I am at that point in my life where the family nest is slowly emptying out. The boys are flourishing into young men and I am watching them reach each pending milestone. Ah, to be young and carefree again! I am excited for them almost as they are. I see their eager anticipation to graspContinue reading “It’s not Just the Kids Taking Flight”
OK, so you’re probably expecting me to announce here that Joe Biden has been declared the successor to the White House. Whilst the world’s attention has been focused on a contest that has been played out on the world’s stage, I’m not here to discuss politics. My announcement about winning is of a much moreContinue reading “And the Winner is…..”
Dear Broken Wings, Assalaamu Alaikum. Peace be upon you. Yes, Peace with a capital ‘P’. I know you can’t even begin to fathom how that word will return to your world but return it will, insha’Allah. One day, you will begin to see it for yourself. I will say, “I told you so.” Be strong.Continue reading “A Letter to my Former Self”
When I first set out as a blogger, I promised myself to post a blog once a week, usually on a Sunday when things are a little calm. Last Sunday, I reluctantly had to defer a new post but it wasn’t without good reason. A significant change has recently occurred in my life which IContinue reading “When The Scales Finally Balance Out”
Kintsugi is an art and a philosoply. Through its wisdom, we are taught that broken things can be mended to be even more beautiful and stronger than before.
Making the best out of a bad situation
One of the things that I have had to admit to myself in recent years, is that I had often mistakenly handed over the responsibility for my happiness to another human being, namely my other half. BIG mistake. Today, I have that wonderful thing called ‘hindsight’ which allows me to answer some stark questions whichContinue reading “The Autopsy on my Marriage”