“To get started, let’s loosen up. Let’s unlock the mind. Today, take twenty minutes to free write. And don’t think about what you’ll write. Just write.”
Okay. Now playing. Up Dharma Down playing on the radio (spotify). Indak… I wonder what’s the exact translation of this word in English. I’m typing really slow now… I’ll publish this after some word counts. I’m sorry if I’m erasing the wrong spellings… this is really what’s going on in my mind stream… that sounds like a river. Marikina River? Oh, I hope it’s not overflowing. Continue reading →
I finished four books throughout this week. It’s not that I want to brag. It’s because of a special project: to encourage my fellow brothers to read.
My appointment as the library committee chairperson
Two months ago, I was appointed as the head of the library committee. It’s not because I am the most qualified but because there’s only two persons to choose from including myself. We don’t even have a librarian. During our initial meeting, I asserted my desire to acquire books. It’s actually strange that in the previous years, the funds for the library in book acquisition are untouched. I want my confreres to read that I bought books that I don’t prefer to read. Some fellow young brothers are even cynical of my project. But it’s okay; I’ll just feed the readers more motivation to read: purchase what they want to read.
How I developed the habit of reading?
I’m a late bloomer when it comes to reading. I started the habit when I was a senior high school student. And the secret to start the habit is just to start reading. What I did is to just begin with the books that I like: chess. The same goes for my confreres: give them the books they like. Continue reading →