“One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it.” – Master Oogway
Inspired by Kung Fu Panda, I named my turtle after Master Oogway.
Not everybody knows that I have a turtle but when they do, they get surprised. This is probably because not everyone would choose a turtle for a pet. Similarly, when I meet someone who also owns one, I feel sort of connected to them as if we, turtle owners, are the only ones who understand why we have this kind of pet in the first place.
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Don’t judge a man until you’ve walked two moons in his moccasins. – American Indian Proverb
I had just finished rereading Sharon Creech’s Walk Two Moons and it still gave me the same lingering feeling of wanting to muse over things after I turned the last page of the book. I may have written my thoughts in one of my earlier journals back then and now here I was again, scribbling on my latest journal, pouring word after word coz they kept coming out of me, sometimes faster than I could write them down.
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