A curiation of words on cards, fancy tote bags, sprinklings of glitter snow flakes, festive apparel and adornments for body and tree continue a family tradition of seasonal giving. Mum’s an expert at hiding hard currency in unsuspecting places with scribbles on paper scraps prompting that we buy treats and experiences that pamper. Brightly color Continue Reading »
Baek-il (백일) The tradition of Baek-il takes place on the 100th day after a child’s birth. In Korea’s early days childhood disease was common and infant mortality rate was very high. To protect children parents refrained from taking babies outdoors for a full 100 days. At 100 days a celebration is held and the infant Continue Reading »
“I remember my stepfather would beat me with extension cords and hangers, pieces of wood and all kinds of stuff. He would tell me: “It hurts me more than you” “I only did it, because I love you” It communicated the wrong message to me about what love was. So, for many years, I thought Continue Reading »
This series began in late 2013 – when Min decided to face childhood demons that have stunted her from growing into the person she wanted to be – A book called “Home Coming” sent by her Father encouraged adults to get reacquainted with their inner child. As adults we go through the various growth stages but at Continue Reading »
The past & future are not present. The future is uncertain – waiting, is like preparing to live – that’s not living. The past holds wisdom yet if we are not applying it to present moments we are not trusting our self to be. We cannot tap the creative juice that make us shine. When Continue Reading »
While watching this, I felt my heartbeats go hard… I felt some deep sad feelings, the emptiness, the hole in the heart, yet not understanding. As I was once a “run away” teenager before, this documentary brought me back so much memory about my past that’s hard to remember now. Most of my childhood, teenage Continue Reading »
During the days where my life lacked identity: “fishing guided me away from temptation t’ward Mothers Nature & her teachings”.
Fishing leads me to the gateway of my soul, these moments – the purest in my life.
Being ready – it’s very different from luck, it happens when controlling is in submission to the essence of being…