i want!

Unfinished oil on canvas, 2002

When you die God and the angels will hold you accountable for all the pleasures you were allowed in life that you denied yourself. — Anonymous

Just yesterday my brother called me the “I want” girl. Seems I’ve been mouthing that line repeatedly over the past few days…

Thanks to the book “The Secret”, I’ve gained a whole new perspective to asking — the secret is to enjoy it, to come from a place of joy, with a necessary sense of entitlement. That yes, I deserve to be happy, to have what I want.

Blasphemous maybe, especially with the Pinoy tendency to play “Juan Tamad”, but oh I’m loving all the indulgence and liberating peace that comes with running after little pleasures… chocolate… deep sleep on  a cushy bed with soft feather pillows… ogling boys… smelling rain… walking barefoot on boracay sand…. ayayay, possibilities are endless! so exciting, so delicious! 🙂

Cheers to everyday joys, and to upping the ante and claiming bigtime pleasures!!  Time to run with the bigboys, friends! ;P

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Emailed to friends on August 16, 2007.