MARIA MAGDELEINA

writer, podcaster, child of God

WARNING: SPOILERS Since the pandemic, my favourite hobby has been to escape reality in every way I can. Since I prefer to stay safe and stay in, I watch a couple of movies and/or tv shows and read books every day after work and during the weekends. I’m into Egyptian movies and TV shows so …

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I’m a cinephile. Sometimes, I think to myself, “if I can go back in time and change my university program, I would choose cinema.” I did think of doing my masters in film studies and I even dreamt of studying at the UCLA, but life never goes as planned… We never know, right? However, that …

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What is MR-63? Read it here. Qu’est-ce que le projet MR-63? Voir ici. Where is it? 259 Young Street, Montreal, Quebec Où? 259 Rue Young, Montréal, Quebec Why should you go? It’s a zero-waste outdoors coffee shop in the heart of Griffintown and it looks super cute and the coffee tastes super good. My mom …

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To the ones that made me feel like home for five days straight, that made me promise to never change who I am, that loved my sense of humour, that have golden and open hearts, that warmly welcomed us, that cook super well, that encouraged me to serve, that are bold in their faith, that …

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I’ve been planning to write so many blog posts since 2019 started, but I haven’t written a single thing! Blame it on the lack or waste of time, blame on the millions of things I want to do, but can’t seem to.

In September 2017, I had a chance to meet Dr. Hazem Saleh, former Consul and Director of the Egyptian Bureau for Cultural and Educational Affairs in Canada. What I thought would be a short and sweet interview was actually a three-hour meeting, like old friends catching up. In fact, Dr. Saleh is one of the …

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It was an honour for me to meet Michelle Rempel, the current Official Opposition Critic for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, during a conference on Canadian immigration. She is an inspiration for all, and her energy and optimism are very contagious. She is the definition of being young, working hard, and accomplishing goals. Here is my …

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