Quote Of The Week # 12

This beautiful quote by Tony Gaskins is self-explanatory. Most of us don't have the courage to pursue our dreams. We can offer different excuses for this, but the truth is that we don't want to leave our comfort zones to chase our dreams. Hence, we end up helping others build their dreams. Nothing can be … Continue reading Quote Of The Week # 12

Scary Shadows Of Oppression

The dark ‘n’ ugly shadows are again stalking our streets,Bother they not to hide their designs however indiscreet,Day and night chasing the people until they cry,Beating the hell out of 'em who dare them defy. They slither like serpents, silent and sly,Hounding everyone whether a gal or a guy,A people once vibrant, is now gripped … Continue reading Scary Shadows Of Oppression

Quote Of The Week # 11

I cannot agree more with this beautiful quote by Charlie Chaplin. How can love get everything done? It is because love embodies compassion, empathy, kindness and understanding. These qualities make a formidable combination to inspire action and get things done. Nothing can be more potent than love. Love can make even the impossible things possible. … Continue reading Quote Of The Week # 11

Quote Of The Week # 10

We, humans, are impatient creature by nature and tend to lose patience very soon. We cannot wait for the things to settle down. Instead, we want to fix them quickly. But there is no quick fix to every problem. Our failure to swiftly fix an awkward situation leaves us stressed. We lose all hope and … Continue reading Quote Of The Week # 10

Politics, Election And Voting

Do you vote in political elections? Dailyprompt-1927 This post is in reply to a daily writing prompt by Jetpack. This is the second time I have chosen to write in response to a prompt. Usually, I don't go for it, not because I don't like daily prompts, but because I have my own schedule which … Continue reading Politics, Election And Voting

Quote Of The Week

What, in your opinion, is more important, silence or proving a point? Suppose you have a valid point to counter an argument (say, in a relationship), what would you do? Would you proceed with your point and throw the relationship under the bus? Or, you would hold the point and save the relationship? A mature … Continue reading Quote Of The Week

Social Media Is Not All Gold. It has Its Downside, Drawback, And Demerits

Today, we live in the age of social media. It has revolutionized the way we interact with one another. Traditional ways of communication have become redundant in the presence of social media. With the emergence of social platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Telegram, TikTok, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube, etc. people can now interact with their … Continue reading Social Media Is Not All Gold. It has Its Downside, Drawback, And Demerits

Quote Of The Week

This quote by Oprah Winfrey underscores the importance of contentment. If you are content with your life, you'll have much more to be thankful for. Your heart will be brimming with peace and happiness. You will not compare your blessings with those of others. Instead, you'll always be grateful to the Lord for His favors. … Continue reading Quote Of The Week

Eid Holidays: Family Gathering And Function | Blog Housekeeping

Eid Celebrations And Family Functions As the holy month of Ramadan has passed, we are having five Eid holidays. I am writing this blog post on the third day of Eid-ul-Fitr. The holidays started on Friday and would finish on Tuesday. From Wednesday onward, there will be life as usual. Work, work, and work. Alas! … Continue reading Eid Holidays: Family Gathering And Function | Blog Housekeeping

Eid Greetings

Eid Mubarak! May the blessings of Allah fill your life with happiness, peace, and prosperity on this special occasion of Eid. May this Eid bring you and your loved ones closer together and may your hearts be filled with love and joy. May all your prayers and wishes be granted! Wishing you a blessed and … Continue reading Eid Greetings

Quote Of The Week

This quote by Omar Khayyam reminds us of the ONLY reality of our life, i.e. the moment we are living right now is our entire life. Our life is neither the past nor the future. Why? It is because the past is gone and cannot be re-lived. The future is yet to come, and we … Continue reading Quote Of The Week

Quote Of The Week

What do you think of this quote? Are such decisions and choices really irreversible? Can we not escape their consequences? Remember, when you make a decision or take any action in an agitated state of mind, it can have long-lasting consequences which are mostly irreversible. When you are angry, you are most likely to act … Continue reading Quote Of The Week

A Brief Book Review: “Things Fall Apart”

In my blog post of 15th January titled The Books I Want To Read In 2023, I had shared a list of books that I wanted to read during 2023. These books included both fiction and non-fiction and were selected after some careful planning and thinking. I had also promised to write their reviews once I … Continue reading A Brief Book Review: “Things Fall Apart”


Kindness Always be kind to people. Never judge them. Nothing is more rewarding than being kind.

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