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Lori-Ann Livingston: Plain Language

Lori-Ann Livingston, The Circle “The purpose of a plain-language approach in written communication is to convey information easily and unambiguously. It should not be confused...

Lori-Ann Livingston: Speaking plainly

Lori-Ann Livingston, The Circle Have you encountered situations where a document’s language caused more trouble than it solved? Perhaps you had to read it several...

Lori-Ann Livingston: The love of language

Lori-Ann Livingston, The Circle What are you scared of? Are you irrationally afraid of something? To the point that your body physically responds? Oxford English Dictionary...

Celebrating Human Rights Through Art

Yasmine Mahmoud, The Circle “While the international community and human rights activists emphasize that human rights are universal, inalienable and imprescriptible, the truth is that...

Azfar Rizvi: Compassion, the Core Human Value

Azfar Rizvi, The Circle For my inaugural ‘Circle’ post, I wanted to write about contemporary North American Muslim community in general, and in particular how Canadians...

Grady Fleming: Purpose-Driven Productivity

Grady Fleming, The Circle Do you ever find yourself desperately seeking for motivation, but are convinced that no such thing exists, because if you happen...

Matthew Kelly: Love in Sufi Poetry

Matthew Kelly, The Circle The enduring resonance of the poetry of thirteenth-century Islamic poet, Mevlana Jalal al-Din Rumi, extends across cultures and through the centuries...

RUMİ: Guesthouse

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome...

Yasmeen Abu-Obaid: Why I wear over-sized suits

Yasmeen Abu-Obaid, The Circle yasmeenabuobaid@hotmail.com Let's take a moment to look past the boundaries of "nice outfit" because we are currently living in an Era where...

Cafe de Mille et Une Nuit

Seth Mette If you would like to understand the three facets of existence and events, and if you are curious about the condition of the...