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Avant-garde in life

I am sure you heard some people say this term! "its so Avant-garde" I had heard this sentence from people describing something new and that it came before its time.   Avant-garde is a french term used by artists who produced works…
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Being at an interactive museum.

Since I found out about museums (maybe I was 13-14 years old) I loved every minute of that roaming about, watching what the Previous generations had achieved, and how they used to think, how they lived, what they dressed, how they educated…

قصة قصيرة وطويلة ومحزنة وسرمدية

قصة قصيرة وطويلة ومحزنة وسرمدية سألنا اشخاص عديدين عما سيكون احساسهم لو عرفوا متى يموتون، قليل منهم تمنى ان يعرف متى موعد موته والبقية…
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سورة الكهف

  بدأت بقرائة القرآن منذ الصغر ولكنن لم اكن اتعامل معه ككتاب للتفكير العميق بل كان بالنسبة لي كتاب نقرأه لأننا يجب ان نقرأه ولنتعلم…
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Aim high but watch out for your capabilities

(john lennon's piano) God said in the Quran that he will give you what "you" want, all you need to do is ask! these verses were mentioned over 124 times in the book.  Thus according to this, we can aim to get what we want, we can put goals…
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Focus

Focus is a very strong word, I used to remind myself of this word every time I do something, read something, study something and even I would repeat it to the children. Focus means that we do something with all our powers, nothing in our…
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What will my obituary look like?

In our culture we do not have this, we do not write obituaries about people that die, we only do Quran reading and we always hope that when a person is deceased he or she has a beautiful ending to his or her life (حسن الخاتمة).…
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Study abroad

Sometimes I wonder how I would be if I didn’t study abroad? Would I be shy, incompetent, less experienced? Would I lack of knowledge in what the rest of the world has to offer?.  I will not know about the culture, the art, the tremendous…
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Happiness, what does it mean?

  When I was little I heard a saying that stuck to my mind “happiness is like a butterfly, if you pursue it, it flies away, if you don’t it sits on your hands”.  Also I heard a story that goes like this “a woman tells a…
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Weekend work

Many people work during the week and relax during the weekend, either shopping, gardening or just visiting friends. As for me, life is different, I have my day job, my night job, my weekend job.  The last one, of course, had started only 7…