Month: September 2014
Not all those who wander…
Surrounded by turquoise oceans teeming with life, I often pondered one of my favorite quotes from J.R.R. Tolkien, “Not all those who wander are lost.” I had sometimes been lost before I had wandered. Ever since I had started exploring the world and myself in the process, I was definitely far from lost.
Adolescence was difficult to say the least. I tried to fit in. But I wasn’t girl enough to be able to connect with other girls and I wasn’t boy enough to be accepted by other boys. So I decided early on to try and find virtue in being a loner. I immersed myself in books, […]
As an adolescent, I was convinced that everything is important. Every move I made, every decision I pondered, every breath I took had to count for something and be a positive or at least a very profound statement. Naturally, I also expected the same from everyone else. Looking back, I can’t help but chuckle and […]
The Quintessential Meaning of Life
Home is all about the people you meet on your journey. It’s the quintessential meaning of life. Additionally to relationships and friendships lasting a lifetime, I am humbled and awed by many encounters along my way. I remember a friend from Bangladesh who still works on the same island in the Maldives he has worked […]