Coffee and Book – Life is Good

Elizabeth Strout’s third book is out and its part of our book club’s 2017 list. I consider myself very fortunate to be part of Plano Library’s book club which has tremendously enriched my life over the last 5 years, introducing me to great books, wonderful authors, and endearing friendships. Yes, books do bring us together. I finished this book overnight (which is quite rare for … Continue reading Coffee and Book – Life is Good

My Urdu Poem and its English Translation

Today I present my nazm “Khud Aagahi” and its English translation “Self Realization”. Translation : Self Realization The sun shines upon the earth only for me Full moon shines so bright only for me Every droplet of rain falls in my name Flowers bloom and perfume only for me ***** Singers chant their melodies only for me Painters paint their colors only for me I … Continue reading My Urdu Poem and its English Translation

Pursuit of Happiness

  Pursuit of Happiness comes after just Life and Liberty in the American declaration of Independence dated as far back as 1776. So naturally because of its high importance there is this $10 billion strong self-help books and media industry to support this pursuit. People read self-help books about any and all topics. Be it the Chicken soup for soul series or Living a purposeful life duo. … Continue reading Pursuit of Happiness