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Learning in the Negative Space

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Discovering the Secret Strength and Joy in Solitude

This is an article I wrote a while back for ProductiveMuslim.com I am sharing here because I re-read it for inspiration. Please do read it and comment about any topics you would like me to cover that will be beneficial. “ Stop the world! I want to get off!” Can you relate? This can be… Continue reading Discovering the Secret Strength and Joy in Solitude

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A letter to my 12 year old self

10/4/2016 Dear Pocahontas, Right now everything is so unclear. You don’t understand this chaos that surrounds you. You have experienced things that are beyond your naïve understanding. These events do NOT define YOU! That wall you built around your heart was raised by fear and it must come down or the fear will rule you. … Continue reading A letter to my 12 year old self

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Where’s the blackbox?!

How do you know when change is afoot? When you feel lost... When your inner compass is all over the place... When you feel unsettled in your life... Much like when a plane is about to go down; I know, I know...but with all the recent planes going down, it seemed an apt analogy [Don't… Continue reading Where’s the blackbox?!

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Good Grief!

No! It's not an exclaim of disbelief... I just met a mother who lost her son. Her grief is so real and raw that she wore it like a garment. It enveloped her and seeped from her very being. It was in her walk, in her eyes, in her face, in her hands, in her… Continue reading Good Grief!