06/25/14

Love Poem by Rumi

In the realm of lovers There is only one beloved In this realm of lovers There is no coming nor going Lovers wander Looking for each other There is no need for this wandering The soul of lovers Lives in a place beyond time The one beloved Searching for herself in the other Let us become passionate lovers Lovers in life Lovers in death Lovers in the tomb Lovers on the day of resurrection Lovers in paradise Lovers forever If you have not known this love don’t count Read more [...]
06/24/14

When I Was a Child

Someone asked me why I chose this song... When I was a little boy, no more than five or six years of age, I experienced something that's described in this song: "...When I was a child I had a fever My hands felt just like two balloons..." When in Iran, we were staying at the port town of Bandar Abbas, where my family owned a shipping business. I had an extremely high fever. I was up all night. I distinctly remember the fear in my mother's eyes as she would put a towel soaked with ice-cold Read more [...]
06/11/14

Wake Up!

The Internet has changed (and continues to change) the way we work, live and communicate. We can use it to connect in real-time with anyone on earth and solve many of the problems we face, taking humanity to the next level. Instead, we post pictures of our food, videos of cats, and hateful "political" speech directed towards anyone whose views we don't identify with. With the potential to connect and unify, instead, I see social networks flooded with hate-filled rants veiled as patriotic concerns, Read more [...]