A friend gave me this today. It made me smile, then cry, then laugh.
I smiled because I love personalized paintings and me being painted is heartwarming. I can just imagine my friend thinking of me during the whole creative process. I would like to believe it wasn’t torturing for her.
I cried because it’s a sweet gesture amidst this chaotic season. When you’re faced with constant attacks and harassments, and you’re tempted to pack and park your wings, a bright picture like this, uplifts your soul and gets you back up and running.
I laughed because the first thing everybody said is, “hindi ikaw yan, ang payat ng legs!” Yes, I have fat legs but let this painting remind me of what I can achieve in the future. Haha.