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Notes: You Can Shake on It

A very important part of introducing yourself  in our culture is the handshake. Done well, it endears you to the person you have just met. Done poorly, it can make you or your new acquaintance uncomfortable. 126 more words


Rules for Life #38 Respect.

The ‘do unto others’ statement should be a moral code for all of us, but in my experience it is too often ignored and instead the Me Me Me and more Me mentality prevails in the social winds! 462 more words

Reflections On Life

Take Care

When someone tells you, "I'm lonely," don't dismiss it and don't tell her, "If you have God, you shouldn't feel lonely."

Because if human beings don't need each other, Allah wouldn't have taught us to be kind to our parents, Prophet Muhammad SAW wouldn't have told us that "the best of men is the one who is kind to his wife," and the Islam wouldn't have told us to be kind to our neighbours. 255 more words

And So They Say...

Train Up A Child In the Way He Should Go...

Little Judah was already tired. He’s just three years old and he had this long, unwavering patience not found in most children. Lans had to tag the little boy with us because she was his babysitter for the day. 868 more words

From The Inkload

Gossip, Assumptions, & Minding Our Business

“There is no good in much of their private conversation, except for those who enjoin charity or that which is right or conciliation between people.” (Quran 4:114) 295 more words


we hold the door

we hold the door
for older people
memories of Mom

Ellen Grace Olinger


Safari Etiquette

As all of you who read my blog will know, I’ve got a holiday coming up. And by coming up, I mean I fly out on Thursday night. 1,543 more words

Penguin Thoughts