1. So, to not expense my blogger status, I thought of posting a song or a quote a day, and maybe inject my understanding from it.

    Here’s my first one from Akdong Musician (AKMU), a South Korean sibling duo who won the second installment of the K-Pop Star series, with their second title track, “Melted”. This song has helped me become more sensitive to suffering. 

    Watching the story progress to AKMU’s haunting vocals, I sense a universalism in the “unintelligible fates” of the characters–that all must struggle to overcome their solitude. The song did capture the simultaneous adversity and hope as shown in the video.

    I believe we’ve been in the boy’s position at one time. Like how we completely become desperate when we seek affection and when our boldness and obvious inquisitive nature have been criticized. Or when the world has shown us that we’re disposable and inconsequential, and that everything seems to be against us, and we react with instinctual violence.

    I hope that when we witness these tragedies in our lives as the boy does, we see the possibilities for change, and let that change challenge us to overcome sadness, so that we can offer others kindness, connection, and hope.

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  2. Emotionally tasteful.

    Miley figured, delightedly, that this meant she did, in fact, tend to traipse around her private apartments in the altogether. But she’s 21 with a great body; therefore it’s artistic, patriotic, and a progressive religious experience.

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  3. Road Less Travelled

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    A pair of feet diverged in gray sand, 
    and sorry I could not travel both 
    and I be one traveler, long I stood.

    Two paths: One well traveled and respected, 
    But one overgrown and neglected.

    To be alone and take the “Road less Traveled”
    Or to be safe and take the well traveled lane with someone.
    I did what was expected, and turned from the neglected,
    Because that’s how it’s suppose to be.

    However, I often ponder:
    The lesser traveled lane,
    and the time I do squander.

    Thoughts are hard to ascertain.
    I have decided hence
    that when two paths diverge in gray sand;
    sometimes the path you take makes no
    difference at all.

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  5. In case you were wondering what happens after your Disney princesses live happily ever after, Jon Cozart, aka “Paint" has all the answers. And it’s not pretty… although his singing is.

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