Quote Of The Week

These lines are taken from the "Ode to the West Wind" by Percy Bysshe Shelley and are highly optimistic lines. They suggest that we must always remain hopeful and should never give up. No matter what are the circumstances, we should stick to optimism. In literature, winter is associated with inactivity, despondency, and death, whereas … Continue reading Quote Of The Week

100 Followers- A Milestone To Celebrate

A few months back, I started blogging on WordPress and had no idea (as to) how to proceed on this platform. Back then, I was a complete stranger on WP and did not know even a single blogger here. I had no blogging experience and hence wasn't sure as how would I navigate in this … Continue reading 100 Followers- A Milestone To Celebrate

Vengeful Woman

How can one be so much full of bile? She speaks not but spits venom Always in a state of anguish Always uttering nonsense. Even her smile is sinister Her manners supercilious An epitome of unsuppressed hatred she is And cure for her hatred is none. Just to quench her vindictive fire She wants to … Continue reading Vengeful Woman

Ramadan (Fasting Month) Mubarak

The holy month of Ramadan (month of fasting) has commenced, and today is the first of Ramadan. During this month, the Muslims keep fasts starting from pre-dawn till sunset. During the fasting hours, they are forbidden from drinking, eating, and indulging in lawful lovemaking with their spouses. Fasting entails restraint and forbearance. It inculcates the … Continue reading Ramadan (Fasting Month) Mubarak

Weddings Galore. No Spare Time To Read And Write Blog Posts

Recently, I was caught in a whirlwind of activities. Even the proverbial bee could not be as busy as I was during the past few weeks. This had nothing to do with my usual routine at the office. These activities involved family marriages and hectic traveling. There were four wedding functions in a row. All … Continue reading Weddings Galore. No Spare Time To Read And Write Blog Posts

Quote Of The Week

Education is the ability tolisten to almost anythingwithout losing your temper or your self-confidence.Robert Frost

Quote Of The Week # 3

no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark. you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well Warsan Shire These are the opening lines of a highly moving poem by Warsan Shire, a British-Somali Poet. This poem is about the painful plight of the refugees, … Continue reading Quote Of The Week # 3

Quote Of The Week # 2

As I had committed last week that I would be sharing a weekly quote every Thursday, here is the second quote of this series. What are your thoughts about this quote? Do you agree with Earnest Hemingway? Have you ever loved someone so much that you almost lost yourself in the process? Did you ever … Continue reading Quote Of The Week # 2

Why Do We Procrastinate?

This question has been bothering me for the past few days. I tried to shrug it off but couldn't rid my mind of this badgering question. The more I try to evade this question, the more it weighs on my mind. Is procrastination a crime or a sin? Don't we all procrastinate occasionally or constantly? … Continue reading Why Do We Procrastinate?

Quote Of The Week

No two people are alike. No two hearts beat to the same rhythm. If God had wanted everyone to be the same, He would have made it so. Therefore, disrespecting differences and imposing your thoughts on others is tantamount to disrespecting God's holy scheme. Elif Shafak I have fondly been sharing a selection of quotes … Continue reading Quote Of The Week

Deadly Earthquake Causes Widespread Destruction In Turkiye And Syria

Image Credit: AFP In the early hours of Monday, Turkiye and neighboring Syria were adversely hit by a deadly earthquake, measuring 7.8 magnitude on the Richter scale. This is the deadliest earthquake in Turkiye since 1999. The earthquake was followed by multiple aftershocks of varying magnitudes. The devastating earthquake has already killed over 11,600 people, … Continue reading Deadly Earthquake Causes Widespread Destruction In Turkiye And Syria

Some Random Thoughts About Work, And Life

Over the past two weeks, I have been extremely busy in the office. Proverbially speaking, I was as busy as a bee. Things were changing so rapidly post-December that we could hardly manage to adjust ourselves accordingly. We human beings have our limitations, and cannot predict the future. What we had expected was a cool … Continue reading Some Random Thoughts About Work, And Life

What I Have Learned In My Life About Love

This post is inspired by Jetpack's daily writing prompts. Usually, I don't pay much attention to daily writing prompts. However, this prompt caught my attention immediately and kept me thinking about the topic. This is because it is a unique and intriguing subject, and has the potential to put your stream of thoughts into action. … Continue reading What I Have Learned In My Life About Love

The Books I Want To Read In 2023

The first book I have chosen for reading is Atomic Habits by James Clear. I have just gone through a few pages of this book, and I am finding it difficult to put it down. This book teaches you to build good habits and break bad habits. The writer has emphasized that "a slight change in your daily habits can guide your life to a very different destination." Certain changes that appear to be small and insignificant in the beginning can compound into remarkable results if you stick to them over time. The writer declares that the quality of our lives depends on the quality of our habits, and with better habits, we can achieve whatever we can conceive of.

My Goals For The Year 2023

Goal setting is usually an annual exercise, as people set their goals at the start of every new year. These goals are then pursued throughout the year. Some people are lucky enough to achieve all their goals, while others keep struggling with their goals, due to one reason or the other. I am the sort … Continue reading My Goals For The Year 2023