Letters · Thoughts

An Open Letter to Vincent Van Gogh

Dear Mr. Vincent, I am aware that you no longer reside in this universe of ours. I have been quite fascinated with your life ever since I listened to a song by Don McLean. The song was about you, and in that song I found stark similarities between you and I. I'm sure most of… Continue reading An Open Letter to Vincent Van Gogh

Self-Help · Thoughts

Self-respect starts with Self-acceptance

Do you ever wonder about self-respect? As humans we are expected to carry ourselves with respect. As a kid I always wondered what that meant. Those two words self and respect. I knew what respect meant. But I sincerely had no concept of self. How can I begin to respect myself when I don't even… Continue reading Self-respect starts with Self-acceptance