How to Help Those Affected by the California Wildfires – 2.0

I'm disheartened as I find myself writing another version of a similarly titled rant. The wildfires burning across not just the state of California, but the entire western US region is alarming and heartbreaking. Mainly caused by the effects of climate change and a few dumb human mistakes, these fires have now become one of…

Picture of the Day

Alhamdulillah (Praise God) for the beauty of the small things in our path. Blessed Friday to one and all!

Back to Normal? What Normal?

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBQyo8hg8yi/ I recently posted the following statement on Instagram and Twitter, "I do not want to go back to normal. I want to go forward to a better, brighter, and peaceful future." I have been reflecting a lot these past several weeks on many, many things, from what's happening around us to my personal well…

A Moment of Reflection

The other day, I went out for a walk after staying home for a good week straight. Upper Great Highway by the Ocean Beach Trail was (and still is) closed to traffic. The skies were a bit gloomy, the air was cold and the waves were hushed. I just stood there in the middle of…

Picture of the Day

On this blessed Friday, I ask that God grant you and yours the faith, calm, peace and serenity to get through this uncertain and hectic chaos of our world right now.