Day 2 / 365
Patience is a virtue that needs lots of practice. I encountered a situation today that really tested mine. This enraged me. I realised anger will not resolve the conflict. And, it’s better to remain silent and walk away from the situation. That is exactly what I did. I walked away.
Day 2 of #100DaysToOffload
I’m embarking on a new project. It’s very simple. Post one B&W photo a day along with a reflection of that day. The reason for this project is that I learned today one of our family friend's sons has passed away. He is younger than me by more than a decade. Lately, I have been hearing plenty of sad news around me. This has made me grateful for our limited time in this world.
If there's one thing you can do today, then kiss your loved one and tell them they mean the world to you because they do.
Day 1 of #100DaysToOffload
One of the most compelling encounters in They takes place when Manzoor meets Gary Jones, editor of the Daily Express, who, when appointed to the role, made the decision to stop running the Islamophobic headlines for which the newspaper had become notorious. (“Muslim Plot to Kill Pope” and “Muslims Tell British: Go to hell!”, to name just two). “I went into my first news conference,” Jones tells Manzoor, “and said, ‘Look, I know none of you in the room are going to say you’re racist, but we’re not going to publish this stuff again because it’s fundamentally wrong.’” Manzoor notes that “something that was so toxic could be changed overnight by one person’s decision-making and the circulation didn’t change at all.”
A new blog on thoughts, musings, ponderings and learnings.
The world needs people who can think.
Thinking is what separates us from animals. However, very few use this invaluable gift.
I look forward to sharing my thinking out loud here. I also encourage everyone to think and share their thoughts.
Think, Share, Change!