“Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.” – Rumi
You can’t swing a lolcat by the tail on the Internet these days without banging into a quote by Rumi. In spite of how widespread his poetry is, few are familiar with the spiritual path that inspired his words.
Unwittingly I stumbled into Sufism in my mid-20s, and it blew my world open, turned everything upside down in the best possible way. Now I’m trying to make sense of my life as a walking contradiction, striving to live authentically in my pursuit of Truth with a capital T… Love with a capital L… Also occasionally humor with a lowercase h.
Writing is how I process, it’s how I make sense of this perplexing, ridiculous, heartbreaking, awe inspiring world. This blog is my take-no-prisoners approach to empowering everyone to stand in their own glorious contradictions, to explore the world beyond their own comfort zones. If you spend any time reading my posts, I hope they challenge you, provoke you, cause you to reflect.
This is my journey to search the depths of my heart: one part sassy California girl, another part cerebral bookworm. Two dashes mystical Islam, and a pinch of entrepreneurial spirit. Always curious, striving to be intellectually honest. 100% hopeless dreamer.
This is my journey to know myself, to make the most of this one precious life, to live it out loud and on my own terms…