)
Ele sat staring at her phone, waiting for the text to come in. Around her, chaos reigned. Her parents, the rulers of their Sector, had been murdered in the night. Somehow, someone had managed to get past the security perimeter. Already, the news was breaking across the Sector, screams rose from the streets as the … More Waiting on a Message (From the Archives)
Outside, the rain lashed down onto the windowpane. It’s almost calming, watching the calamity of the storm outside. It’s out there, and you’re in here. In that moment, you can almost imagine the swirling vortex of thoughts in your mind are out there instead. Just for that moment, your mind is calm. You can hear … More Rain (100 Words)
You think you can’t write because you don’t have time? Good, that’s the start. Start with no time, and create five minutes. Then ten. Then, maybe, fifteen. Your writing does not have to take all day to help your progress.
Not being loved, but the adjective. The ability to be loved. The ability to look at yourself in the mirror and see a person who not only can be loved, but deserves love. Someone who deserves to be cared about, someone who deserves to be thought about. Someone who deserves someone who cares about them. … More Loveable (From the Archives)
“So,” Iuen asked, “what do you think?” Ealia looked over at Iuen. Part of her wondered absently if he would ever get the grass stains out of his grey officers robes. Maybe he’d get ribbed for it back at the officer’s mess, interrogated to find out who his mysterious lover was. “Think of what?” she … More New Love (A Teacup Story)
Don’t wait until tomorrow. Start today. Tomorrow is never guaranteed to turn out the way you hope. And tomorrow’s tomorrow? You can never take those for granted. So get to work. Today. Featured Photo by Julian Hochgesang on Unsplash