Three Unscripted Warriors (Part III)

A little bit of Sabr can bring you a long way! The final part (finally!) in the 3-part series of ordinary women whose battles have caught my attention and taught me so much in the last few months.

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An Internal Debate

"The darkest places in Hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis." - Dante Aleghieri Before I begin, let me ask you a question. Or questions, for that matter. Do you believe in neutrality? Or, is it communality that you believe in? Do you prefer to remain on neutral…

Know that you’re loved, Baji!

'Baji' : A word used as a mark of respect and endearment for an elder sister in the Indian subcontinent. Variations include 'Aapi', 'Didi' etc. Can be confused with 'Bhaji', a dish of fried vegetable(s) which is cooked-until-soft with lots of spices in it.   Hey, everyone! How have you been? I just finished with…

‘Ruth’: A Tribute┬á

My tribute to Ruth, a revolutionary novel of the nineteenth century, written by the English novelist, Elizabeth Gaskell. Ruth is the story of an orphan named Ruth, a pretty, poor 16 year old who, unknowingly, gets into a passionate affair with a rich, young man, who is captivated by her beauty for a very short while and then leaves the girl to fend for herself with a child on the way.