..but To Love Is Not As Simple

Indeed, isn’t it?

Apparently, loving a child is somewhat complicated.

Many times it seems as if they don’t pay attention to what we say or do. As if they’re not listening to us. However, every single thing we do may apparently affect them for the rest of their lives.

I am not a parent (yet), but being a teacher somehow gives me insights of experiences of being a parent. I now understand how it might feel for parents, how they might worry whether what they’re doing or the choices they make are the right ones for the child. Because what they do right now might determine the rest of the child’s life.

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What Difference Do You Want To Make?

Okay, I know this challenge is long overdue; it’s supposed to be a 7 days blog challenge and I started it in mid April.. now it’s almost the end of May and I still haven’t completed these challenges.

But..well, I guess finishing late is better than never finishing at all, huh?

So the big question of the (supposed to be) 6th day of the challenge is:

What difference do you want to make in the world? What impact do you want to have? How do you want to make things a little better for society? What do you want to be remembered for once you’re gone?

Now that I think about it, I guess what I really want to do is to live my life fully aware, and help people to build awareness as well. I want people (and especially myself, of course) to live their lives fully aware, because awareness is the first (but I believe it’s the most important) thing that actually gives us purpose to do something. Our level of awareness determines how we make decisions. We make decisions and act based on what we’re aware of.

I think I’ve ever read somewhere that we are creatures of routines. Perhaps we are so adapted in living in routines that most of the time, most of us might not realize that we’re living lives in some kind of autopilot. Since we all make decisions and act based on what we know and are aware of, don’t you think that awareness is actually very essential here?

Now, being aware makes a whole lot difference. It is different from simply knowing. Perhaps you might know something, let’s say, an information; if you are not aware that the information is relevant to the situation that you are facing, most likely you wouldn’t include that information in your situation. Therefore, even if we have knowledge or power, without awareness, most likely these knowledge or power wouldn’t live to its true purpose.

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Layanan Transportasi, Aksi Anarkis, dan Promo Gratis

Oke, postingan ini mungkin telat seminggu, tapi berhubung udah terlanjur ditulis, yaudah deh dilanjutin dan dipublish ajah.

Sejujurnya, gue gak terlalu merhatiin aksi anarkis seperti apa yang dilakukan (oknum-oknum) supir taksi tempo hari. Gue cuma sempet dapet beberapa foto dan video aksi-aksi tersebut yang gak semuanya gue liat satu-satu. Gue rasa ga perlu lah gue liat aksi anarkisnya kayak apa, yang pasti itu tindakan yang merusak, ga efektif, ga positif, bikin mood jelek aja kayaknya. Energi gue kemarin lagi positif, dan ternyata energi positif bisa bikin lo ga pengen merhatiin hal-hal bernada negatif. True story, bro.

Anyway, cukup tau lah apa yang dilakukan sama supir-supir taksi atau oknum-oknum tertentu ketika demo tempo hari. Follow up nya, hari berikutnya (Rabu, 23 Maret 2016) salah satu perusahaan penyedia jasa transportasi itu ngasih promo yang kedengerannya fantastis: GRATIS BIAYA ANTAR SEHARIAN!

Dan respon orang pun bermacam-macam. Gak usahlah sibuk liatin orang debat dan berkomentar di channel berita, di timeline media sosial pun bertebaran berbagai komentar, dari yang mendukung, yang skeptis, yang kritis, yang makan petis.. ah apalah. Segala macem komentar pokoknya.

Lantas?