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The Light

March 27, 2017  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
The Light

Like many others, who are fascinated by poetry and mysticism, I am overwhelmed with the world of Rumi. Known to literature as Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, the Persian poet and Sufi is called Mowlana in the Eastern world – our master – while to the West, he is simply Rumi. Years of probing into his […]

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Make This World A better Place

January 27, 2017  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Make This World A better Place
  • Make This World A better Place

I don’t care what your party, your belief, or your lifestyle may be. All I know is that ever since the last election, most people seem to be going through life like a partially deflated balloon, not strong enough to soar, nor empty enough to stay grounded! Everyone is worried, scared even, and everyone hopes […]

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RESOLUTION

January 1, 2017  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
RESOLUTION

On the first day of each year, I tend to follow tradition, make a list of new year plans. And every year, like the rest of the world, I fail to keep my promise. Now older and wiser, this time I decided to first research the true meaning of the word ‘resolution.’ To begin my […]

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Now What?

December 27, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
Now What?

The Christmas lights outside continue to blink, and the tree seems relieved to have safely delivered all the gifts it had guarded. I brace myself for the time when my children will go back to their busy lives. Soon it will be the New Year, a time to reflect on what is behind us, and […]

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Let Me Be!

December 5, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Let Me Be!
  • Let Me Be!
  • Let Me Be!
  • Let Me Be!

Yesterday, at a rather crowded gathering, everyone at our table was expressing their discontent over the recent news. After a while, and when I had not said a word, one of the guests asked me, “What do you think about HIM?” I gave the question some thought and responded, “I don’t!” She seemed puzzled, so […]

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