Sharing Is Caring Series

        Picker Upper (Inspiration): The Last Sermon

        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 heavenly chamber where gratitude, asking for forgiveness, …

          Picker Upper (Inspiration): Life’s Other Meanings

          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 way without being too attached. Enjoy! — …

                        The Water Chronicles: Calabash Tears (Part 1)

                        [Something I’ve been working on. I intended to use it for something else, but I feel like I’d rather share it with you guys! Everything in it’s own time. Dedicated to YOWLI 08ers! Thoughts appreciated. Enjoy!!] — Amsatou detested it. Not the weight of the aluminum bucket on her head after it was filled, or …

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