(also read this on this occasion). They say you’ve reached the main location of promise. Of discovery. Of eternal bliss. It’s the place between forgiveness and dissent. No country is really there yet but we can hope to get there sometime soon. We can dream that we have achieved greatness by ignoring the needs of… Continue reading On failing to live out a surmountable goal
Oh hi there. It’s been five months since this blog has been updated. That’s way too long. Not really sure how that happened, but yeah there it is. Five months. Whoo, so much has happened. **** To start with, I am teaching English abroad. I am living in a different country. I am immersed in… Continue reading Things are happening.
I’m currently wondering what happened to human decency. Is it still there? I’m trying to find it but struggling. People say that know what it takes to be a good person but very seldom are people actually being a good person. It’s a messed up world we live in and its not getting any better.… Continue reading The good in humanity
It has been just over a week now that the United States has elected a new (and horrendous) president. He is in control. He has the power to destroy with his executive actions, all of which have long-term consequences. I wish I could say that it’s a great time to be American but alas it… Continue reading Not a consolation prize
Sometimes I feel bad that I don’t give back more. That I don’t do more for my community. Shouldn’t I be doing more. I feel like I should be doing more. It’s hard to do more when you feel so busy. Or maybe that’s what we like to tell ourselves. (gif source). I volunteer in… Continue reading Give back (aka volunteer somewhere!)
We hear things that make us excited, frightened or even worried about what will happen to the world we live in. Then we remember that the stories that we hear are not happening to us, are not happening to the people we know or occurring in the places we are familiar with. We are able… Continue reading Not just victims of circumstance
I’m a Muslim. You don’t know me. If you follow this blog or subscribe to it or whatever, you still don’t know me (mostly because those that follow this blog are all strangers, a scary thought for me a bit but alas). Everyone has an opinion. Some of them are the wrong opinion. Some of… Continue reading Misinformed