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A Night of Isolation

I tried harder this year. I tried to feel the season but the feels won’t sink in. I guess Christmas is just another day for a young adult like me. It’s not as special as it seems. I remembered how sad I was two weeks ago after a good walk inside the mall. The longingness to go back to those days when everyone at home is too busy prepping up for the holidays. Today, cobwebs and dusts keep on piling up so as my pent up emotions.

This year I’m left with one inspiration, my mom. Three years passed since Tito’s death and life has never been the same. I begged for God to take ten years out of my life just for me to see them once again. I want to hug my dad and tell him how much I miss his smiles. I wanted to see my uncle and tell him that I love him. If only I can go back to those days, I will.

There are days when I feel a little nostalgic of those days. All those times I spent talking and arguing with my Tito Edsel, the quiet afternoons in our garden and those late night Teleserye sessions. My heart is full tonight because of all the memories that kept on drowning me but you see I can’t be sad tonight, not on God’s special day.

I got a simple prayer on Christmas Eve.

Dear God,

I love you. I just wanted to thank you for all the good and bad things that have happened this year. Keep me going, God. Keep me motivated to move forward despite the odds that I need to conquer. Keep me grateful for the simple things instead of chasing selfish dreams. I wanted to be better in dealing with my life. May I keep the fire inside me to ignite my own passions. May you my Lord find better ways to unfold my future.

Merry Christmas. To be continued.

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04/25 – Day 154: Jack

He will always be my favorite pup.

The night before he died, he was extremely sick and cannot even walk. I was sitting just a few centimeters away from him. He was lying down the floor but when he saw me he forced himself to walk towards me and lean his snout on my lap. I can’t help myself but cry as I was scared that he may not last long. I never expected that Jack will be sick like this. He was always been an active dog, cheerful, fun and the best running mate. He loves to play and gives you power hugs. I always look forward to go home because I know that I will have this pup who jumps and jumps as he wants to be carried to lick your face.

Now that you’re gone, I guess I need to move on as we still have Poipoi to take care of. I just want you to know that I love you so much buddy. Thanks for making me smile despite those random days when I just want to give up. Thanks for being a blessing to our family. You have been extremely amazing.

Jack, enjoy dog heaven.

Until we meet again, buddy. I will surely miss you.