Category: Growing up in Arabia

Daily Hugz is a safe space

Daily Hugz is an established resource for the underprivileged in Palestine. Also, it is a cultural touchstone and model for Palestinian traditions of hospitality and kindness. Our work is supported by people around the world. Their charitable donations provide food and care for rescued animals and offer a growing number of programs for children in

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A link to my childhood in Saudi Arabia

As usual last night, I was sitting in the lobby of Building One of our apartment building at Dwell Nona Place when a new person joined our gathering. Carlo quickly became a new friend. There was a lot in common experience in our history to chat about, particularly a link to my childhood in Saudi

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Recurring memory from my childhood

My mother taught me it is better to be humble and kind, rather than keep anger swelling inside.  I have been having this same recurring memory from my childhood. When I was young, about fifth grade, one of the girls in my class turned on me “with a vengeance.”  The sad thing is this girl

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GROWING UP BELIEVING IN “HUMBLE”

My Faith Journey Begins June 2, 2019 – Today is Sunday. I want to share a little bit about the faith journey I am walking, beginning with my childhood. Growing up, my family shared in an interdenominational faith. I grew up in Saudi Arabia where my father worked for Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO). The

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