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Happy Eid!

Happy Eid!

Wednesday, July 6th is probably going to be Eid al-Fitr for most of the world, at least it is in my town. It all depends on the moon so it can vary from region to region. Eid al-Fitr occurs the day after the last day of fasting (the month of Ramadan). It is supposed to be a celebration of sorts for making it through the 30 days of fasting.

Ramadan and Eid have a strong focus around charity; reminding us to take care of those that are less fortunate than us. Therefore, we give a lot to charity not only throughout the month but especially on Eid. Of course, it’s also a big family day, we get together, eat and celebrate resulting in me being on a sugar high throughout the whole day.

Eid is also when my social anxiety goes through the roof since the house is constantly full of people coming to visit and eat with us, even the neighbors join the fun. I’m usually hiding in my closet, for some peace and quiet, by the end of the day. I can’t complain though because the day is always full of so much love, laughter and cherished memories.

Every year however, the chaos around the world weighs so heavy on the joyous days. This week alone there have been attacks in Bangladesh, Baghdad, Istanbul and Medina. During such an important and charitable month to have these monsters attack people that are just living their lives and not doing anyone any harm, is just so heartbreaking. It seems like every day the world just seems to be getting more and more difficult to live in. I hope that all of you are safe this Eid and, even if you don’t celebrate it, you have a safe and wonderful day with your family and friends.


Now that it has been 6 months of 2016, I wanted to go back to my first post this year where I shared a list of 10 resolutions and I asked you guys to take my challenge and complete at least a few of them, so I’m asking, have you done any yet? Are you interested in doing them? I’m going to share a short summary of the list, but click over to my January, 2, 2016 post for the detailed list:

  1. Watch at least 2 of the 12 talks listed on the TED Talks to inspire New Year’s Resolutions page.
  2. Try a mesh head and wear it for at least 24 hours.
  3. Vote! and encourage some of your social media friends to vote.
  4. Donate and/or Volunteer – If you are not sure where to start, and are great websites.
  5. Start a meme!
  6. Comment on a blog that you never have before.
  7. Reconnect with old friends in RL, SL or social media.
  8. Explore Second Life – look for places in the Destination Guide or my Explore Second Life flickr group.
  9. Give thanks –  take a moment and let the Lindens know that you appreciate the work they do and the platform they provide.
  10. Start a daily mantra for yourself – this is a mantra I try to say to myself every day:

I have pretty much done all of these except #7, but hopefully within the next 6 months I will get to that one too. Have you guys done any of these yet and do you plan to? I hope so! Let me know in the comments!

Happy Eid! <3

Shape: Zara Shape by Strawberry Singh
*Mesh Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle
*Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Helena V4.9 by Catwa Clip
*Skin Applier: Glam Affair Gabriela by Aida Ewing (@ Gacha Garden)
*Mesh Hand: SLink Casual by Siddean Munro
*Outfit: Salt & Pepper Diamond by xxSaltandPepperxx (@ Gacha Guardians)
Rings: {FORMANAILS} – OPALIS-SILVER – SLINK Casual by Ivi Bing

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