The Winter of our Discontent

  The winter will be long and bleak. Nature has a dismal aspect. Charles Nodier Winter is simultaneously maligned and revered in this part of the world. Every year, in late November or December, when the first snowflakes tumble down from the frigid winter clouds there’s a sense of wonder and excitement that courses through […]

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Adamance

  Tear down the mosque and temple too, break all that divides But do not break the human heart as it is there that God resides. Bulleh Shah I set out with the intention to write reflections for the entire month of Ramadan, but unfortunately I wasn’t able to complete the entire month. That’s how […]

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Deciding on Happiness

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. 14th Dalai Lama I feel fortunate that at a relatively young age, I came to the realization that I needed to stop searching for happiness and finally just decide to be happy. Its one of the great lies that our society feeds us […]

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Your Love

When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them. Maulana Rumi I hope you’re a free spirit. My soul has grown to be at ease in shackles. I’ve learned to make do with my […]

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