Monthly Archives: January 2016

“Don’t let them change you”

This Man, my father. My Baba “Don’t let them change you, I used to be like you Sawsan, then I listened to them and I changed, I became like them, Don’t let them change YOU”… He always said it when … Continue reading

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The four universal healing salves. “In many shamanic societies, if you came to a shaman or medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four questions. When did you stop dancing? When did you … Continue reading

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The rest is up to YOU.

[Million and a half people ride the L trains everyday. Over the years I’ve written wills for about 8000 of them. Sat with them as they combed through their assets. Figured which kid gets the painting over the fire-place, which … Continue reading

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New Treasures…

Last week was the first time I hear the voice of my six and a half year old son I last saw in February of 2003, other than in my dreams. He was teaching layla how to use an app, … Continue reading

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A wish to be invisible!

If there ever was a super power I wished to posses it was the ability to be invisible when I want to. This Wednesday morning I realized that wish had come true a while back. I realized that as I … Continue reading

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The 5th floor corner room facing East.

I remember the instant the idea of her was conceived as vividly as I remember holding her in my arms the first time. Her soul had been roaming around so close asking to come through. She knocked and knocked from … Continue reading

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WINNER of my heart.

This Haiku won 3rd place last year in the Chicago Public Schools Haiku competition for 5th graders at the Harold Washington Library. My Dad’s Nuclear My Mom is a Solar Star I Am Energy – Layla Zeki AKA “little one”

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