This Will Explain Why Stopping Writing For Now!
Explaining Why! Please Do Not Stop Writing!
This week was very hectic and traumatic with very emotional painful and exhaustive exchanges between me and an ex boss in PDO! The irony was he had never been a direct formal boss to me in any aspects – but was instrumental in causing dent to my career – whether by his own volition or by instructions from higher up!
My mistake was copying him amongst my other ‘friends’ an email protest type to one local English daily. In a response he curtly said to me – Quote –
1. Avoid criticising others unnecessarily.
2. Avoid GLORIFYING yourself excessively.
That is the secret of success.
From the goodness of his heart – he copied this email to ALL on the list. I had addressed this direct to The Editor – and my inadvertent stupidity in including him in the copy circulation list! And giving him that opportunity any person like he was would not let go away!
Not to bore you with more sordid details, but there was a reaction from my two strongest supporters after bitter rancorous hard hitting exchanges with him. He later tacitly apologised – but asked me to take him out from my mailing list – which I was now most inclined to do anyway without any further prompt from him.
A Response verbatim from one addressed to someone he knows well in PDO – and copied to me – Quote –
Dear Ustaadh xxx and after compliments
In the name of Allah – With due respects Sir –
A friend had forwarded me the not necessary response that this guy YYYYY has sent to Ami Majid. Unfortunately, people miss the very important thing that this man is highly appreciated and followed by many young Omanis as one lone voice that really cares and feels for us!
He is one of the few that took great risks and dangers to himself even harm when even in PDO and he suffered a lot life later on because of his stand on things and everyone.
It is very sad and tragic that you his so-called friends treat him like this and I can only assume an element of jealousy and envy – perhaps because of his popularity. You have hurt him so much and now he has decided to stop writing his websites and columns.
Only time will tell the repercussions in the future and please accept my sincere apologies for this email. Forgive my English also Sir.
Allah protect and preserve our country from all things bad inside and outside Ameen – Unquote!
B Response verbatim from Number Two Responder – Quote
If you want my personal advice and sent in good faith please keep away from all these people ex PDO especially because you cannot remove the hypocrisies and double standards within them.
It will not surprise me and from seeing some of the names that they will be communicating to each other and laughing and sneering you behind your back. This is how they are and will always be! Some of them even got later in life great personal tragedies and woes in their lives and in their families but they will never learn!
Keep away from them and even stop writing even. This is a lost cause beyond redemption and only time will tell! So please keep away! All of them combined cannot even be 20% of what you are as Majid.
I will always pray for you and your family Amin
And finally to those that finally killed my columns – I said to them –
I see that ZZZ (expatriate person) has now taken over my columns! It will not surprise me that you will be paying him even 3 or 4 times my rate – but that is how things are nowadays! So it is not surprising to me at all. Take care and all the best! – Unquote!
Now you know why I am giving writing in this website low priority from now onwards! It was good whilst it lasted – but everything 9good) has to end one day!
Wishing you all the best!
Citizen Majid bin Said bin Nasser Al Suleimany
January 31st 2014.
Dr. Seuss Sayings!
- Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened!
- Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind!
- A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out!
History repeats itself because man is incapable of learning from experiences! – George Bernard Shaw
Please also read this below – which can explain a lot of things on the above Post!