Tag Archives: women

Conversation Part One

During a recent book sale at our public library, I came across the book “Something More: Excavating Your Authentic Self” by Sarah Ban Breathnach. I had never read her books nor heard of her. I read the book in almost … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

To The Women In My Life

Today is international women’s day and on that occasion I would like to congratulate and salute women around the world and especially the women in my life who have made it possible for me to be here today and be … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

She Sat Here

On any day, from anywhere around the globe, if I hear a success story of a woman I get so excited and happy. Not because I doubt it is impossible but mainly because I come from the Middle East and … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s In A Dream

Years ago when I was still in school I started drinking coffee for only one reason. To have someone read my cup. My mom and her group of friends and neighbors used to gather once a week on a certain … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

We Are Human Because

“The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying. If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street, or kicking a dog, I go completely mad.” Susannah York I personally go ballistic, beyond crazy, and … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Shattered Society

In the comfort and quiet of my sitting room in Montreal I watch the late night news about the riots in UK. I watch as hooded youths burn and thrash the streets of London. I watch images of shops and … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

People Will Never Forget

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” wrote Maya Angelou Have you ever found yourself as a teenager in the classroom where … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Is This My Destiny?

Ever since I settled in Montreal four years ago, bad luck has been following me like my own shadow. I have had one misfortune after another and just when I think that it is over, it is not. And I … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Have You Ever?

Have you ever experienced a moment when a simple yes or no would have made a difference in your life and yet for some unknown reason you have not been able to say it? And that single word has cost … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call Me Crazy

If I say I love books, I love to read, I wouldn’t be doing myself justice. What I have for books is more than love, more than passion. It started way back in my childhood. Both my parents loved to … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments