The 5 characteristics I love most about Bedouin Arabs

#1: They are spontaneous. #2: They have a mischievous sense of humour. #3: They are generous. #4: They are remarkably tolerant. #5: They don’t hold a grudge.

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Hope lives in the choices we make

This BBC article gives me hope because is illustrates that individuals can make ethical choices even when their culture or society has a different way, even at great risk to their own self, and that through these individuals greater social change can happen.

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First Rain

As a Brit rain is not something I naturally get excited about. Cold, wet, grey and inconvenient. However, since living in the desert I have a new appreciation for it.

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First trip to the sea

Bismillah Rahman ar-Raheem. I don’t remember the first time I went to the sea. My parents and I travelled a lot when I was little and I don’t think they would remember that first moment either. In the summer we went on a little family outing to the seaside, and Insha’Allah I will not forget it. […]

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