Salma, Karima and Laila met at Dublin airport when their flights were delayed because of the weather conditions. They lived in different European cities and were travelling to visit family, attend weddings and explore. What they had in common and got them into a heated discussion was their strong opinions about volunteering. Giving up some […]Read More Volunteering … More Than A Label
Does this sound familiar?
Feeling like your time is not your own. Waiting on others before you make decisions or take the next step. Having achievements to your name that in your heart you don’t feel they are yours. It could be because you’re not really sure where you’re heading to so any direction will do. Or perhaps your life is being driven by other people’s expectations and plans or your own fears and limiting beliefs.Read More If you’re on the passenger’s seat, who is driving your life?
A few thoughts on setting of goals. Some of the whats, the how and a few whys.Read More Escape The Bottomless Pit
This is the story of the Arabic saying “على نفسها جنت براقش”, which translates to “Baraqish brought destruction upon herself”.
In my own story, I was Baraqish, twice!
She was so small, had a sweet smile and spoke amazingly fast, masha’allah. I met her at a fundraising bazaar. Let’s call her sister S. I found what had transpired that day interesting to watch. Or should I say encouraging and comforting. Early that day sister S was offered a laptop to use. She was […]Read More Talk is Cheap … Add value with Action!
Many of the people on the street would say to them “kalimni Arabi” that is “Speak to me in Arabic!”. The students were puzzled. That was what they were doing; the students were stopping people and speaking got them in what is called modern standard Arabic. That version of Arabic which is used in the papers, on the news and many articles on the web butRead More Kalemni Arabi