I’ve recently started following Cory Allen on Twitter. I haven’t read his book yet but his writing resonates with me, which I why I decided to share a quote from him as a #SundaySentence. You Did Your Time Leave behind what no longer feels right. You did your time with that part of yourself, learned […]
I’ve been thinking about the things we keep. When a friend came to know that one of the pet names my Dad called me was ‘Cinnamon’, she decided to call me ‘Cardamom’! When my birthday came around, she gave me a card. I’m sure it’s still around somewhere among a pile of cards and letters […]
Yesterday brought news of an elderly man beaten to death by the husband of a politician. According to the murderer, his victim couldn’t produce an identity and was suspected to be a Muslim. This was horrendous on every level. I made me think of the song, ‘What The World Needs Now Is Love Sweet Love‘. […]
Expectations – how they weigh us down! We, women seem to suffer the weight of them even more. Do you agree? This week’s #SundaySentence is a quote from one of my favourite authors. “Women most often experience shame as a web of layered, conflicting, and competing social-community expectations. The expectations dictate who we should be, […]
What is a stereotype? The Oxford dictionary describes it as : Stereotype: A widely held but fixed over simplified image or idea of a particular person We all hold stereotypes of others. In snap judgements we decide whether someone is beautiful, handsome, evil, kind, based on our stereotyping of what these qualities look like on […]
A mother comes in various forms. Today’s image and #SundaySentence pays homage to childless mothers! “A mother isn’t the person who births you; it’s the person who rears you and shows you love.”― Raquel Cepeda, Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina Wishing all mothers a Happy Mother’s Day! #SundaySentence: One image. One sentence. Every Sunday.