The soul of giving

Gifts! I love gifts for a gift is a token of  caring ,love and gratitude .I’m not that rich but whenever I am offered the chance to offer my family members  or any of my students or a friend of mine a gift I seize it. Small or big, cheap or expensive, gifts always have…

Flowers fOr my real lOve

A poem by Romanian poet Sorina Ivan translated into Arabic and read by Sihem hammouda ; me 🙂 happy listening 🙂  

!يوريكا !يوريكا

!يوريكا !يوريكا بقلم سهام حمودة !  يوريكا  !  يوريكا ،صاح الغراب الغضّ  الغرير .ومزّق بصراخه لحاف اللّيل الطويل من بعيد كان  غراب عجوز ، في عمر الأحلام يرقبه ،نشر جناحيه الخبيرين ،ثم رفع ناظريه  إلى السماء ،للكواكب  بريق ولكنها ليست ذهبا أغمض عينيه وأرهف السمع ،إلى عزف حبات الملح يلمع  سطح المحيط .ولكنه ليس  ألماسا ،حذار…

Why I chose to be a Translator !

Apart from being one of my passions , I firmly believe in the importance of translation in this multi-cultural  vast world as a boat to  sail  towards far  lands  and  a tool to understand the inhabitants  of those lands  through bringing to light a world and a word  different from us or rather we think…

livre: Adultére Auteur : Paulo Coelho Résumé écrit par Sihem Hammouda

livre: Adultére Auteur : Paulo Coelho Résumé écrit par Sihem Hammouda (de page 11 à page 100) Paul Coelho nous introduit dans le monde de son héroïne,Linda,une journaliste réputée travaillant pour un journal sérieux(engagé)et mariée à un homme éperdument amoureux d’elle.Le monde idéal de Linda,dont tout le monde rêve (qui fait rêver) a été bouleversé…

The Alchemist  Book Summary by Sihem Hammouda

The Alchemist Book Summary by Sihem Hammouda The Alchemist is a book that traces the journey of Santiago , an Andalusian shepherd boy who was brave enough to forge his own destiny, and being rewarded at the end of it by fortune and true love . Santiago is far from being the common shepherd we’re…

قراءة نقدية في كتاب امرأتنا في الشريعة و المجتمع للطاهر الحداد

قراءة نقدية في كتاب امرأتنا في الشريعة و المجتمع للطاهر الحداد إعداد الأستاذة سهام حمودة يكشف كتاب” امرأتنا في الشريعة و المجتمع ” سنة 19300 للكاتب والمصلح الاجتماعي التونسي الطاهر الحداد عن الضيم الذي تعرضت إليه المرأة التونسية والجهل الذي يلف عالمها في مجتمع ذكوري استعبد أنوثتها وسجن عقلها وروؔض روحها •فدعا بني جنسه إلى…

قراءة في كتاب “الأمير ” لنيكولا ميكيافيلي

كتبتها الأستاذة سهام حمودة نيكولا دي برناردو دي ميكيافليي، ولد بفلورنسا في 3 ماي 1469م، وتوفي بها في 21 يونيو 15277م.كان مفكرا وفيلسوفا سياسيا ايطاليا إبان عصر النهضة •أصبح ميكيافيلي الشخصية الرئيسية والمؤسس للتنظير السياسي الواقعي •أشهر كتبه على الإطلاق “الأمير” الذي أهداه إلى “لورنزو الجديد” أحد أفراد آل ميديتشي. ويمكن تصنيفه إن صح القول…

الصندوق الاسود بقلم سهام حمودة

الصؔندوق الأسود                                وقفت على أطراف أصابعها وطبعت قبلة حارة على خده الأيسر· لم يستطع أن يمنع نفسه من الضحك فقد كانت تضع عطره  · تملكته رغبة جامحة في أن يضمها إلى صدره  بقوة ولكنه تجاهلها حتى لا يخيفها · كانت…

Don’t shoot!

Wait Sir  ! Don’t shoot ! I need to comb my tousled  hair, And wash my stainy face. Oh !There is a hole in my shoe too Wait sir  ! I won’t be late , I am going to wear my father’s shoes, They are as big as the  gracious sky But they fit because I walk like…

The English woman Part One

Originally posted on arabian roses'whispers:
I remember the day  when she first appeared  on  the  stage of our childish life, as if it was yesterday. My two brothers and I were sitting on the edge of  the stony bench ,our  tiny toes  were  hardly touching  the floor. We were dying  to know  who she…

Dawn Rain

            We woke up at  3:00 am for  Suhur , which is a pre-dawn meal in Ramadan , prayed , and read few chapters from Quran then all retreated  to their rooms to take a rest. It was 5:00 am when it started drizzling. I was sitting at my desk…

Review of “The Broken Necklace”

Review 01 The Broken Necklace Short Stories are quite different than a full fledged novel. In a novel the author enjoys the liberty of giving all the detail of the characters and circumstances. But in a short story, the author has to be very keen to tell the story within a very few pages and…

May you have a blessed day today =)

Take  off  your shoes, Spread your arms, Race the wind, Feel her touch, Sway like a rose To escape her hold Today It’s a new day and you’re alive! Written by arabian roses y

15 awards perfumed with Jasmine

My awards this time  are perfumed with Jasmine because they were a precious  gift from a Tunisian blogger  .To find out how Tunisian man think ,how he spends his  leisure time , and how he perceives the world ,you’re welcome to visit http://oasien.wordpress.com/ .Don’t worry, language wouldn’t be a barrier to communicate with him for he…

He can read your thoughts about his wife!

  That  we can’t  go beyond what meets the eyes  is not only an indication that  we are perfect human beings  ,but also a blessing that  unfortunately go unnoticed by us.     At times , we wish we could read others like an open book and see inside their hearts  to know their real intentions,…

Invade your heart ,steal his beats and tune them to the symphony of love ! (part 2)

That he’s different from you doesn’t mean he’s subordinate to you. Difference is the fount of knowledge, enrichment and enlightenment and beauty. Allah has created legion of different species of flowering plants, animals,fish, and human. Nature taught all creatures to live in peace and harmony for in their differences lies the essence of their survival….

love! love! love!

 Love! love! love!  It’s my command for you today . Make it a rule in your life . Love your wife whose beauty couldn’t stand the test of time but her genuine love for you does .Love her  because she will be your wife in heaven but she will be more gorgeous and younger. Her…

Just pack of lies

Why do some people say things they don’t really mean? Just cold bare words !What if their lies become the only beautiful home someone somewhere  feels safe between its ribs.Then we wonder where all those homelss hearts come from! Why do we give up on people just because we couldn’t understand them or tolerate their…

Be your own hero!

Be your own hero !  You don’t have to  carve a hero from the bones of Napoleon or  Alexander the great and erect it in your heart to lead you  or to inspire you . Just set free the shy hero lurking  within you. Trust his directions ,the way they trusted theirs and if the…

I’m So happy because of you today Soumya ,thank you dear friend =)

It’s another  beautiful gem that Soumya gave  to me to furnish my blog ,it’s The Silver Quilt Blogger Award, I adOre silver jewelery! If you’re curious to know who Soumya is ,you’re welcome to visit her beautiful kingdom here ,all that you have to do is to walk staright then turn left to find yourself…

Was it worth it?

  Was it worth it to let a  friend in need down ?   If you do, who’s then  going to carry your coffin? Only a friend’s shoulder can bear the weight of your cold bones.Was it worth it to scream at your old mother ? If you do, how  then are you going to pay…

The Sole Moon

  When your night is starless,don’t blame the lonely  moon. Laugh ,because laughter is contagious, and you will see glowing souls  adorning  the bare sky. When your flowers fade away,don’t blame the rain. Cry ,and they will wake up, flowers love playing tricks to see how much you love them.When your heart is broken ,…

Give your plant pot a seashell necklace

Sea shells are souvenirs from the sea to eternise one’s sweet moments ,moments we held dear  . So sprinkle them around you  eveywhere and in every way .                 Prepared by arabian roses

Dawn Rain

We woke up at  3:00 am for  Suhur , which is a predawn meal in Ramadan , prayed , and read few chapters from Quran then all retreated  to their rooms to take a rest. It was 5:00 am when it started drizzling. I was sitting at my desk staring at my notebook trying to…

If I have ever bothered you please read this

    I am not using you   I translated your works because I found them  stunning and the message it bears within  is so beautiful and pure that it can touch all souls and  all hearts  regardless of their  origin or beliefs  and I wanted to sprinkle that . When I was  a little…

Roses have thorns too

Few days I made my mind to take a rest from writing ,but today I saw a video   waging a vicious war on us Muslims  . I must say that the video was hilarious but  disgusting  ,it makes you  feel sick  for it shows nothing but the falsehood of the belief of the talker who …

Heaven Perfume

Virgin , pristine , spotless are gems  that stud  a Muslimah’s crown , once the sparkle of which  is dimmed under the shade of  sin , she will be looked upon  as  morally loose , wrong-doer and  worthless . In Islam , woman is a token of chastity , so is man . Allah honored…

You cross the line and you have to step back !

You draw a Muslim as a wolfman who  preys  only on  flesh and blood  of the innocent  in your poem that drips  with hatred , prejudice , bitterness  and  ignorance . You  have imprisoned all Muslims  in a bottle  you call ” The suicide Bombers”  and released giant misleading thoughts and unfounded  allegations . You…

21 little things about me

1-I love Greek mythology . 2-I love Korean music. 3- I love foreign languages. So far  I  have learned  4 languages : Arabic , French, English and Italian. My Italian is dying because of lack of practice. Recently I have started taking  Spanish  lessons. 4- I love cats so much . Once I had more than…

It takes two to tango

  Whenever a woman  asks for divorce , all point an accusing finger at her . All are all ears when  narrating evil stories about her  but  deaf to her pleas to listen to her part of story as well. Even when she is a victim of  emotional and physical violence, she shoulders most of the…

Invincible army of love

Some build a tower around themselves and with every passing day that tower gets higher and higher and the soul behind its walls becomes  unconquerable filling  the heart of those who pass by  with amusement , bewilderment  and fear. Historically, that  tower dated back to an ancient time of painful stories that set the heart…

5 things you should know about woman in Islam

1-Having  a daughter  or a sister brings  heaven at your feet   In pre-islamic arabia , girls were  buried alive .“When news is brought to one of them, of [the birth of] a female [child], his face darkens, and he is filled with inward grief! With shame does he hide himself from his people, because…

Woman’s curse

Abortion is like turning down Allah’s gift .This is what children are ; they’re a holy gift. Some appreciate it , embrace it, and tend it like a rose till it blooms .Others discard it mercilessly. In a single moment of weakness, selfishness and loneliness, woman can make the worst mistake in her entire life,…

Lost recipe of happiness

People  around us keep  showering   recipe  of happiness on us , recipes  they tried and worked and they wish with all their heart to work for us  the way they worked for them , to  bring us happiness that  we end up with  a package of happiness . Some recipes  leave  us bewildered ,as we…

The sole moon

When your night is starless,don’t blame the lonely  moon. Laugh ,because laughter is contagious, and you will see glowing souls  adorning  the bare sky. When your flowers fade away,don’t blame the rain. Cry ,and they will wake up, flowers love playing tricks to see how much you love them. When your heart is broken ,…

Human coins

We are like  coins.Capricious life keeps tossing  us mercilessly  but when we fall down, we expect people watching to see both sides of us not only one , not only the ugly side. Always the beloved beautiful daughter in law or the loving wife  becomes  roots of all evil and must be shunned like a…

Learn how to dance with nature

Learn from the rain  how to hop and never be afraid to fall down . Learn from flowers how  to bent down  and stand in glamor . Learn from sparrows to spread your arms  and  embrace the light. Learn from the wind to swing gracefully and greet all creatures. Learn from  the night   to…