The Purpose of my Life

There’s a longing in our hearts that takes us to places. It takes us to our dreams. Somehow, someday, our heart rips through our thoughts, our mind and stands out in a way that’s impossible to avoid. Because quite honestly, it’s been quiet for way too long. We have been ignoring it for way too long. The heart guides us to our purpose – the reason we were brought into this world. There’s a power in our heart that cannot be defied; it shakes us to our very core, hitting our thoughts like hail hitting the trees and shedding them…

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Flowery Fridays – Nobody sees a flower really

Today I want to share one of my favourite poems with you. I found it at the Botanical Garden in Edmonton two years ago. It connects the two most beautiful things in my life – flowers and friends. My flowers from the last Flowery Friday bloomed slowly each day and are now almost dried out. I can’t wait to buy a new bouquet next week! Enjoy! Nobody sees a flower – really It is so small it takes time We haven’t time And to SEE takes times, Like having a friend takes time. – from ‘One Hundred Flowers’ Keep smiling…

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Welcome to IshKishMish.com! :)

Hi all, This awesome day is finally here!! I am now the owner of my very own website, ishkishmish.com!! :DDD I have been wanting to acquire ishkishmish.com for a long time but I had been delaying it as much as possible because I knew it would involve a lot of work. Finally, this weekend I took the time to buy my domain and hosting space and started the migration. Even though I am nowhere near done everything I want to do on my new site, I have at least recreated the basic structure I had on wordpress.com. I cannot begin to imagine…

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It was not always all smiles

Yes. This was the unfortunate truth of life. It was not always possible to be a smiley face. It was also not always possible to be a sad face either. Two months ago, I started questioning some things. If I am really considered “lucky” (as per my life horoscope), how is being sick lucky at all? Why were terrible things happening to me all over again? Why did I, at a very young age, always had to deal with stupid health problems that even doctors could never figure out the causes of? Why was I a victim of all of…

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Flowery Fridays: Let’s go farther than the sky

During the winter, I haven’t been buying flowers very much because they have been dying too quickly due to the lack of sunlight. Last week, I went to get grocery and was waiting until I had picked up all the food to pick up the flowers. As I was making the payment, I realized I had forgotten to pick up the flowers :(. I paid for all the food and then went back into the store to get flowers. For some reason, there weren’t any beautiful ones. Most of them had wilted and were near death. After so much disappointment,…

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Right Here In My Heart

It’s been a while since I posted any photos. The camera in my new phone (16MP) is way way better than my old iPod (1.3MP) but I still seem to keep reaching for the iPod to take a picture. I guess it reminds me of what’s real in a photo. I must never forget what’s real no matter however many awesome cameras I move onto in the future. What’s real… is the heart of a person. Here’s a glove-off, glove-on photo taken on my way home from work today. It’s been extremely cold here this week and the “real feel” temperatures reached…

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[Jan 5] What made me smile during the holidays?

Date: Jan 5, 2015 Introduction “The Smile Project” is about focusing on the happy things in life and making the effort to record and remember them. By the end of this project, I hope to have a huge list of things that made me smile at some point in life. You can join as well. 🙂 My Bouquet of Smiles for Today:  1) Being home: Being home and just being home in this cold and eating awesome food made me happy. 2) The Random Dances: It is a tradition in our family to dance on any occasion that we can get together on…

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Happy New Year 2015!

Yo yo yo yeah!!! Currently, it is 12:01am in Saskatoon, SK, Canada, and the New Year Countdown on my website sidebar is now at 0 days. It is officially 2015! Happy New Year everyone!! May the new year bring you lots of happiness and joy. Today, I began my day by dancing to a very old hindi song that was specially released for the new beginnings in the millennium and just couldn’t stop laughing at the introduction of the song. I am very excited that the new year is finally here. New year means new beginnings and new beginnings mean…

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[Dec 22] What made me smile today?

Date: Dec 22, 2014 Introduction “The Smile Project” is about focusing on the happy things in life and making the effort to record and remember them. By the end of this project, I hope to have a huge list of things that made me smile at some point in life. You can join as well. 🙂 My Bouquet of Smiles for Today:  1) The Making of Pita Bread: What a joy it is to make something new in the kitchen :D. Since I have been addicted to Pita bread recently, I thought I’d try making it myself. So finally after letting the dough rise…

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[Dec 19] What made me smile today?

Date: Dec 19, 2014 Introduction “The Smile Project” is about focusing on the happy things in life and making the effort to record and remember them. By the end of this project, I hope to have a huge list of things that made me smile at some point in life. You can join as well. 🙂 My Bouquet of Smiles for Today:  1) The Winter Leaves: It was so hard to get out of bed today. For some reason, even though I fell asleep on time, I felt very tired in the morning. I wished it was Saturday so I wouldn’t have to…

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