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My Book Review: The Pursuit of Emma

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Salam dear friends,

It’s been a while since I shared with you any of my books reviews.. Today, I have a beautiful book to share with you 🙂

My book for today is The Pursuit of Emma written by Chris Doherty.

It is the story Tom Sharpe whose world turned upside down when he wakes up one day not finding his “wife”. He tries to discover what exactly happens, and more secrets keep on showing up. He finds out that the life he used to live, and the things he used to believe on are not a complete reality. He decides to start his journey of the pursuit of the love of his life, Emma.

I really enjoyed reading this novel. I loved the way Tom changes, though I can’t understand how he can just forgive her, save her ( like really save her) , and live with her. He changes from being a crying baby to a fighter, and a doer. I also liked  the way the writer represents the whole story, and the twists of the plot, very clever. When you start reading the novel, you don’t expect those things to happen, and to the story to develops that way.

This a  great novel filled with suspense.  I don’t want to talk about the details, but I really want you to read it; trust me, you’ll love it. The ending is so….. No need to say more.. Go and read it now 😀

Funny thing, while reading this I dreamed that I’m part of the whole life of Tom an Emma: scary and funny at the same time, right?? ❤

A snapshot 🙂 

A quote that I loved, really loved ❤

Talk to you soon insha’ALLAH 🙂

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Sarah Kay… A poet and more…

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Salam dear friends,

The past Sunday was the International Women’s Day, and I thought of sharing with you some of the brilliant women that you need to know about 🙂

One of these women is a young lady who inspires me in every possible way and I just love her.. I’m talking about the talented: Sarah Kay 🙂

It’s been weeks since I last watched her videos.. My friend reminds me of her today, and I thought I need to share with you and you need to watch her and know her 😉

I first found out about her 2 or 3 years ago, and looking into her bio, I have a lot of things in common with her.. I love that 🙂

To give more information about her, I took this from her Facebook page, and it’s lovely:

Sarah Kay is a New Yorker. a poetry writer and reader. a spoken word poetry teacher. the founder and co-director of Project V.O.I.C.E. with Phil Kaye. a witty banter enthusiast. a postcard lover. a documentary filmmaker. a foodie. a playwright. a singer. a songwriter. a photographer. a best-selling author of the book B. an editor for Write Bloody Publishing. a Gemini. a mediocre driver at best. a musical theater geek. a smoothie expert. the daughter of a Taoist mother and a Brooklynese father. a hapa. less cool than her little brother. an alum of the United Nations International School. an alum of Brown University. an alum of Brown University Graduate School’s Masters Program in the Art of Teaching Secondary English. a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Grinnell College.

Her talks and spoken words are just mind changing 🙂

I want to share with you some of my favorite videos of her.. Enjoy and share ❤

An Origin Story

A LOVE LETTER

This may be the first video I saw of her 😉

Worst Poetry

Or it may be this one 😉

If I should have a daughter

When Love Arrives

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And More… 

And no matter how many land mines erupt in a minute, be sure your mind lands on the beauty of this funny place called life.

To My Dear Friend…

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Salam dear friends,

I have this friend that keeps on believing that he’s not good enough, that he’s not smart enough, and that no one really care about him. You my dear friend needs to stop doing that 🙂

In fact, if any one of you think in the same way, you need to change that NOW.

If you don’t care about yourself, no one will.. Believe me 🙂

So… Here are 10 simple things to do so to change that… Enjoy 😉

Know and Believe that You are a BEAUTIFUL human being 🙂

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I’m glad I was able to catch this moment 🙂

Accept who you are, and love yourself

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Listen to your inner voice

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Forgiving your past

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Respect yourself

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Take care of yourself

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Love others.. It’s important 🙂

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Live in appreciation 😉

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Expand your interests

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Talk yourself happy and be POSITIVE

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Change is good… Loving yourself is even better 😉 😉 😉

Talk to you soon Insha’ALLAH 🙂

My Quote of the Day

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Salam dear friends,

It’s been awhile since I shared with you my own quotes… The quotes that I share are products of moments of reflections and thinking.

Hope you’ll like this one 😀

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Marrakesh: the city where I belong…

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Salam dear friends, Marrakesh, the city of love, simplicity, and joy… I thought of sharing with you some of the things that I love about this city, my city 😉 These pictures that I took a while ago represent some ( just some) of the things that makes Marrakesh so lovely and beautiful 😉

The PEOPLE 😀

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The City

With its different parts. Each part has an impact on the people living in it.

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This 🙂 🙂 🙂

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And of course…. This 😉

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And,  I think you’ll love this one ❤

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That’s it for now… You can add more things to this list in the comments 🙂

Talk to you soon Insha’ALLAH 🙂

Book review : My Life “Hayati”

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Salam dear friends,

Today, I’m going to talk about an Arabic book called Hayati: حياتي, which means “My life”.

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The book is written by the Egyptian historian and writer Ahmed Amin, who is one of the most brilliant writers of his time. Hayati is The autobiography of the writer himself. In this book, he tell us the story of his life, and even some parts of the life of his parents, friends and family.

When you read this amazing book, you will feel and live all the events that the writer tells us about.He describes Egypt and some countries that he visited. he also shows us the problems that he had and how he found solutions. What I liked more is that he describes himself in a beautiful way, which make us feel very close to him… 🙂

The story is about two different persons who are very similar: Amin, the young boy, the son, the innocent child who tries to learn more about life; and than there is: Amin, the adult, the father, the teacher who make us learn more about life. The book has a positive energy; it spreads beautiful positive thoughts 🙂

If I said that this book is a teacher itself, I won’t be lying. It’s a beautiful book that teaches us how a Man can survive, even if he faced a lot of troubles. It gives a strong message: You can be great, if you really insist.

When I was reading the book, I kept on thinking that maybe we complain a lot; I won’t use the ” maybe”, because we do complain a lot about everything. When you read the book, you keep on listening a voice that keeps on saying: STOP it, Stop complaining, people are facing much serious troubles than you do, and they still keep on living, and making a change, why don’t you ?? Stop it.

This book made me smile,laugh,cry, and most of all: it made think and learn… 😀 I really loved this book… When you’ll read it, you will live a journey that you wish it has no end. You will understand a lot of things about life just by reading it 🙂

A book that you need to read … 😉

Talk to you soon Insha’ALLAH 🙂