Munira Premji

Happy Halloween!

Those eyes.  That cheeky smile.  Those chubby cheeks. That little 13 lb baby nestled in a pumpkin, lovingly carved by her dad. And as if one costume was not enough, Amaal also emerged as a pineapple. Certified organic, no less. And then, onto another costume change.   Amaal showed up as the infamous Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos […]

FOLD selects Choosing Hope for their September Challenge

The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) is Canada’s first festival for diverse authors and storytellers. Each year, the FOLD’s Reading Challenge encourages booklovers to diversify their reading and their listening by asking one important question: Who’s missing? Each month, the FOLD features one of the challenges, providing suggested titles. As shown in the graphic below, […]

The Weekend to Conquer Cancer

September 12, 2021 – This morning started a bit tough.  I woke up sluggish, with every bone in my body aching.  Nagib brought me 2 Tylenols and got me out of bed.  It was the Princess Margaret’s Weekend to Conquer Cancer day!  And so off we drove to downtown to participate in the Walk.  We […]

Double Blessings!

Double Blessings! Ever since we found out in October 2020 that Sabrina and Afzal were having a baby, our hearts swelled and we felt a joy that was so immense, so powerful, that it felt it would eat us up.  A few days later, we got a call from Shayne and Cherrelle who live in […]

Choosing Hope: Living Courageously Through Adversity Season 2

It was with much trepidation that I embarked on my journey to become a podcast host during the COVID pandemic. I pored through materials, took a course on what it takes to have a great podcast, talked to people who had experience doing podcasts, and spent a long time coming up with the concept and […]