It’s a gift we are all given yet most of us are unaware of. Time. We squander so much of it either living in the past or worrying about the future. We’re often not content with just being in the moment and enjoying what we have now. I have witnessed my own mother stagnate forContinue reading “No Present like Time”
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Unsticking the Stigma
Looking at the blog title, it should not come as a surprise that my topic today is about Divorce. Yes, I say Divorce with a capital ‘D’. This is because the impact of it can’t be overemphasised. Why am I still dwelling on this topic given it’s been almost five years since that decisive turningContinue reading “Unsticking the Stigma”
A Letter to my Former Self
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”
Zen starts with positivity
What will the Children Say?
In the time I have taken to slowly rebuild my life after divorce, I can confidently say that I have always kept my children and their emotions well within my radar. I believe mothers have been blessed with an innate ability to go into a kind of defence mode and protect their young. It isContinue reading “What will the Children Say?”
I am a work of Kintsugi
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.
Every Cloud has a Silver Lining
Making the best out of a bad situation
The Autopsy on my Marriage
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”