Love thy neighbor, yes, it's really not that hard. In the aftermath of what has been going on in the world, I’m finding more and more moments of . . .
Everyday Essays & Thoughts
So I’ve been thinking . . . about love again and hate. There’s a lot of hate out there—we see it in the constant stream of news and social media.
Indecision is not a pretty thing. Hey, I get it, we all have our moments. But I’ve got a pet peeve about the “maybe” RSVPs. What’s with those?
Today I read something that not only inspired me but changed me. As a Turkish-American non-practicing Muslim, I have been silent for too long. I can no longer be silent.
So I’ve been thinking . . . about simple things that make me happy, you know, those little things that make you make smile at random. And in a moment, you are happy.
Mother Teresa’s quote has been running through my mind a lot these days. Do I spread love wherever I go? And how would I do that? What does it look like? Do people come to me leaving happier? When I really thought about it, I couldn’t say that was the case.
My Monday Morning posts are where I share things, quotes, talks, videos, events, and photos that inspire me. (Not a bad way to start the week.)
So I’ve been thinking . . . about love. Not romantic love but love in general. Specifically, I’ve been thinking about ways to spread love. How can I infuse love into the world?
In spite of all going on in the world, there is good. With all the stories of hate and negativity streaming on the news and in social media, I look for stories of hope, courage, and love.