If there is one thing I have learned about the sense of utter desolation at the end of love, this is it: it is never about that one person. It is rarely even about anyone else. If you feel empty it is not because someone has left you. It is because you have left you.
It’s Nourooz today. Spring equinox. It heralds new beginnings. Second chances. Hundredth chances. A way to begin again no matter how many times or how badly you’ve screwed up. With all things that begin anew, there is first need to clear space by removing that which no longer serves your purpose. Clear clutter- real and […]
“Not everything is about you,” I used to say to her, indignant at her unfailing ability to make the world revolve around her as the center. And who knew it then, that in the midst of my self-preservative defense, I spoke the truth. Desire, you know, is a funny thing. You think it is all about […]
The infinite power of the Universe functions on the simple principle of cause and effect. Every action, equal and opposite reaction etc. And so it goes that what you sow, so shall you reap. What you give, comes back to you, and what you ask for you shall receive. […]
If there ever were anything like a pagan Muslim, that might have been a fair description of me and my faith. Rooted in belief, my Islam is an eccentric and many would argue, an unorthodox practice. It matters little. Faith is a matter more personal than sex or the affair you are currently having with […]