Life teaches us her most brutal lessons in subtleties first; and then in earthquakes, if we continually avoid the pain. I grew up observing what self-sacrifice does to people, over generations, and it broke my heart. So on a rainy Beirut afternoon sometime in 1999, I lay in my little bed and wrote in my […]
Words and Incoherent Hearts
I call them all back. I call back my words, every expression and everything I wish I said. Days continue to slip through my fingers and I watch my potential increasing. Life is moving, time is moving; but are we? Am I running towards my potential or away from it? The days keep passing, and […]
Thirty-one definitions of self and none are it. Thirty-one emotions all at once and all of them are it. Thirty-one years float and crash, only to be swallowed back into the ocean of everything I think that I am and everything I will never be again. The depth of this life that I am living […]
No more hiding, when afraid find the courage, when happy spread the joy and when in grief, cry and explore the immense teacher that is loss.
1. You embrace the truth: You write about it because you are facing yourself and the world The world is changing my friends, and so am I; I hope you are too. Stagnation is never a good look for anybody, and for me, stagnation is my ultimate arch nemesis. In my pursuit of authentic growth […]
The Sweet Spot of Living
Let’s admit that for most of us it’s been tough. A tough day for some, crazy year for others and overwhelming decade for many. You might be left here wondering where is that sweet spot of living? This is a note from me to you, and what I really want to say is ” Look […]
The truth is that we can dwell on fear and pain all our days; but we will not be fair to ourselves. You deserve a life filled with the kind of love you want. Your partner/friend/ family member or future lover deserves the same. When we start from that platform of abundance, we cannot and will not meet each other at a lower platform; and when we do, well we practice loving better.