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Inspired by Ntozake Shange’s Somebody Almost Walked Off With Alla My Stuff in “For Colored Girls (Who Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Enough)”. See: http://africaknows.com/mu/blog/2010/01/destroyed-illegal-settlements-4/Disclaimer: It’s meant to be a parody, so please, don’t take it too seriously lol. [Originally posted on Facebook on Nov. 8]– Somebody…

So, today’s a special day in the Islamic Calendar. It’s the day of Arafat – a day when all the Hajj pilgrims descend upon Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia under a state of “Ihram” (purity) and commune one on one with Allah. It’s an open doorway to the…

This piece is an excerpt from Paulo Coelho’s “Stories for Parents, Children and Grandchildren” and it’s definitely one of my favorites! Great comfort for when things don’t go the way you might want them to, and also a good reminder about being thankful for whatever good comes your…

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