Depression is not…

I saw an illustration this morning that showed a man walking with a heavy shadow weighing him down. From one tile to the next the shadow grew bigger and more daunting until eventually it got inside him turning the inside of his body into a dark cave, with a little figure of him sitting helplessly…

Sadness is…

Sadness is that moment when you gently lift your cup to your lip to¬†savour that last sip of honey-sweetend Earl Grey tea only to discover that your cup is empty. :’(

That Last Fateful Encounter

I’m suddenly reminded of her again. The gentle ticking of her heart and her husky soft voice. Yes, the ticking of her heart. I knew it so well by then, and I missed it for a long time before that, the way I miss it now. Her infectious smile always remained infectious. Even through the…

O Allah , I seek refuge in you from grief and sadness, from weakness and from laziness, from miserliness and from cowardice, from being overcome by debt and overpowered by men (i .e . others).

palestiiinee: Habibi ;( Suddenly puts my problems into perspective.   (Source: http://redsurge.tumblr.com)

The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will turn sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly kind companion; and so let all young persons take their choice. William Makepeace Thackeray (via thelittlephilosopher) Simple…