Amanda Quraishi

You can call me Q.

Jul 3, 2020

Being, Still.

Being, Still.

Underneath it all, we know what needs to be done. We just keep ignoring it and pretending that work isn't there.

Jul 1, 2020

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Growth - whether physical, emotional, intellectual or spiritual - is not easy or fun. It takes energy. It takes determination. It takes patience with ourselves and others. It hurts.

Jun 19, 2020

On Juneteenth

On Juneteenth

But not all of our choices and freedoms are ceded for good reasons. Sometimes we give up the right to choose because we don't want to be held responsible for the outcomes, or we'd rather not take any risk.

Jun 6, 2020

[#microfiction] - Week 23

[#microfiction] - Week 23

He looked up from his book, frowning at me as though I'd just appeared out of thin air. "What are you saying?" he asked, annoyed at the interruption. I stared back momentarily, making

Jun 5, 2020

The Struggle is Real.

The Struggle is Real.

No one is doing it perfectly. Our job is to keep showing up and doing the work, holding ourselves accountable first and foremost.