The fact that “accidentally killed” exists in our vocabulary, shows our state of being.
To wake up in a new light
clearing your minds of last nights sorrows
in itself is a miracle.
Do not make your life a series of checkpoints and checklists,
living for a moment, then forgetting purpose,
Do not map out the maze you live in,
setpoints always waiting for something,
break the walls
and become your own…
Guys, I need your sincere Duas. The engagement party I was attending tonight, the bride and groom got into a car accident and their car was totaled. And they’re currently unconscious in the hospital. Please, please pass this on.
"I used to be 425 lbs. Now I work for a nonprofit that promotes physical activity and nutrition in schools."
"What’s one piece of nutrition advice?"
"Here’s what I tell the kids: ‘If you can’t pronounce the ingredients on the label, you shouldn’t be eating it.’"
Don’t line your smile with malice
Cunning hypocrisy isn’t justice
And your supposed light is just darkness
Stealing from the optimistic
"A few years ago, a young girl clad in burka entered my salon and asked for help. I thought she was a beggar so I told her to leave. But she stayed. Then she revealed her almost completely burnt face to me and said, ‘You are a beautician, right. Can you fix my face?’" Musarrat Misbah recounted.
Misbah, a human rights activist and makeup artist, went on to establish the Smile Again organization, which treats acid attack survivors in 33 Pakistani cities and provides 50 free cosmetic surgeries annually to people who cannot afford it. Many of the beauticians in the Smile Again salon are survivors who are now working to help other women smile again.
Read more via Deutsche Welle.