Author Archives: Reema

We Don’t Forget… A letter to my rapist

IT HAS BEEN… -It has been 9,635 days since you raped me. -It has been 9, 635 days since you violently took my virginity from me.   -It has been 9,635 of my dealing with the repercussions of your evil … Continue reading

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His Favorite- Explained

Jesus Loves YOU… But… I am His favourite!  I love this line.  I wish I could take credit for it!  It speaks to me.  I know Jesus loves you.  Yet I am His favourite.  The truth is this has gotten … Continue reading

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Flying High…

Over the years I have always been afraid to try new things for the simple fear of failing or being made fun of.  Ok, yes a lot of these fears are from my school days yet that fear of failure … Continue reading

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24 And Counting…

Today, July 3 is the day Sanj and I said,”I do” 24 years ago!  I am not sure Sanj really knew what he was getting into when he said those fateful words, well I am actually 100% sure he did … Continue reading

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Til Death Do Us Part…

When Sanj and I said our vows some 23 years ago, we had traditional vows.  I could not imagine writing my own vows and then verbalizing them in front of a mass of people.  I would have, for sure made … Continue reading

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#Suicidesucks… #SometimesLifeDoesToo

This week there was so much in the news about suicide in light of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.  I suppose it is shocking to many of us considering that they seemed to have everything as judged by society.  I … Continue reading

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Tyler Graduate…

Today my Tyler (kid#2) is graduating with his Business degree!  This child of mine has been a joy to his father and I and we are so proud of him and the man he is becoming.  I have forever been … Continue reading

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Missing Ammama…

My mom was well known for her talented cooking skills.  She did not use recipes or measurements and could make anything taste great.  We grew up loving spinach, okra, fish, Brussels sprouts, liver (I never knew it was liver)… and … Continue reading

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I Heard Him…

If you follow me, you know that this passion is about sexual assault, the #metoo movement, #churchtoo #pastoralabuse.  I am grateful that God has given me strength to speak up about this issue and to be a voice for many … Continue reading

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Happy Nurses Week

My mom told me from a very young age that the nursing profession was one that I should never consider.  I am not the kind that handles any bodily pieces or liquids that are not attached or exiting ones body … Continue reading

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My Own Grizzly Adams!!!

Over the last year, it seems that beards are in.  I should rephrase that, not the low trim or couple of days growth but the Grizzly Adams kind of look!  We used to love watching Grizzly Adams.  His look was … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge A Book By His Cover

I have had a couple of crazy moments in the last couple of weeks where God has been showing me His presence.  The truth be told, sometimes I think He’s been waving me down to grab my attention.  I had … Continue reading

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Different

I am such a quirky person. I am weird. I am unique. I am truly different. Now if you are just meeting me for the first time, depending on the environment, you may find me friendly and outgoing.  Or quiet … Continue reading

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Holding On By A Thread

It is Saturday evening and it has been that kinda day that you want to put a log in the fire place, stay in your pyjama and get lost in a good book.  It is mid April and this weekend … Continue reading

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I Love You ❤️

Today  will be one month since my mom passed. The lessons I learned in that 6 weeks I spent with her are ones that God obviously wanted me to learn.  Others were learned as I talked to friends and realized … Continue reading

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Hands That Loved-My Tribute

As I say goodbye to my mom, I can not help but reflect on the acts of love her precious hands had over my life. I am sure my Mom’s heart felt delight as my infant hand gripped her finger … Continue reading

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Separated…

Separation.  Sanj and I are officially separated.  Who would  have thought?  He has the boys and I have moved indefinitely to Maryland with my mom.  Sigh.  Life is so unpredictable.  After surviving and thriving the breakdown last year, life seemed … Continue reading

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Do You Have A Life Verse?

Do you have a life verse? A life verse is a Bible verse that is special to you. I guess I never knew it was called a life verse but the last months as life seems to come closer to … Continue reading

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1 Year Anniversary #BellLetsTalk

I miss writing.  I love the Facebook  memories as it brings back old posts and usually makes me laugh at the craziness of life with the boys in the younger days.  I wish I could write more of life with … Continue reading

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#MeToo

Harvey Weinstein’s scandal did women a huge favour as I see it. On Sunday, Alyssa Milano asked people to reply #me too if they had been sexual assaulted.  This tweet started a movement that sparked over half a million tweet … Continue reading

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