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Still from the 2006 film "Behind the Mask"                        Still from the 2006 film “Behind the Mask”

Who are you? Where do you come from? And why are you reading this?

 

I often wonder about the people behind these numbers i see in the (more…)

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I do not like the way the word sacrifice is being used these days.

 

I understand that sacrifice is needed sometimes, that it is a necessary evil, that (more…)

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أدخل حلبة النزال، متسلحاً بالصبر والجلد، ولكن أدخلها غصباً عني. فأنا رجلٌ مسالم، و لست محارباً.

أقاتل كما يقاتل الهنود الحمر (more…)

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You need to stop trying to do things. You owe to yourself not to try, but to actually do.

 

There is a big difference between (more…)

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Articles in this category follow the format of a conversation, between myself and another party. If you would like to know more about the origins, please click here. I start the conversation in blue.

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There is a very popular question i have been meaning to ask you…

 

Go ahead.

 

“What is the meaning of life?”

 

And what makes you

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Articles in this category follow the format of a conversation, between myself and another party. If you would like to know more about the origins, please click here. For a change, this is one conversation i did not initiate. I respond in blue.

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Sometimes it is hard for you to come to accept certain things (more…)

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Often, from a quiet corner i observe as life goes by, with people making different decisions that is bound to affect the rest of their lives.

 

It makes me kind of wonder, are these people at all aware about the way their lives will change, with (more…)

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I was watching a documentary the other day, about the huge advancements medicine has made in recent years. And it was rather surprising for me, that one segment focused solely on (more…)

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There is an old saying in Arabic, that goes:
الصَّبرُ مفتاح الفَرَج.
Loosely translated, it means patience is the key to unlock the doors of salvation.

 

But patience alone means nothing, and (more…)

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This article is the final part of a collaboration project between myself and Kendall F. Person. My contribution is in blue.

 

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Why is it, that people react the way they do, in the face of hardship?

 

What is it exactly, that makes them seek the comfort and ease of handing it all over to someone else, rather than deal with it on their own terms, and do it right? Not that there is anything wrong in seeking counsel, but in the end nobody will bear the consequences of your actions but yourself, and as such the decision should be yours, and yours alone.

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