For the Love of Go(̶l̶)̶d!

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ Digging it out of the earth, diving in the sea for it, buying it, vying for it, envying others over it, talking about it, wearing it, displaying it, crafting it, selling it, hoarding it, weighing it, measuring it, pricing it, valuing it.....we just can't get enough of this precious metal - … Continue reading For the Love of Go(̶l̶)̶d!

Money Matters: Musing About Mindsets, Spending Habits and Extravagance

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Earlier this year, I had the chance of visiting the annual Mausummery Lawn Exhibition that is held in the city during spring. For those who do not know what a "lawn exhibition" is: it is a public, widely marketed event in which light, printed, unstitched cloth or fabric that is used for making … Continue reading Money Matters: Musing About Mindsets, Spending Habits and Extravagance

Wedding Extravagance: Much Ado About a Superficial “Do”

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم She is engaged and due to be married soon. She spends most of her waking hours daydreaming, perusing fashion magazines, shopping, or imagining what married life would be like. She finds herself ushered more often into the kitchen, and her parents treat her like a princess. The primary thoughts occupying everyone's … Continue reading Wedding Extravagance: Much Ado About a Superficial “Do”