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Dishonesty, the destroyer

The profundity of the verse from the Qur'an that says that if you are grateful, Allah will increase you, resonates strongly through every theme of life.It is through gratitude that good is created, harm is kept at bay, and we are connected to what feeds our soul.Therefore, what destroys good must be the opposite of …

The shame within

You know that awkwardness that you feel when someone says something that you know is right but you're not ready to hear it?Or when a sincere advisor or significant other points out something you're doing that isn't helpful or good for you, and you get defensive about it?Those are hints at the shame with which …

But is it abuse?

If the widespread belief that silent treatment is emotional abuse is to be accepted, then we must also consider the form of abuse that its counter behaviour imposes.Silent treatment is not an assault on the senses and it doesn't demand a response. The impact on the recipient of silent treatment is therefore dependent on what …