A Toast To A New Life

– Why are you doing this to yourself? Stop acting like a loser, and begin to live for yourself! – I know, I know… – Seriously, what’s the matter with you? – It’s that I can’t take this anymore… It’s been so long and nothing seems to have changed… for me, at least. – Don’t tell me you don’t know why. – I don’t, no. Why, do you know why? – It’s simple, you’ve been so focused on one thing that you can’t see all the rest that’s around you. – But I don’t know if I want to see what’s around… … Continue reading A Toast To A New Life


I was earlier today at a video rental shop with my kid when I noticed a 7-year-old girl wearing dirty clothes and flip-flops telling her toothless granny about a film she had seen on the shelf. It was about Zeus and her granny understood God instead (because it sounds alike in Portuguese, Deus) and the mad little girl said, “No, granny! It’s Zeus not God. It’s a Greek god and… oh forget it!” I was completely astounded but suddenly filled with hope for the next generation. Everything isn’t lost after all! Continue reading Zeus