2
Aug

For Egypt Is… – A Poem

Throughout all of my travels, Egypt has been one of the most powerful and memorable places. It has inspired me and given me such insight, it has taught me so many new lessons and showed me a whole new side of enjoying life that I never knew before.      For Egypt is a boat ride down the waters of

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13
Jun

What Is True Success? – A Video From Michael Bernard Beckwith

Whenever I feel like I have lost my way and have been pulled towards the mind of the ego, I ask myself: If I were to leave the planet today, did I give and love more or show anger and take more? A question that immediately triggers your mind to look at the world with an open and whole-hearted perspective,

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27
May

How Empathy and Compassion Can Change The World

Why is it that in our day and age, even though we can feel so connected through the internet and social media, there is still so much divide? Things like racism, Islamophobia, or homophobia are still so prevalent in our world even though now more than ever we have access to so much information and stories.  Too many people are

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27
May

Quotes On Compassion and Kindness From The Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational sages of our time who has transformed so many lives around the world. Exiled from Tibet around 60 years ago, he continues to spread the word of compassion, kindness, and peace for humanity. His words have always touched my heart and made me look at the whole world in a different

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27
May

The Pyramids Of Giza – Journal Entry

Giza, Egypt  – 25/03/15 The wind blew strongly, drifting through the air, forever traveling, forever moving. The sand picked up, dancing in swirls and shapes, before flowing off into the sky and leaving its home. The roaring dunes drifted and moved with the wind, the whole ground constantly swaying back and forth, always in motion. Out on the horizon, I could see

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23
May

In A Poetic Mood – An Ode to Rome

This is for you ROME – a city that has captured my heart and become a part of who I am and who I will be… I may never be remembered meeting you, but you will always remain. Just like me, thousands of people have met you, then passed away into history. Your columns, temples and churches inspire people everyday,

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23
May

A Felucca Ride Through History in Egypt

As we glide down the Nile, we pass by locals in their cars going about their day, the road to Luxor weaving in and out along the shore of the Nile, carrying adventurous travelers on their way. Out in the distance the Nubian villages fade into the mountains as the blue and white houses reflect the bright and warm sun,

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23
May

Legacy, What Is a Legacy? – A Poem Inspired By the Musical Hamilton

Hamilton, the smash-hit musical that has taken the world by storm, is the story of the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States who started off as a poor boy in the Caribbean and went to being one of the most influential people in the creation of a new nation after the Revolutionary War.

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25
Apr

Thailand From Under the Sea

A moment of suspension in the air, flying for a second, then a huge splash and a rainbow of colors explode before me. Thousands of bright yellow fish squabble – darting from one place to another, all at the same time, all uniquely shaped, uniquely made. Deep down at the ocean bed, rainbow fish linger slowly as I try to

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18
Apr

An Ode to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a city that will always remain in my heart and it is a city where we learned so much about the world and ourselves. This is a poem that I wrote about the history, beauty, and diversity of Jerusalem.  The world is a passing of time and love, to reach a day, to yearn a new life.  For

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