Breaking up with a Friend: Why It’s the Hardest Breakup of All

It’s silly, but when I was younger I used to have a fridge magnet that summed up my very-picky social life. The writing on it said “Friends Are The Family We Choose For Ourselves”, and I used to smile from ear to ear every time I read those words. My definition of a best friend back then was basically a person I can talk to till sunrise and doesn’t judge me for eating two family-sized chocolate bars on a daily basis!

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If You Want Peace, Quit Fighting!!

If you’re striving to be a peacemaker, you can be sure that God is pouring out His blessing upon you, whether or not those blessings will be seen clearly this side of immortality. As it’s mentioned in Holy Qur’an in Surah Al-Baqrah, “O you, who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient. {2:153}

God wants us to be bridge-builders. He wants us to enter situation and every relationship in a constructive way. I often pray that God will help me do this, I urge you to do the same: God, help me always to seek to build up and not to tear down, to be constructive and never destructive.

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