Ramadan Resolutions

  However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? Gautama Buddha Ramadan has always been and felt like a special time. Growing up in Quebec, there really wasn’t much ado about any religious holidays other than Christmas and Easter […]

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New Beginnings

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. T.S. Eliot Time and place have been major themes of my writings so far this year. Since I found out that I’d be moving to Mississauga to pursue my […]

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Between: Part II

Find Part 1 of the “Between” series here Why lay yourself on the torturer’s rack of the past and the future? The mind that tries to shape tomorrow beyond its capacities will find no rest. Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi The last few months have been an exercise in coming to terms with my situation. For the […]

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Political Science

A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things. Thomas Carlyle I don’t know whether its fear or wisdom that has kept me from being anything more than a casual observer of political events. Perhaps its both. Perhaps fear and wisdom are synonymous in this case. The fear of the […]

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My Constant

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. Maulana Rumi For a few days now I’ve been wrestling with a number of topics to write about. I’ve hit a major writer’s block now that my semester […]

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