Beyond writing books and giving presentations, Azim loves to stay committed to his work as a writer. Every month he publishes a newsletter in which he follows his “Musings” and answers a Question of the Month. The topics range from his expertise in peacebuilding and forgiveness to seasonal topics such as New Year’s mission statements to the rebirth of spring, leadership near elections, gratitude in the fall and more. Here you can find the archive of his newsletters for your reading enjoyment.
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Judging requires a closed heart while forgiveness requires an open heart. Anger, resentment, and guilt reside in a closed heart. Joy, love, and peace live in an open heart. We get to make the choice. I work hard at always living with an open heart–as one of the participants, Libby, in my last online masterclass reminded…Read More
As Easter approaches so does the time for reflection on resurrecting a new life and era. The central message of Christ’s tragic crucifixion and the aftermath in his words inspire us to move forward. “Father forgive them as they do not know what they are doing” continues to resonate loudly during this time of year…Read More
(Written by Tariq Khamisa in 1992 -while high school) I have many aphorisms that I base my life on. Out of them, I have picked six, which I feel highlight my morals and self-worth best. My first aphorism that I live by is “Hang in there when the odds are against you.” I feel that this quote has helped me a lot…Read More
Last Sunday, March 6th, was Tariq’s birthday–he would have been 48 years old married with children. Tariq loved children and children loved him. January 21st, 2022 was the 28th anniversary of his tragic death—he died at the young age of 20. He always wanted to do something big, and in his tragic passing, he has…Read More
Forgiveness is highly misunderstood. Forgiving someone for the harm that they have caused does NOT condone the behavior; it is an act of self-care in that it frees YOU from the anger, blame, and resentment that you are carrying because of someone else’s actions. It frees your mind and heart to feel and experience immense…Read More
Transformation Story #1: Between Two Brothers The younger of two brothers attended my workshop, full of anger and resentment towards his older brother that had been caught stealing after he had hired him in his business. Learning the steps of forgiveness, I emphasized that “relationships are more important than money. Money can be re-earned, but a broken…Read More
How Do You Turbo-Charge Your Sense of Purpose? As you build your resolutions and life’s mission be sure to also include time to focus on service. Serving others to create a better world for our children and future generations is one of the most rewarding actions and goals we can undertake for it benefits everyone…Read More
Research shows that less than 8% of people fulfill their new year’s resolutions even though millions of us set goals for a better life as the new year begins. If you fall in the 8%, celebrate the wins! If like me, you do not—maybe a different approach might be worthy of consideration. They say that it…Read More
In a time that is marked by historical division and unparalleled challenges worldwide, we have a great opportunity to be the change that is so much needed in the world. As many have suggested in response to current affairs, the best way to create change is from the inside out. Whether you are working on…Read More
As we come to the close of 2021, I’ve been reflecting on what has helped me navigate the toughest couple of years we have all been challenged by. The short answer is “spiritual hygiene.” In my life, I have met many spiritually resilient people, and they, for the most part, are also in better physical,…Read More