Tag Archive: blogging

Delight

Day 4 Nature Series “We must risk delight. We can do without pleasure, but not delight. Not enjoyment. We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this… Continue reading

Live Fearlessly!

When I first started out blogging two years ago, I was bald. I sat at this same spot while recovering from my chemotherapy treatment with nothing more than a wish to write from… Continue reading

Woodsmoke and Sunshine

The first blog post after a long break is always the hardest to write. There is a self-imposed pressure to write something so brilliantly memorable as to be worth your while. Something worthy… Continue reading

In the Garden of the gods

Have you ever seen a butterfly free fall? weightless white petal wings. Have you ever seen a garden dove preen? or caught the glint in the eye of a sparrow? Have you ever seen… Continue reading

In the Face of Truth

When I was a young lass of 21, I suddenly developed adult acne. Zit seemed too mild and too cute a word to describe this ghastly eruption of carbuncles, papules and pustules. My… Continue reading

Where the warm wind blows

It has taken me a while to return to the realm of the written word. Not because there has been nothing to write about. But because there simply has been too much. And at… Continue reading

Be Happy

“If we are not happy and joyous at this season, for what other  season shall we wait and for what other time shall we look?” ~’Abdu’l-Báhá Happiness is to want what you already… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

This is my son in the arms of Sima, our housekeeper and my closest companion in Afghanistan. Being house bound a lot during our two years in Kabul, I spent almost everyday in the company of… Continue reading

Beyond the Pink Ribbon

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the month of pink ribbons and charity walks. I love the enthusiasm and the solidarity but I just somehow feel we are missing the point of this… Continue reading

Glimpses of the Unhurried Life

I grew up in Kulim. A tiny, modest little settlement in rural Malaysia during the 80s. There were no traffic lights in our little town back then. Folks just slowly meandered through the sleepy streets in their… Continue reading