You like espousing ethics and break promises in the same breath, you say you value communication, but here’s the silence I got instead. You wanted trust, but pulled away before we’d even built a foundation you said you like to give, but push came to shove and all I got was the taking. Continue reading Poem_When Push Comes to Shove
love letters to a younger self // if i could travel time, i’d tell my younger self how much she was loved. how perfect she is how everything will be okay how much she’ll laugh and smile how she’ll fall in love over and over again how she’ll be surrounded by people that make her grin uncontrollably how everything will look beautiful to her again how she’ll come to love her body how she’ll come to love touch how she’ll come to love her mind how she’ll come to love others how she will become love. Continue reading love letters to a younger self
Art I most liked from my first visit to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, accompanied by very of the moment ramblings and thought-spurts! The grammar errors abound! Continue reading Day at the Museum: Rijksmuseum
Our Father In heaven, hallowed be your name, God, you are good. You have always, been good. I’m grateful to see it now. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. God, there’s a lot of people hurting right now. The corrupted are running unbound / absolute skepticism replacing hope God, bring heaven onto earth. Restore and redeem us, victims of our own brokenness and the brokenness in the world we collectively contribute to. Give us today our daily bread. God, as I continue my work day, guide me in the knowledge and deep, … Continue reading My Prayer
We all like to say we have values. We write them on our resumes, on our dating profiles, and shout them to our friends, but values are not the things we’d like to define ourselves by, they’re what our practices and actions show. Show me your values. And if you can’t, re-evaluate yourself and start from there. Love, Soo Continue reading Show Me, Don’t Tell Me
Anxious I see you Want to tell you It’s okay But actually You know I don’t know Who am I to say if it will all be okay, in the way you want it to be okay. I just want everything for you to be okay is all I really mean to say. Their eyes trail slowly down the length of this body They see in the delicacy the raw the void the power the weakness the depth Beauty. #astanleyknife #slashes #luciofontana #human If you were to cut my natural emotions open You’d probably see something akin to an … Continue reading Saturday
Qualifiers and sorrys I utter them as buffers to lighten the weight of the gravity of what I say And sometimes I hesitate at words I want to say because I’m afraid you might walk away but I tread onwards carefully carefully to say what I mean to say hoping you’ll be the one to stay. Continue reading Sunday
(written, but unpublished from August 23, 2017, age 24) The Dreamers is not for the sexually faint of heart, but it is truly a story to behold. The lines that stayed with me: “One of us, one of us!” … Continue reading The Dreamers, a story of denial, withdrawal, and sexuality– how French.
..and the Y that got away. There is hope, often sometimes– after-all. Continue reading My Best Friend’s Engagement
My story of how I came to fall in love with art
Art shows to explore this September in NYC. Continue reading September: Art Shows
Formally trained in religious sculpture, Italian artist Gehard Demetz has progressed to become one of the most talented artists of our century. Continue reading Italian Artist Gehard Demetz, my modern day Geppetto.
A interesting piece on Modern Love by Emily Demaionewton.
Sourced from The New York Times. Continue reading Not Friends? Then No Benefits
Figures moving like specters – Feiji Turuhashi adds an ultra-romantic lens to contemporary love through his newest video-projection installation with MoMA. Continue reading Teiji Furuhashi on the Transience of Contemporary Love
“The essence of agape love is goodwill, benevolence, and willful delight in the object of love.” Continue reading Band of Friends
Engineer the perfect setup for a cozy evening in your urban abode this holiday, and use this time as an excuse to get some self-loving R&R. Continue reading Soo’s 2016 Gift Guide
In his article “What Makes A Leader?,” brain and behavioral sciences expert and professor Daniel Goleman summarily tackles Emotional Intelligence as providing a crucial framework to the development and measurement of leadership within the spheres of business and management. Continue reading Understanding a Marginalized Metric in the Arms Race for Success: Emotional Intelligence
Painted by acclaimed French surrealist, Rene Magritte, The Lovers or Les Amants portrays the busts of two lovers in embrace, each face clothed and masked by a thick, opaque cloth. Visual aids are emblems of the two lovers’ intimacy fiercely … Continue reading Rene Magritte & the Terror of Blind Love
It’s the third full season of fashion week for me, and I’ve yet to tire myself out of this world– miracle?. Yesterday, I had a weekend day free of any fashion related duties and spent the morning volunteering for a pantry kitchen where we served breakfast and handed out grocery goods to approximately 600 – 800 guests. The organization through which I had registered for this volunteer event was affiliated with a New York based church, but the volunteers’ profiles were not limited to those with particular religious affiliations. I was allocated this time to valet duty. Valet duty in … Continue reading Nurturing From the Inside Out