Saturday, July 20, 2013

Sail On!

"I wrest the waters, fight Neptune's waters, sail through the sorrows of life's marauders. Unrelenting, often empty. Sail on, sail on, sailor."

We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean.
-Anna Freud

More than a year ago, my life was a total mess. I was a total mess. I was unhappy; I started distancing myself away from people and worse, I was losing interest in my studies. I was too afraid to open up to people because I feared that I might be judged rather than understood. I felt like I was drowning in my own pool of mistakes and insecurities. I have disappointed the people I most love, and I have disappointed my own self. 

For a long time I've asked myself the same question Alaska Young had asked herself many times: How do I ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering? I thought it best to run fast and far away, but it did me no good. I realize now that the only way to conquer the depths of the oceans is to keep sailing on. We often complain about how our life's not turning the way we want it to be, that we also forget how no one else but ourselves is in charge of things. Life is but a rough and lonely journey; yet if we keep in mind that we are the captain of our own ship, we will reach our destination safe and sound. 

Nautical Cardigan, Denim Skirt, Boots & Belt - All Thrifted

I apologize for sounding so melodramatic right now. It's actually my first time to talk about my personal issues publicly and I do hope, in one way or another, that I was able to help and inspire you in whatever struggles you're facing at this moment. :)

Bracelet - SM Accessories
Eek~ Let's put an end on all the drama, shall we? Hihi. 
On a much lighter note, my blog just celebrated its first year last June 28 and I'm having a giveaway!! You only have 7 days left so hurry up! Join now! As in, now!! *u*
Read more about the details here.  

Photos taken by Frances Claudine Vasquez

I'm not afraid of storms for I'm learning how to sail my ship.
-Louisa May Alcott

Keep the fire burning! :)
Love always, Sofia Michaela


  1. Love how deep you have written this post! :D


  2. amazing outfit!! i love your boots<3

  3. Don't take things so seriously Sofia! Remember to enjoy the little, simple things. :) Hope you feel better! I love your shoes, tho. xx

    Sam of

    1. Yes, I do feel a lot better now! Nah, that's an understatement. I feel blessed!! Hihi :">

  4. I love love love this blog post! <3
    Maybe there's really a time in our life that we'll lose interest with the things that we usually loved, especially studies. Been there, done that. =))) But I'm telling you, it's just all in your mind! You just need to look for that inspiration, even just the smallest thing, hold on to that, and just keep going. :)

    xo, Jamie of Spotlight on Jamie

    1. Thanks Jamie! *u* And thanks A-Fash too!! Just so you know, blogging's actually one of the things that kept me going. Hihi :)

  5. your ate's so proud of you, always remember that.

    1. Awwe :"> Thanks so much Weng! Can't wait to see you on August! :D

  6. happy birthday to your blog :) i like it that you posted something personal, i learned that when you share something that makes you vulnerable it allows your readers to be vulnerable as well. btw your outfit reminds me of sailor moon! my childhood cartoon show haha <3

  7. Very beautiful outfit ;) Amazing skirt ;)

    I follow you beautiful blog. I hope you will follow me back and I will wait for you in my blog

  8. awww so cute dear I am inviting you to join my international giveaway on my blog where you can Win $50 and $30 shopping coupon at Oasap. =) and if you want to follow each other just let me know =)

    1. young people your age often goes to situation like that. Its normal to be worried about everything dear =) But life has soooo many things to offer when you're at the right age you will definitely look back at that part of your life and you can smile about it. Hard times makes a person stronger =) keep holding on. Especially to God =)


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