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…

Be Like Shabana. Be a Beggar for Life

Be Like Shabana. Be a #BeggarForLife. Yesterday's funeral services for our sister and friend Shabana Patel was bittersweet. We gathered amongst hundreds from many communities to support her children and honor her life. We hugged, wept, smiled and laughed remembering her warm hugs, tears, smiles and laughter. Shabana always deemed herself a #BeggarForLife as she…

Quote of the Day

Don't forget to help our sisters and brothers in Sudan, Yemen and across the globe, even with a small prayer on this glorious Friday. Happy and blessed Friday, peeps!

Foodie Farewell – a Snapchat Story

Flashback Friday to the foodie farewell Snapchat story!

#DearFerguson

  As I lay to rest, I think of my family on the other side of the world waking up. I think of his family, their grief, their sorrow, their pain. Why have we allowed a vicious cycle to continue? Why have we not learned anything from history? Violence begets violence.┬áInjustice begets injustice. Anger begets…