Bosporus Bridge, connects Europe to Asia and is thus a bridge between two worlds. Hagia Sophia. Once a church, then a mosque, then a museum, and now a mosque yet again. Once entered, all your worries are left at the door. Blue Mosque, Istanbul. Built by the sixth Ottoman Sultan. Hagia Sophia is considered the … Continue reading Istanbul, May 2022
“For others it is justice, while for us it is compassion.” (Shaykh Muhiyudin Abdul Qadir al-Jilani)
Given that globalization and technology are the two main non-anthropomorphic forces which are changing and transforming everything from both a microlevel perspective and a macrolevel perspective, it follows that every individual has a personal story in relation to their adjustment to these two forces. My own personal story of adjusting to globalization and technology is … Continue reading Don’t Kill The Messenger
Out of myself, but wanting to go beyond that, wanting what I see in your eyes, not power, but to kiss the ground with the dawn breeze for company, wearing white pilgrim cloth. I have a certain knowing. Now I want sight.
Yet another harbinger or sign of a “Red Tsunami” looming over the American political landscape – in addition to the ones highlighted in previous blog posts – is the issue of election denial and the questioning of the credibility and legitimacy of elections in the United States, which is a wholly novel phenomenon in American … Continue reading Shine Bright Like a Diamond