Living in Egypt for a Year

2010. As soon as I stepped out of the airport, I remember gulping in the ancient air and instantaneously looking around. I absorbed everything in awe: the ground plastered with sand, the exhaust from the traffic of cars swirling up into the bright blue sky, the worn buildings, and copper-colored people rushing back and forthContinue reading “Living in Egypt for a Year”

Steadfastness Is Our Superpower

I often used to wonder why people lost faith until I realized how easy it was to do so.  It’s so easy to fall off the right path. It’s easy to stop doing the right things, indulge and follow our desires. Having the freedom to choose between right or wrong is difficult. I honestly sometimesContinue reading “Steadfastness Is Our Superpower”

Hysterical | Poem

my heart cries, smiles and laughs all at the same time it doesn’t make sense. my mind chooses not to block out the thoughts instead it overworks itself, overthinking being the culprit of it crashing dizziness overtaking me every time. my eyes, searching for a place far more homelier than here where the stars shineContinue reading “Hysterical | Poem”

Rules of Life

I want to live by these four simple rules with hopes that they will enable me to be able to navigate certain situations and be more content with the unpredictable nature of life. There’s nothing wrong with going about things backwards sometimes. Happiness doesn’t always look the same for everyone. You can’t let others convinceContinue reading “Rules of Life”