You start seeing home with new appreciative eyes. The things you took for granted now mean so much more to you and you start seeing the immense value in the little things.
It hurt her to know that she was responsible for the dimness of your smile; to witness the warmth of your smile become frozen by the words she uttered that day.
These strong women will change how you see Islam.
Maybe I’m wrong. Maybe I’m reading too much into it. But you still gotta wonder wtf the intentions are.
The great residual effect of 9/11, if you aren’t old enough to vote or buy cigarettes at the moment? “Murica.” Yes, that’s what 9/11 means to today’s kids. Not terror. Not tragedy. Not the loss of safety. It means “that weird point in time before social media where everybody liked Chuck Norris.”
Maybe you thought my “No” meant, “Of course go right ahead, I’m playing hard to get.”
You risk getting your feelings brought to an unexplainable, enjoyable height, just be let down again and again. Music doesn’t do that to you. I promise.
Chef: Has great weed. Has even better munchies.
Say key words like “friend,” “sister,” words that say that you do care for her, but not in a romantic way.
There’s nothing better than the warm embrace of belonging — that feeling you get when you’re part of something you love or believe in.