There were times that I was too scared to get in touch with friends and family members because of the news of another person we knew might have passed due to covid. It was just too much to bear, too difficult to even process the frailty of life during these times.
One day our children will see our pictures and ask 'Who are these people?' And we will smile with invisible tears because a heart is touched with a strong word and you will say: 'It was them that I had the best days of my life with.’
Nobody should be too comfortable these days, not with COVID-19. We should never take chance because it is one of the pestilences, we can say, that can test how fragile our imperfect life is. (Luke 21:10,11) It chooses no one therefore, we cannot compromise our health and safety, not when we love the gift of life.
Gratitude will liberate us from the prison of self-preoccupation. We can be assured that gratefulness will replace the plague of discontentment with a sense of appreciation.
Deciding against a moral dilemma is always a painstaking process to begin with. It is very natural for one to minimize pain as much as possible, specifically, if our decision may compromise our close relationships and reputation.
We are all voyagers of life. Eventually, life’s challenges may pose a great threat to our well-being. We might forget to check if we are acting correctly in life or if there are more compromises than before.
Everything seems to be quick these days, 2018 is almost over. Everybody seems to be in a hurry, and the concept of “in the now” is more prominent than ever. In a day, just how many times do we hear the expression “I don’t have time for this…” or “Can you please hurry up? I... Continue Reading →
The digital world and social media have replaced the real connection amongst us resulting to increase in apathy and failed relationships. Indeed, while we were busy connecting with people around the world, our relationships to those near to us weather and fail in time because virtual reality has blinded our reasons on so many levels.
While waiting for the bus to arrive, I was standing close by the tallest building I have known all my life so far, the Burj Khalifa. This structure never fail to amaze me whenever I gaze its beauty. Isn't she a fine work of art? I have had these lingering thoughts in my head which... Continue Reading →