Touched: Our Life Cycle

We yearn to be touched. We seek it in relationships or casual encounters. We expect it from family and even pay for it if it can’t be attained any other way. Even in our language there’s so much touching going on. ‘He captured his audience.’ ‘Her story was gripping,...

My Baby Sister is 20!

My sister is my best friend. The best type of friend you can ever have. She’s 20 years younger, same gap between me and my mother so she might as well have been my daughter. The bond we have grows stronger with every year. I’m closest to her than to any of my other...

My Parents 40 Years Later

My parents…right at the beginning of their 40 years of marriage. This picture was at a time where the thought of ‘me’ was but a possibility. My dad knew he wanted to marry her the minute he saw her, next she had to move to Lebanon, and shortly after...

Throw It Away!

Coming up is a true story about how Abbey Lincoln sang only for me. I was in my car, parked just outside the restaurant where I was to have dinner with my x-husband for probably the last time before he officially became the x. It was a cold November night outside...

Choose Love. Do Love. Be Love.

Choose Love. Do Love. Be Love – Love is to be celebrated 365 days a year not just on Valentine’s Day if you ask me. But I guess for some, the reminder is good. Love people… cause all we need is love, and everything else is just everything else. This...

Month Of Love Challenge!

January was all about resolutions and setting commitments, intentions and goals for the new year. I did a mini workshop on the topic and somehow I even managed to attract a speaking gig in Abu Dhabi where I told almost 200 people how resolutions don’t work, but...

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