Something To Live By: DESIDERATA

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, And remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly & clearly; and listen to others, even the dull & ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud & aggressive persons, they are vexations to the spirit. If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain & bitter; for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself. Enjoy … [Read more...]

The ABC’s Of Life

Sometimes you just need to look at a picture to ground you. To remember to be Thankful for all the blessings you have. To remember to be Humble for you are never perfect. To remember to be Patient for others are not like you. Read. Understand. Practice. Inspire. Desire. Aspire. Merry Christmas Everyone. … [Read more...]

Lifetime Opportunities

Most of you will agree that 2011 has been a very challenging year. Economic downturn. Financial crisis. Natural disasters. Lives lost in many industries. Governmental chaos. Political clashes. Should I go on? And with the trials and tribulations of 2011, we all must look in the mirror in the next few weeks and decide how 2012 will pan out. Many of us are arranging our priorities from a financial, personal, physical, academic, professional and mental perspective. Some will dedicate every ounce … [Read more...]

December 13th – What Today Means To Me

Today marks a very special day for all Ismailis across the globe. This day is an auspicious day where we celebrate the birthday of our spiritual leader, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan - the man who has helped the entire community build, grow, aspire, unite and represent the core values of Islam - peace, humility and pluralism. Ismaili.org has eloquently described how December 13th is a momentous day for all Ismailis. Uniting every Ismaili from continent around the globe, to celebrate the … [Read more...]