Some days are honey & some days are onions.
Life is not just the good bits & finding meaning in the lesser days.
There is a saying in Arabic: ‘Yom asal, yom basal’, which means ‘One day honey, one day onions’ and speaks of the bittersweet quality of life. I heard this on a podcast the other day and have been pondering its meaning ever since.
It is such a simple but powerful phrase that led me down the sufism pathway to discover music, religion and a way of li…