Tag Archives: Life

Mirrored

Bismillah. He is my top student. He and his partner have aced every single lab report that I’ve handed back with top marks. Lately, he’s been acting out of character. He seems lost, unfocused. He’s misplaced his lab manual. He’s … Continue reading

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He’s not …

“He doesn’t have anger management issues!” Those are the first words she said to me when she told me she got engaged. It’s so sad. I know her father and brother both have anger management issues. We seek in men … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse …

“I overheard him say, he forgives him. He forgives the one who abused him, because it’s Ramadan, and he’s heard a lecture of forgiveness” she tells me quietly. Her head is low, she seems to be avoiding my eyes. She … Continue reading

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Invigilating Exams-A view from the other side

Bismillah. Alright, so this is going to be a lighthearted post 🙂 It’s been too long since I had one of those on this blog. As you all know, I work at an educational institute, a college in Canada. I … Continue reading

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Thought for the day: 22 Oct 2016 — sanctuary5014

When times are hard, remember: via Thought for the day: 22 Oct 2016 — sanctuary5014

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Burdened Soul

The heart: heavy, Eyes: overflowing, Everything broken, Laden with darkness, Streaked with grey, The passing of another day, A blur in time, The heart burdened, But Full of prayers, Prayers: the only way, To unburden the weight, Hoping; hope, I’ll … Continue reading

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No Matter What People Tell You, Words and Ideas Can Change the World – Robin Williams

Words are symbols that carry meaning, form ideas, establish beliefs, and influence behaviors.  Words create thoughts. Thoughts are energy. This energy can lift you up, or it can bring you down. It affects your body, mind, and spirit. The self-talk … Continue reading

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