Ramadan 2015

What My Mother Taught Me

No matter what I do to move on from this pain, deep down inside I will always know that I’ll never get to hug my mom again. I miss you. Life took you away from us, too young. You will always be, our hero unsung. I miss you mom. The only reason I don’t want… Continue reading What My Mother Taught Me

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Ramadan 2015

29 Ramadan 2015: IT … Always has Meaning

Everyone has a story to tell, a lesson to teach, and wisdom to share... Life is a beautiful masterpiece bound together by your experiences ... Live your life with intention. - Melanie Moushigian Koulouris There is not a single person who has lived, is living and will live on this earth who does't have a story.… Continue reading 29 Ramadan 2015: IT … Always has Meaning

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27 Ramadan 2015: Don’t be afraid of …

When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated. This is why we sometimes attack who they are, which is far more hurtful than addressing a behavior or a choice. ― Brené Brown … boundaries. Should we have them? Do we need them? Will they hurt us now? Will they hurt… Continue reading 27 Ramadan 2015: Don’t be afraid of …

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26 Ramadan 2015: Today is Life … Tomorrow is?

“What day is it?" It's today," squeaked Piglet. My favorite day," said Pooh. ― A.A. Milne Like the dandelion, we might be here today, but there is no guarantee for tomorrow. I truly did not see how this was a character trait in my mom until she sadly passed away. When I reflected on all her behaviors and… Continue reading 26 Ramadan 2015: Today is Life … Tomorrow is?

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25 Ramadan 2015: Always say the Truth

In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot. ― Czesław Miłosz I can definitely vouch for that. The number of times mom stood up and spoke up with most, if not all people around her, in silence are countless. What I can say though, as uncomfortable it may have… Continue reading 25 Ramadan 2015: Always say the Truth

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24 Ramadan 2015: The Secret to an Everlasting Bond with your Children

What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it. - C.S. Lewis A lot of parents seek to be friends with their kids. Some try to find that friendship through rewards and consequences. Some try to find it by sharing some of their interests. Some try to find it by changing their… Continue reading 24 Ramadan 2015: The Secret to an Everlasting Bond with your Children