Our Land, Our Home, Our Heart

14 August, huh?

It is almost at our doorsteps. What are you planning to do on this special day? And I am talking about things apart from decorations and fireworks. Yeah, we should celebrate this day. After all, 14 August is our Independence day; a day of love and sacrifice. But I am thinking more along the lines of doing something productive for this land. We should give something back to this land we live on. Don’t you think?

We can start with little things; plant something, throw the trash/waste in the bin, water the ground and along with all of this, be good to our fellowmen. A big number of us already do carry out these acts, but at the same time, a big number of us do not. Can we join our hands on this: work for a better Pakistan?

Millions of people sacrificed their lives to give us the land we now call our home. I think it’s about time we start to own it and treat it like one. 

You know hoisting a flag, or decorating your houses with small ones, once a year, is not enough. It does show our passion and joy we feel for our country. But it mustn’t be restricted to just one day a year. What you say? Agree?

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We stand under this flag as one because

We are PAKISTANIS FOREVER! 

-aak92

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Give a New Look to Your Old Things

I don’t get to upload my art work that often. But I would like to share some of my recent work with you guys (to whoever it may interests).Maybe, because I am a sharing type ;). I will be looking forward to your views or suggestions or whatever is it that you want to say. 

Back to the art work. Its about my laptop (lapi). It is about 7, 8 years old; works pretty well, Alhumdulillah. But its outer look, tells another story or more like told another story. You can say, I am kind of a clumsy person. 😉

My family was thinking of buying me a new one when I will start with my studies again but I gave it some thought and came to this decision that I don’t need a new lapi. It is working pretty good so far, there was only one issue and that was with the outer look. I think I am good at covering up the outer flaws, so, that is what I did.

I used a patterned crepe paper, B&W print out images (brightened with markers and colors), some glittery tape and some flowers (used as a accessory for clothes decor.)

Viola!!!

What you think?

That’s all for now. Stay blessed, fellows.

Are You Up for the Challenge?

People are not your personal punching bags. They can be million things but never this. Just because you are hurting, doesn’t mean that you are allowed to scar others or if it is raining upon you, doesn’t give you any right to push others in the puddles as well.

There are people among us, who are bleeding, who are dragging their lives around, who are barely alive but still, somehow they find a way to ease others’ paths. They are quite few, almost near to none, but THEY ARE among us. So, you see, it is possible; being nice to people, even when one is hurting, is not some ‘alien concept’, rather, it is the time when it matters the most.

You wondering why? Well, anyone can be nice and gentle when they are in high spirits but when one’s world is crashing down and they still remember to be kind and gentle, can be quite a challenge.

Are you up for it?

– aak92

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A Perspective

There are some things in life which make you cry like they happened, the very moment.  You feel the same level of pain, that you felt months or even years ago. Sometimes the emotions get a lot more intense than they were on that ‘actual day’. And you feel like you can never get over it.

I have been there.

You cannot turn a painful memory into a happy one. You cannot turn a loss into a gain. But you can move your focus form the gloomy picture and take notice of the brighter side.

The pain is part of this life, but so is joy. Now it depends on us, which we choose to keep in focus.

– aak92

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Sometimes Things Happen…

You have to STOP searching WHY at some point in your life. It will only drive you crazy, then where will you be?
Sometimes you have to accept things as they are. Sometimes, things are just suppose to happen. No reason required.

– aak92

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Reality of Human Beings

When a baby comes into this world

He seems to be happy

He tries to learn things

He seeks answers

He wants to see more

He wants to soar

 

But what can a baby do

When he is called back

Back to his creator

Nothing, nothing at all

Because that’s the reality of Human Beings

 

When a child grows up to be in his teens

He starts to see things from a different angle

It is a whole new world for him

And he wants to live it to the fullest

 

But what can a teen do

When he is called back

Back to his creator

Nothing, nothing at all

Because that’s the reality of Human Beings

 

When the boy turns into a man 

Though he had seen a lot

Yet he doesn’t want it to be over

He wants to be there for his family

He wants to see his children soar

 

But what can a man do 

When he is called back 

Back to his creator

Nothing, nothing at all

Because that’s the reality of Human Beings…

– aak92

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