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I Write

In the living room of my home in Montreal, in the dining room cabinet, on a shelf behind the glass is a picture of our family. It is an old photo taken in Dubai when my kids were still very … Continue reading

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Memories Can Never Rub Away

“A man is what he remembers. And he is free by virtue of what he remembers.” Leon Surmelian The internet is buzzing with news of Christian villages and towns being destroyed by rebels in Syria, churches burnt, nuns taken hostage … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing I Wish More

When I looked out my window today morning it was snowing. I grumbled and sighed and then went into the kitchen to make coffee. Don’t get me wrong on this. I love nature. But this winter has somehow been too … Continue reading

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Spring Is Full Of Promise

Saturday was an emotional day for me and my family. In fact last week in its entirety was a lot more emotional than any of the weeks before. My son got his engineering Iron Ring on Saturday evening. I was … Continue reading

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The Real Things Haven’t Changed

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.” Abraham Lincoln   I wake up every morning … Continue reading

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You Don’t Figure It Out!

“Don’t cry, I’m sorry to have deceived you so much, but that’s how life is.” Vladimir Nabokov Is that how life is? Only a deception? At another time, in a different world or in a parallel universe, I wouldn’t have agreed. … Continue reading

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Help! Please!

Forgive me if I have been dwelling upon the same thoughts and worries a bit too much lately. Whenever I try to write something I can’t help but complain about how blocked I am or how sad or angry I … Continue reading

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Nothing Is

Has it ever happened to you? Have you ever felt that at the moment, at the absolute point in time, that one thing finally goes right something else goes wrong? Has it always been like this? Is this the law … Continue reading

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From Autumn To Spring

Why is it that every time I promise myself to look for all that’s good in situations and people around me I feel more depressed than ever? Yesterday I pledged to commit myself to forgetting all the negative and seeing … Continue reading

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Happy Doodling!

I was leafing through one of my notebooks this morning, when I came to the following sentence that I had underlined in red. “Work with your negative blurts and try to change them into positive affirmatives.” Julia Cameron After I … Continue reading

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