We stared down fear, laughed in the face of death, took a ride in hell, tested the waters of the unknown, and survived.

Sometimes you are sick and tired of your circumstances and are suddenly blessed with the strength to turn the impossible into possible. Sometimes your will is so strong that emotions fail to stop you. Sometimes a long-term goal becomes more important than the routine responsibilities you have. …

Distance between two hearts is not an obstacle but rather a beautiful reminder of how strong true love can be.

Desperate times call for desperate measures

Almost two years before the pandemic shut down borders and stopped air travel, my husband and I took the difficult decision to be apart and carve our own paths in different countries.

My husband works on a special skilled temporary visa in the USA. His work visa was shortly coming…

Our kids are going to be so angry with us one day. We’ve charged their future on our Visa cards — Thomas Friedman

You cannot erase the ill effects or benefits associated with your place of birth

I was born and raised in India, a country I should have never been born in. I say this as everything from my views, to my talents, did not pass my inheritance.

It was a land not suited for my distorted, liberal-minded family or me. We were three girls raised…

An artist trying to laugh, sing and document my journey through this strenuous aria called life

My name is Shireen Sinclair and I hail from India, a colorful country with the most hospitable people.

I studied to be a journalist, pursuing Opera on the side. We have no conservatories in India to learn this art. Most parents encourage their children to keep extra-curricular activities to a…

When you don’t feel at home in your homeland, and the world does not want to accept you, you are standing on brittle ground.

Standing on brittle ground

It's true. When God closes one door, he opens another. But, is it also true, that when God gifts a blessing, he takes away another?

I have been waiting for my kids to join me in Germany anxiously for the last one and a half years. In February 2020, my…

Shireen Sinclair

5X Top writer. I help people appreciate life by writing about absurdities experienced in the third world. Feminist at heart using music and humor to lighten up!

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