An alternate view of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. (c) Cynically Jaded

My Struggle Continues

I needed this reminder tonight… the72sects: It tires me just thinking about how futile some struggles can be. Many of my struggles fit this description quite well. Seeing all the posts about Muharram, about special occasions, about noted personalities, and scholarly quotes, and admirable leaders…all this sometimes inspires me, but most times it tires me. …

A Few Observations About Muslims

In my time in the workplace, including judging from my sister’s experiences as a real estate agent, I can state without a doubt that we have both been done in by more Muslims than any other religious group. The saddest part is that these Muslims, and there’s far too many of them to even recall,…

diamondofislam replied to your photo: Sunset from a natural rock pool in Cape Town,… Cynicallyjaded. ? where does the cynically? come from? Life experiences mostly…but it’s important to note that I’m cynical about people and not about life. 🙂 And I’m from Johannesburg, South Africa, just in case that’s what you really meant by your question….

Sunset from a natural rock pool in Cape Town, South Africa. (c) Cynically Jaded

Excellence is…caring more than others think is wise; Risking more than others think is safe; Dreaming more than others think is practical. Expecting more than others think is possible. Winston Churchill (via maryamrshad)