The Little Things

What an honor to have published my piece, “The Little Things” in The Good Men Project, a smart site with thought-provoking and insightful articles.

Published November 9, 2020.

God As An Artist

I am honored to announce the publication of my piece “God As An Artist” in the prestigious British Magazine, Watkins Mind Body Spirit.

Published March 20, 2020.

The World Travels Around Me

I am honored to announce the publication of my piece “The World Travels Around Me” in the prestigious British Magazine (printed and digital) Watkins Mind Body Spirit – Winter 2018, Issue #56.

King of Kings

“I was awestruck, dumbfounded, mesmerized by the monumental magnificence of this phenomenon. I realized that I was witnessing a truly Divine show in all its glory.”
Published on on April 19, 2018.

Love Is As Love Does

“Love is action. It is conscious striving for the beloved. It is willful thoughtfulness properly planned and executed.”

Published on on February 13, 2018.

I Am Not Good

It is not who I am that distinguishes me from him, but who I want to be. It is not my Nature that makes me different, but my Aspiration.”

Published in the Medium Publication “Be Yourself” on February 4, 2018.

Living Transformer

“You are a living transformer.

First – the body. Things go in and come out. Food becomes energy, then excrement. The lungs are pistons. Air comes in, feeds the blood, air goes out. Everything entering your body is transformed by the transformer that you are. You are a twenty-four-hour working body-factory.”

Published on on January 23, 2018.

On Busyness

“The opposite of Busyness is not sloth, but stillness: Modern man requires incessant activity because he fears stillness.”

Published on Thrive Global on November 21, 2017.

At the Tip of Time’s Arrow

“These three – responsibility, power, and gratefulness – must work in tandem and harmoniously complement one another. Let everything we do be permeated by the realization of our default and extraordinary position at the tip of Time’s arrow, at the summit of evolution.”

Published on on October 30, 2017.

License to Raise and Rule

“How is it that we allow people to do the two most important jobs in human society without having a license to do so? Time to change the way we think.”

Published on the HuffPost (US Edition) on September 12, 2017.

Leaping into the Unknown

“Whether big or small, the Unknown beckons us to move forward, explore new ways of behavior and living, touch Life at new points, connect with the ground of our Being. By moving within the field of the known and familiar, we stop learning and developing; by moving towards the Unknown we expand and evolve.”

Published on on July 20, 2017.

The Eternal Ragpicker

“Your life is not really your life.

It is spread out, scattered around the cosmos. It was there before you were born. It is there – all of it – at the moment of your birth.”

Published on on April 10, 2017.

Just For Me

While I was traveling around the world, one of the things that never ceased to amaze me was just how many events seemed to converge at specific times and places so as to uniquely enrich my travel experiences.

Published on on March 15, 2017.

Planet Utah

“Utah is another planet.

This is no hyperbole: Southern Utah has the greatest concentration of natural wonders in the world!”

Published on the HuffPost (US Edition) on February 20, 2017.

Day and Night

“Once in awhile, it is good to meditate on this idea while observing the starlit night sky, to feel how rare in the universe is a living planet with light and sounds, and living entities with eyes and ears and hands and minds.”

Published on on January 30, 2017.


“We are all alive; but how Alive are we?

Breathing, eating, and sleeping, places us in the category of living organisms of the animal kingdom. We all pertain by default to this being-aliveness. We exist, we are alive – still.”

Published on on September 7, 2016.

The Magical Arabia of Our Childhood Imagination

“Just as I was about to proclaim the disappearance of the Arabia of the imagination, there she was: the Queen of all medieval cities, the heir to the magical world of the 1001 Arabian Nights.”

Published on the HuffPost (US edition) on September 6, 2016.

Japan the Magnificent

“Japan is the only country currently living in the twenty-second century. So, if one wants to see a positive version of the future of humanity, a glimpse of the planet after all of us will have passed away, Japan is the place to visit.”

Published on the HuffPost (US edition) on July 27, 2016.

The Honey of the Shoeshiner

“Through his skillful work, like a busy bee, he gathers with each perfect shoeshine the nectar of the visible and transforms it into the Honeycomb of the Invisible: into a perfection of work and an achievement that resides in a domain that is outside this world. Although his work is in the world, it is not of the world – it transcends it.”

Published on on July 25, 2016.

Coronavirus IV – Two Worlds

6 January 2021

As we enter the second year of the pandemic, a new reality takes shape in the world: There is a palpable split between the East and the West. The East is fast reverting back to complete pre-virus normality. The Asia-Pacific countries that will have successfully gotten rid of the virus will soon open travel between one another by creating travel-bubbles — travel restrictions being the last remaining bastion of defense against the pandemic.

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Coronavirus III – The Resistance to Change

12 July 2020

The countries that are suffering the most during this pandemic are those that most resisted change. By bringing together Heraclitus, Newton, and … the chess world champion, Magnus Carlsen, this essay explores the multifaceted elements of the power that moves the cosmos – Change.

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