I learned in life

I learned in life

That grief and happiness can coexist, back to back, next to each other. One can take over for moments, days or months but eventually they can coexist. There is no betrayal to either. That each of us has a blind spot. Something we do not see in ourselves, but others...
Amnah Aleid edSeed student’s share her thought on love

Amnah Aleid edSeed student’s share her thought on love

thought on love: It is Valentine’s Day. On this day we celebrate love in all shapes and forms: love towards family members, friends, colleagues, and children. We celebrate our love of life and show that we are determined to triumph over hardship. I found no...
The Jester Who lost Her Jingle and Went on to Paint Rainbows

The Jester Who lost Her Jingle and Went on to Paint Rainbows

I received a book in the mail: The Jester Has Lost His Jingle. The box had no sender. It was a children’s book… I sat down to read it. It did not take me long to find out who sent it: my dear friend Rama Chakaki.The books we like define us. This is how the story...
NuDay Syria:  Your Candle Loses Nothing by Lighting Another

NuDay Syria: Your Candle Loses Nothing by Lighting Another

Syrian expats have been devastated by the misery that continues to befall their compatriots. I searched for organizations that were credible and have enough integrity to be trusted with providing help on the ground. Nawara, Rama Chakaki’s sister, referred me to...