Sunday, December 27, 2015

Letters 456: Of Ukulele & Imperfection of Life

Benjamin Franklin once said: 

"One today is worth two tomorrows."

 To you whom I haven't met yet,

          I believe learning to do nothing now & then is very important to us as much as the sleep for our body. Many people, unfortunately, do not believe in 'doing nothing'. There are some who feel that that if they 'do nothing', they may come across as being lazy. Over the years, my life has taught me a lot of about 'slowing down & do nothing'. It is certainly not a bed of roses, but I learned that it is actually not so bad after all. 

          Dear you, my life is indeed imperfect. But I still choose to celebrate my life in full. Anyway, today I was in George Town to buy something for myself. I saw plenty of instruments such as ukuleles but they had no tone so yours truly didn't buy. They were certainly very nice looking being inlaid with colorful design but I wanted the tone. I was offered a ukulele for RM 450.00! I am not joking. I don't think he was very pleased when I told him it was an instrument I wanted to buy & not his shop. 

           Still I won't do any grumbling as I am in good mood as the weather is being kind to me lately. Just think of a nice weather, not a cold one, no sweating, etc. Certainly that is the most healthy weather in recent months. Because my mind is empty at this moment, I will finish this letter which means another one less to write before the New Year comes. 


Always another day nearer to the end of the year & always another day less to be with you. Until then, have yourself a wonderful life, wherever you are hummingbird.

Yours truly,

The Half Moon Serenades.

27th of December 2015. 

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Letters 455: Windows to the Soul

Richard Bach once said:

"The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it."

To you whom I haven't met yet,

             I have read many status update by my friends in Facebook about how horrible 2015 was & the sense of disappointment that 2016 may not be that different. Not just this year, in my life, I have observed that many people do not know how to say thanks to God & such common gratefulness are close to extinction.  

             Some of us that took the road less travelled are able to enjoy the richness of life. Day by day, we may wish for a better tomorrow. But aren't we thankful that we do not always get our prayers answered? I walked out on my previous relationship despite praying almost every day that she can be 'the one' because I knew her heart & love isn't for me anymore. Love certainly not a bed of roses. But what's the point of pursuing a girl that could not share moments of joy & embrace our imperfections right? I am pretty sure I will not regret my decision because I took it with my heart & not with my anger. Dear you, I wish I could say yes but the reality is every love story is different. You can put two lovebirds together & the outcome can still be different. 

             Those moments pass when I remind myself that it is possible to get through even the darkest love when one has the light of courage within to say 'yes' for one more time. My hummingbird, I am thankful that there is this silver liningin the form of 455 letters that made my pursuit of happiness a joyride. Until then, have yourself a meaningful end of the year celebration & remember, there is always a way to be good again in 2016 if you open your windows to the soul.


You will shine my life & chase the darkness far, far & far away.

Yours sincerely,

The Half Moon Serenades.

5th of December 2015.