Hello Canada!

I am now in Calgary building my website/blog. Hurray! Through this blog I would like to connect and share with everyone the experiences and challenges I faced as a woman coming from Saudi Arabia who is now living in Canada. Anything I write here is my personal opinion. At times, I may quote from people

Is it Minimalism…Or not?!!!

  I was out for a dinner with a couple of my girl friends and the subject of Minimalisim came up in the conversation. One of the girls (I will call her M) was advocating for it and I was supporting her perspective on Minimalism, the other girl (I will call her R) was against

My journey with God: Episode 2

The moment of Ahaa! I spoke in the last episode how I used to see God as Vengeful, Punitive, and Despising among other mean traits. This idea about God came from the teachings of Islam today, where anything and everything we do is a sin without salvation, and from the interpretation of Qur’an by the

My journey with God: Episode 1

The Islam of today: The Islam of today didn’t bring anything good into my life. I only had misery, guilt and fear to live with for a long time. I hated Islam and the Muslim’s God. I only saw him as Vengeful, Denying, Punitive, Disdainful, Condemning, Vindictive and Despising God who has been torturing me,

Levels of Conciousness

  One of the most enlightening and helpful books I read were written by Dr. David Hawkins (some of which mentioned in interesting reads). The most amazing finding he has in my opinion was the levels or map of consciousness   What I like about it most is how accurate the description of emotions attached

The Reason…

  I love this song by Hoobastank. The words speak from and to my heart. I find it amazing to have a reason to make us decide to change to be better us. I find it amazing that no matter how hard we find life is, how hard people try to put us down, how

Forgiveness…

  I was having dinner with one of my dearest friends today. We were discussing several things and the atmosphere was nice, until he mentioned something and the atmosphere became heavy… A while ago, I had a quarrel with that same friend and I stopped communicating with him for a while because I felt very

Go your own way…

I like watching Japanese animation. My favorite anime is One piece. I came a across this song while watching Detective Conan anime (ending 31) and I felt touched by the lyrics and wanted to share them Go your own way- by Yumi Shizukusa  I have already become used to being alone, for if there is a