It’s not easy to give up on one’s thoughts. Especially if something is haunting you and coming back to you in forms of dreams, daunting thoughts and much more. There comes a time in everybody’s life that they require to acquire the standards to stand steadfast in the face of life telling it to
“piss off“; cause no matter how much it scares them, not thinking about it leave about even deadly scars beneath their skin. Life and love goes parallel to each other. Most of the times, the junctions for both of the journeys might be the same yet one decision can lead to drastic changes in the course of journey you’ve been planning ahead since a long time. My life is no different. It brought me up on a platform, where I had to choose. Choice is a crucial word – it’s a war. It either destroys or builds up the future in one second – as easy as blinking yet consequences come with a great price. That makes me go back to think why Robert Frost chose the path ‘less travelled by’. He knew his sense of choice would matter; it would change what he wanted and needed in his future life.
Not that this is the first time that I had to choose. I am 19, I have made many choices until now but I don’t regret any. Instead, we all make many choices on daily basis, don’t we? Not every choice I made had led to what I desired, yet I don’t regret cause in one way or the other, they have taught me the lesson of “life”. Everything you desire is not exactly what you need but Almighty knows better how needs are required to be fulfilled before your wants and desires or the other times it is just that everything doesn’t come the easy way. Life is all about challenges, isn’t it? On the dark morning of October 1st, 2013; I knew what was to last for no longer within me. A part of me that will be taken away forever and may be this time I could regret given how my future has been framed by my destiny. I believe in changing the destiny with one’s actions and good will but there are times when you stand helpless against the massive blow of Nature. This time, I adored what I have been bestowed with but regardless how much I loved and adored for being chosen for the blessing, I couldn’t keep it – I had to choose; a choice to deny the happiness for the sake of fear. This time, it wasn’t solely my choice, another being was involved with me and that being’s choices substantially made a difference. However, I would never blame the choices made by that being. Our decisions were mutual; I let go of my happiness with my very own hands because of the fear element dominating the situation – it was my choice to honor the way I have lived my life until now.
Life is short, love living it and let all the odds be in your favor! Have a good productive day!
duty,, honor, morality, love …. all adult choices. What we choose makes us who we are.
Gotcha (Smiling) Life’s so complicated yet so appealing, isn’t it?
Anyway, how you doing?
life is a complicated oyster — never stop looking for the pearls 🙂
Oh, I wont. Sometimes (co-incidentally), is there any way that pearls find their way to me themselves? (Mischievously grinning)
yes there – and those that love you will discover them to their delight 🙂
What a treat! Cheers (Excited and motivated)
With love & warmth,
cheers — how’s your accent doing ? 🙂
I enjoy being called a yankee here and there – almost everyday on the campus (Laughing)
you are one ( honary at least 🙂 )
Awww… you just made my day! Stay blessed!
With lots of love,
so when people ask where you are from, you can add “and Chicago” at the end 🙂
Haha, certainly. Whenever you visit England, “do not” forget to be my guest.
I am glad you are choosing to post again. 🙂
I am thrilled that you still choose to look out for my material and read it. Thank you.
We all touch one another in some way. I remember how kind you were when I first started blogging.
Hope all is well with you. 🙂
Yeah, I remember reading your very first post, full of joy and enthusiasm .. you have made me smile many times 🙂
Well, a very thoughtful post. Should I be worried about you.?. I don’t think so.. you’re a big girl and I know you must have made the best choice. All the best for whatever it is. Keep smiling! 🙂
Aw, thank you so very much. I am a big girl but bound to make mistakes, isn’t that one of the ways to learn : to learn to be liable for your very own actions. I think I am growing up – in a different way now. I see world from different eyes but the problem is my eyes still can be decieved and betrayed – way too easily. Wish me luck and always remeber me in your prayers!
Everyone make mistakes but not all learn from them. Try not to repeat the old ones.
and about prayers.? I don’t pray but you’re always remembered. Wish you good luck.
I can only try, well you are always in my prayers just so you know (Smiling)
Take care and have a great life!
You’re such a sweetheart! Thank you 🙂
Aww.. am I? (batting lashes) [Laughing]
Sarcastic laugh or natural? 😛
You can make that out, I am sure – cant you?
Are you sure.. I can make that out accurately?
Yes, you can – you know that, dont you?
Btw, happy diwali (probably, I am late)
PS– I seriously do not know at times how to contact you…
Thank you for the wishes Dear!
I’m not sure if I can make out anything accurately.
You can drop me an email or a message on Skype.. I am there quite often. 😉
Fair enough, but these things require a lot of effort, I am a lazy bum! lol
Anything more instant?
Just blow a kiss in the air.. it’ll reach me 😉
hey thanks for visiting my blog.
Currently I’m raising funds for a possible travelogue and maybe you could help me out?
Mind reblogging the post of mine to reach more audience, or even dropping in a penny or two?
I would be extremely grateful.
P.S. Here’s the link http://www.gofundme.com/4yfowk
I’ll see what I can do about it! Cheers!
Nice to “see” you here again.
Aww.. I am always thrilled with the warmth I receive in here from people like you.. stay blessed.
Naima, hugs and blessings my sister…it is so nice to read your post and its message….just your presence has left me smiling. Have a wonderful day tomorrow, and may gods blessings continue to surround you allways
Thank you Wendell, it is a pleasure to be around you and receive all the blessings and prayers. Thank you very much for everything. You have a wonderful day, today, tomorrow and everyday! Take care!
With love for you and your family,
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Each choice you make in life. Whether with positive or negative results is a learning step. As the years add up you will learn many lessons.
I agree and appreciate for you to find the time to read and comment. Hope you are doing good.
Nemo when u hitting back to karachi ??
You stalking me? lol (Mr. G) Like I don’t know?… (lol)
I was back in summer and now back in UK.. I can’t seriously believe you still read whenever I post – anyway, how is your married life?? Enjoying?? Send me the pictures on my email of your wedding or even a better news (A new guest) . Take care and stay blessed. Regards to aunty, ask her to remember me in her prayers.
“Think a thousand times before making a decision, and once you make it, stand by it as one man” – Quaid e Azam Jinnah Poonja
I remember you telling me that, more than once on several occasions.
It’s good that you chose to post again :).
Awwww B… Thank you..
Marriage? we divorced in January ! Its almost a year back now….and u probably dont know I was attacked with a hammer in pearl continental hotel, do you? and you also dont know i joined a multinational financial corporation as Risk Analyst more than a year back? and yes I have been around for a very long time… both facebook n this blog…….
That;s why you show up as “stalker” ? Anyway, I am sorry about the divorce and good luck with your life. Seems like you are doing really good.
and rukhsati nahi hui thi….we broke up a day before our mehndi 🙂
I am really sorry.
good??? hahaha…more then you can imagine 😉
and next time when you hit karachi…please have sum courtesy to contact old friends…..Peace Out…….
I sure will 🙂
Whenever I go through Naima Arif’s posts, it always assures something new to be read about and it strikes my mind in one or the other way. It might be even a single sentence from the whole content, but the feeling I get it will be so unique. I really mean it!! 🙂 🙂
Had a nice read here, Coelho lover. Have a good time there. Cheers, Buddy gal. 🙂 🙂