Buchi usually didn’t ask God for much; he preferred to work hard and save prayers for times when he needed a miracle. This was one of those times, so all the way home, he prayed. That God would smile on him.  Before the gates slid open and he caught sight of her car in the garage, he knew she was home. He parked his car and walked the short distance to the house.Read More →

Length: 197 pages Format: E-book Source: ARC from Publisher via Netgalley Kunal Nayyar, who plays astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory, tells of growing up in India and his admiration for his father’s principles and attitude to life. Nayyar’s father encouraged and respected diversity in opinions, and taught his children how to treat people well. After years of being the local badminton champion and fumbling around to get girls’ attention, Kunal moves to Portland for his university education.Read More →

One day at school, I had to give a speech in one of my classes. No more than three minutes long, and it had to have a clearly defined purpose. It had to have a clear structure and it was part of our CA. I said something like, “I’m not sure which of the philosophers said, “Man, know thyself”, but I would like to add to it, “…and after you have found yourself, love yourself”. The journey to self-discovery is not complete without self-acceptance, and by that, I don’t mean excusing bad behaviour or rolling around in self-pity. I think accepting yourself means accepting that youRead More →