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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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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The Sound of Heartbreak

The theme of heartbreak is recurring a lot in my creative ideas lately. I’m fascinated by it, not only based on my own experiences but because of how heartbreak is a shared experience. It truly strikes the core of the mortal condition, something that we all understand – a pain that crosses age, class, race, […]

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Anatomy of Heartbreak

This being human is a guest house Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still treat each guest honorably. He may […]

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