Ramadan 2017

19 Ramadan 2017: It is time …

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. - Steve… Continue reading 19 Ramadan 2017: It is time …

Ramadan 2017

9 Ramadan 2017: We are all special

Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world...if you do so, you are insulting yourself. ― Bill Gates One of the causes of desperation is a worry about not measuring up, or not being as good as a person or another, or feeling "un"special because of a lack of attention online or offline and basically feeling… Continue reading 9 Ramadan 2017: We are all special

Ramadan 2016

13 Ramadan 2016: No to news, Yes to life

If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda, it is all the more important that the public understand that difference, and choose their news sources accordingly. - Thomas Sowell Five years ago, I started to get the sense that news, both written and spoken,… Continue reading 13 Ramadan 2016: No to news, Yes to life

Ramadan 2015

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

Ramadan 2015

7 Ramadan 2015: Respect and All its Colors

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university. ― Albert Einstein Less than two months after my mom's passing I realized quickly how respectful she was to others. Respect is typically about treating people of all levels with care for their own feelings and rights, but… Continue reading 7 Ramadan 2015: Respect and All its Colors