Ramadan Musings: Day 12

The darker the night, the brighter the stars, The deeper the grief, the closer is God! Fyodor Dostoyevsky I haven’t written in a couple of days due to sheer exhaustion. I’ve learned a hard lesson about the value of sleep this year as I’ve been having to wake up at 5:30am for work every morning. […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 9

  Democracy is in the blood of Musalmans, who look upon complete equality of manhood [mankind]…[and] believe in fraternity, equality and liberty. Muhammad Ali Jinnah After staying away from politics for a long time, I’ve reinvested myself into that arena of late. In high school and the first years of college, I was quite politically […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 8

  The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. Eleanor Roosevelt Its very rare that I wake up on the wrong side of the bed, but today was one of those days. I was irritable for the […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 7

  He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have. Socrates I look forward to my weekends so much, and especially now during Ramadan. I’m not able to take significant time off from work for Ramadan, but I did manage to limit my Friday […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 6

  It is cheerful to God when you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart. Martin Luther King, Jr. I’ve previously written on the subject of positivity and living a happy life. I think its absolutely crucial to approach most things in life with a smile on your face. Of course there will […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 5

I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night. Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner As much as Ramadan is a time to be introspective and reflect on one’s own spiritual state, we […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 4

    Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged. Maulana Jalal ad-Din Rumi Here in Canada, we were celebrating our national holiday today. July 1st commemorates the enactment of the British North America Act in 1867 which […]

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