Onward To the Palace of Wisdom- Love, Pt. 1

The Divine Fool  Laila and Majnu (Qais) -Ganjavi (Persia)  Qais falls in love with the moon princess, Laila whose name means sweetheart. Sadly her father marries her to another man. Qais love is so obsessive that he’s deemed insane and forbidden from seeing his beloved Laila in the flesh again. Thus he sees her in […]

Of Words, a Raft, & a Dragonfly

“And the raft is cast aside on the shore of destination only replaced by a new raft which in time will discard itself, inasmuch as knowledge begets wisdom.” -JC I had a dream that I lived on an island, a faraway island where I was completely ignorant of the world and my place in it. And one […]

Living Life on River Time

Many summers ago I was sitting on the levee watching the Mississippi, that venerable old man of rivers, as sacred as the Ganges and the Nile, proud and steady with a thousand tales screaming silently to be told. Though I had seen the river hundreds of times, it was during this one particular visit that […]