Showing posts from January, 2015

Tuesdays With Morrie

Before holiday started, I let myself wander in the school library.

"It would be good if I could find a decent book to fill my holiday", I thought at the moment.

My eyes stopped at the sight of brown little book entitled 'tuesdays with Morrie' by Mitch Albom. I've heard about Mitch Albom before but haven't read any of his book. So, I thought that would be my first Mitch Albom book.

I did not expect it to be beautifully-grabbed-my-heart's-attention.

It's truly beautifully written book. Hyperbolic, you think? Maybe. Maybe not. I think it's well written. Albom might write for only fourteen Tuesdays he had been spending time with his coach, Morrie, but I feel like it's a lifetime inspirational book on how we perceive life (or death).

I won't spoiler you with what's on the book. I'm just gonna tell that this book truly moved my heart (and brain), gave myself a new perspective on how to face life (or death), made myself to be even more gr…

Insadong Girl (#KoreaTrip Day 4)

The fourth days in Korea, I dedicated myself to see touristy places. So, I went to Jogyesa Temple, Insa-dong, Namdaemun Market, and Namsan Tower. Quite a lot, huh?

Having a big breakfast of Galbi, Lee Ho Joung and I left to explore Jogyesa Temple. Jogyesa Temple is located in the center of Seoul. It is one of touristy places to those who want to experience Buddhist culture. Fortunately, it was the time for Chrysanthemum to blow. I was so happy to see colorful flowers blooming every time I gazed around. Seeing colorful blooming flowers directly boosted up my mood. Even though the wind chilled my bones, it didn't take out my spirit to explore more.

I saw many locals visited Jogyesa Temple on that day. I barely saw tourist except myself. They devoted in front of the statue. They prayed inside the temple. They ignored my existence. Yet, I could not ignore their existences. I observed. I really did want to take pictures of their being so devoted while praying. I just could not. So, I t…