I’ve never been one to care much about birthdays. In fact, the past few years, I’ve made it my mission to divert attention from my birthday at all costs, thinking that I’m officially old. I’ve spoken about getting older before … Continue reading →
I detest change. Even to the slightest degree. Once, years ago, I came home from school and had to study for exams that week. I was stressed out and exhausted and was running on coffee (which I hate) and little … Continue reading →
The fact that I am writing to you in English already falsifies what I wanted to tell you. My subject: how to explain to you that I don’t belong to English though I belong nowhere else -Gustavo Perez Firmat As … Continue reading →
Last month marked ten years since my family picked up and moved across the world. We left our Illinois home and moved to Jordan where we lived for three years in what seemed like another world. Though I knew how … Continue reading →
I was flipping through my note pad the other day–the one I use to jot down simple notes and reminders when I am in a hurry– and I came across a sentence that I wrote to myself. I don’t remember … Continue reading →
Amongst your confused, passionate pain, there was light peeking out supporting your foundation. Fear not, your hot tears that spilled over the surface, for the light will eventually burst and entirely illuminate you unable to contain your beauty.
Sometimes I wish I could take all your pain, bottle it up and wish it all away into the waves of the roaring ocean. But then I realize, I can do something even better for you. I can call on the Almighty because He will not only take your pains away, but He will replace them with patience and reliance and you will have no choice but happiness. ❤