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About Me

I am father to a beautiful two-year old daughter and husband to my best friend, the love of my life, my soul mate. My life has been through ups and downs. Being only 26 and have had the immense blessing

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Spoken Word Poetry

Music today has no depth, no meaning. It does not provoke thought or leave you with questions to reflect on, even though music is something most of us have plugged into our ears 24/7. My mission is to use my

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Blog

My blog holds all the various resources that have totally changed my life. After reading a great book, watching a informative lecture, or seeing an eye opening documentary I write an article summarizing my thoughts and point my readers to

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Social Media

Resources are such that they can not be confined to any one medium. I believe our greatest resource for learning and growing is through the various social media platforms. I utilize each to bring you positive content that will lead

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Latest Posts

Hamza Yusuf: Respond with What is Better

January 6, 2016 | 2 Comments

This is a great lecture especially with everything going on in the world. This is a must watch for Muslim’s as we need to incorporate these great teachings into the very fabric of our lives. We can not let the Read more »

Marriage: Parents vs. Daughters

January 6, 2016 | No Comments

I’ve begun to notice a strange phenomenon targeting our women. It starts when she reaches 24 and worsens the older she gets. This phenomenon is called the, you’re getting too old for marriage so lets keep pressuring you until you Read more »

Gratitude: Extinguisher of Depression

December 14, 2015 | No Comments

You feel a sickness inside of you. An anchor weighing you down. You might not even know why you’re feeling this way, you probably don’t. This makes you angry at yourself, leading you to a self repressive cycle Read more »

Cultivating Talent, A Father’s Insight

November 24, 2015 | No Comments

 

I was talking with my wife the other day. We were having a nice conversation about our childhoods. She was telling me that even though she is grown up, she still looks for encouragement from her parents. Being an artist, Read more »

What is True Education – Hamza Yusuf

November 19, 2015 | No Comments

A great video by the astounding scholar Sheikh Hamza Yusuf. Education comes from the root word educare which means to lead out, to remember what you already know. This video is a must watch if you want to learn more about Read more »

Paris: A Human’s Perspective

November 16, 2015 | No Comments

Understanding the buildup to Paris.

You must understand that war is profitable. It makes certain people a lot of money. It is for this reason business men hate war, but if they are in the business of war, they love war. Read more »

The Power of Introverts

November 2, 2015 | No Comments

As an introvert, this video really helped me understand myself. I suffered from the problems she talks about heavily all throughout my schooling. I always thought there was something wrong with me, that I needed to change, be more outgoing Read more »

Dan Barber: A Surprising Parable of Foie Gras

November 2, 2015 | No Comments

A prequel, if you will, of his amazing talk How I fell in Love with a Fish. I admire chef Dan Barber for his pursuit of finding better ways to farm, cook, and bring food into the discussion of Read more »

Processed Meats: Seeing the Whole Picture

October 29, 2015 | No Comments

A report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) has caused people to look more carefully at the types of meat they are eating. WHO states that processed meats can cause cancer. You can read the whole report Read more »

Dan Barber: How I fell in Love with a Fish

October 27, 2015 | 4 Comments

Another great TED Talk by Chef Dan Barber. He talks about how a fish he loved to eat was no longer his favorite fish after he found out what they fed that fish as feed. An important TedTalk discussing the Read more »