One Coin, Three Sides

When I was 5, I showed my father the back of my hand: “This is my Indian side.” I flipped my hand over: “And this is my white side.” My father indulged me until I was about 7, when he patiently explained, “That’s not how it works, love. Everyone’s palms are lighter than the backs of their hands. You don’t literally have ‘two sides.’” Now, at 29, I look at my light brown hand and still see both of my parents — but also possibility in their mixture. I have two sides, and I create a third. — Sitara Mahtani

Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging“, as I know each of these pieces represents something…

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6 Responses to One Coin, Three Sides

  1. The beauty of all our sides.

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  2. Ones perspective makes their world unique.

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  3. Sitara Mahtani says:

    Thanks for posting my piece!


    • msw blog says:

      Thank you for writing it, it is truly thought provoking and inspiring. it truly needs to be reposted as much as possible, as many individuals discover their authentic selves.


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