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August 2016 Blog Posts (154)

Hajj (1)

Hajj, idiomatically or linguistically means intention. Religiously, hajj means intending to visit something greatened, honorable or glorified. The terminology in Islam implies going to Mecca in Saudi Arabia to visit (kaaba) the grand mosque. Hajj or pilgrimage is done annually to Mecca. Pilgrims perform hajj to retrace the steps of the prophets and recount their dedication to God. In Quraan, Allah said, ((And announce on people pilgrimage, they will come to you on foot and on every skinny…

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Added by dara gino on August 31, 2016 at 16:00 — 84 Comments

Let's Play Jeopardy Again! September

My dear friends! I am unsure of being able to spend much time here tomorrow, so, I am posting this blog today so that you will be able to game here since the moment as we have already got August winners. I propose to start each month with ROUND 1 for us not to deal with multiplace numbers.…

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Added by Danny Clark on August 31, 2016 at 13:30 — 1351 Comments

The President, the Punisher

The 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte paved his way to a bizarre stardom. As he promised and sworn that he will kill ten thousands of drug addicts/users, drug traffickers/pushers, and drug lords in his territorial jurisdiction. He assumed office last June, roughly more than two months ago but tremendously showed how serious he is to his promise. Supporters and detractors agreed in one thing that he is exceedingly effective. For a very short period, over one…

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Added by Risty on August 31, 2016 at 9:42 — 7 Comments

The greatest impact on my life

I don't have a favorite quote or saying. However, the reason why I'm writing this, is the impact of one quote on my life. - 'The categorical imperative'. - I don't remember my exact age. I assume that I was twelve or thirteen, when I first read these quotes from…

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Added by NotAClue on August 31, 2016 at 5:00 — 13 Comments

Thoughts in a summer night

Have you ever lied under the stars at the final of the day? I'd say that it's healthy even sedative or a good therapy.

Most of the times it makes me relieve the pressure of the day.

This time I decided to mix up two issues; watching the stars while writing a blog since it's a long time I don't do it and surely some of you will hold it against me haha... well some of you know me and you know I'm a man of few words (or few blogs?).. O.k. Whatever.

Coming back to the point, staying… Continue

Added by Estanis on August 30, 2016 at 23:00 — 33 Comments

Thunderstorm





Slowly starts the thunderstorm,

I can hear its rumbling

and the lightning will be born

and the wind hunts something.



People running fast to home,

closing doors and windows.

No one likes to be alone

are afraid of storm now.



Do you see the dance of trees?

How they…

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Added by Rose on August 30, 2016 at 6:38 — 9 Comments

waht is the best thing to do??

i have 3 years old son,rafa. he always cries when his wants not fulfilled..and even he cries over the thing that is not important like i accidentally change the television channel when it's break ...i have tried to make him to be quiet...but he contuniue to cry more and more...louder and louder..and he can cry more than 3 hours contuniously.... i have no idea how shut him up...so i just let him do it anyway...but i am afraid that if this happen everyday it will affect to his character in the…

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Added by didi rahman on August 30, 2016 at 6:27 — 2 Comments

How to Find Forgiveness with a Friend

Everybody has friends and enemies. The enemies will always be someone who doesn't like you for whatever reason they can find. But sometimes you and your friend got in a big argument about something. Now your friend "hates" you. Well if they are your friend they will find a way to forgive you. There is five things you have to do if you want your friend to forgive you.

First, let some time pass. Allow your friend to cool off and think about what happened. Second, have a long talk…

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Added by Abnia on August 29, 2016 at 13:02 — 8 Comments

THEY ARE BETTER

I still remember when the first time I learned English, I was 12 years old and as a student of Junior High school in the first grade. 

Indonesian people now can learn English in the younger age, in the 6 years old and even less than that age. hmm they are lucky and I think their english will be much better.

on the picture you can see my students in my english course..…

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Added by sugeng on August 29, 2016 at 11:08 — 12 Comments

The first day in your school

Hello !!

How are you doing??

who can remember his or her first day in school??

How was this day??You were happy or angry,laughing or craying??

Who accompagned you to the school?? What was you wearing??

Share your experience!!

Added by LIEDY on August 29, 2016 at 10:21 — 2 Comments

My Nephews

Hallo. I am Norhilyanti. I have a sister and two brothers. My sister was married in 2013, when she is 22 years old. In 2014, she gave birth to her first child, Fatih. And in 2016 she gave birth to  second daughter, Zhafira. This year, Fatih is 2 years old and Zhafira is 2 months old. I love them, because they are cute and adorable. Fatih has black and thick hair, and Zhafira does too.

Added by Norhilyanti on August 29, 2016 at 9:16 — 2 Comments

Dear Father

Once again, it’s your birthday and it is no mysteries that I often forgot to say how much I love you, how you mean to me and how much I care. Today another year has passed for you, how I thank God for giving you another year to lived. This is the first time that I’m not able to be at your side to celebrate the day with you. Oceans apart, but living under the same skies.

Now, all I have is our memories of this date, that for you, it will be a normal…

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Added by Risty on August 29, 2016 at 8:30 — 8 Comments

Conscience <<Me and my Concience>>

Conscience: When you are going or thinking to do something wrong then  your Conscience always trying to show you right path and guide you about right or wrong, good or bad, loyalty, sincerity and other many things  which you really need to be observed for living Good…

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Added by ELF-Noor on August 28, 2016 at 21:00 — 22 Comments

It's nothing for serious persons ... just a short joke to smile

In a dispute between computer users was trying to clarify whether the computer

"Male" or "Female" is. The women voted for

"male"

because:



You have to turn him on to get his attention.

He has a lot of knowledge, but is still haphazard.

He should help one to solve problems, but in half of the time is he the problem himself.

And after you got him you starts to ask yourself if there isn't a better one to get.



The men agreed on the following…

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Added by Rose on August 28, 2016 at 18:46 — 2 Comments

Scars in the soul

Scars in the soul



A smiling face,

but eyes without shine.

You don't see it,

sudden you are gone away.



You're gone away,

taking my smiling eyes

and even it colors.

Leaving only tears and pain.



My bleeding soul

has gotten deep scars.

Pain doesn't want to go 

and crying is my heart.



But strong will

will endure the fate.

Hope will grow again.

Hope deep in my heart.



Scars will…

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Added by Rose on August 28, 2016 at 11:08 — 9 Comments

Just an early winter morning

It's early morning and still dark. My view through the window shows me a magical picture. This untouched white world it's like a huge cozy, virgin bed.

It's unbelievable quiet; none birds sing their songs, there are no voices which disturb the peace. It's comfort for the eyes and balsam for the soul. I enjoy that picture in the early morning.

White flakes of snow come out from the sky now. It's like a dance, a dance of angels without faces, which dance to inaudible melodies, played…

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Added by Rose on August 28, 2016 at 9:19 — 2 Comments

Homophones

The idea of the blog came from the correction of my mistake by Mr. Bijan to the word 'week' instead of 'weak'. The word homophone means one word that has the same pronunciation of another word or two, but they have a different meaning or spelling, such as the two words mentioned above, or (sun/ son), (too/ two), (sea/ see). Sun is the star which the earth orbits or revolves around it. While son means a boy or a man…

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Added by dara gino on August 27, 2016 at 20:31 — 68 Comments

Punctuality

We may have read about many popular and successful personalities with the curiosity to find out the keys which led them to success. The main key to all the achievements of them is punctuality Those, who walk around the clock, never leave behind in the race of progress in every walk of life. Our elders used to say, "value the time, it will value you back".



The religion I follow emphasizes the most on the punctuality. For five times prays in a day are compelled to perform in times.… Continue

Added by arif saeed on August 27, 2016 at 13:00 — 16 Comments

Selfish Friend

Once a cat was caught in a hunter's net. A mouse used to live in a nearby hole. The mouse seeing the cat in the net started playing around the cat.



Soon a mongoose came there. He wanted to kill the mouse. As he lifted his head, he saw an owl sitting on a tree trying to catch him. The mongoose went very near the cat's net to save himself. The mouse thought "When the hunter takes away the cat, the mongoose will not spare me and the owl is there to enjoy both of us."

The Mouse went… Continue

Added by Mehboob Akhtar on August 27, 2016 at 12:53 — 5 Comments

Short Story

This is my attempt in response to Danny's " Writing Challenge: Phrasal Verbs: OUT and AWAY:

Eshal stopped abruptly. HE was with a young beautiful woman.  She was kissing and hugging him profusely.

“I will  go away, and you should get your mind set to marry and not waste your time flirting with girls.” 

She…

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Added by Mishaikh on August 27, 2016 at 11:00 — 13 Comments

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