This article was first published in The Jewish Independent, on March 17, 2006 San Francisco While visiting Southeast Asia for half a year, Ellen and David Newman were deeply moved by the religious diversity surrounding them. "We saw many practising Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims," David Newman recalled. "It led us to an even broader notion of many paths." [...]
The video is long gone from their site, as are the videos on Fox and another ABC station, but I just found this transcript online, from the ABC News video clip in Los Angeles. By ABC7 Tuesday, July 13, 2010 LOS ANGELES No matter what your dance skill level is a new class is designed to [...]
I am shocked By the number of people Who will not bother to ask If you are OK Who will not bother To take action When they know You are not I am honored To have found a select few Who have been there for me In ways that exceed What others offer And that [...]
I’m thinking about Boundaries containers structures Understanding that I have limitations That I cannot continue being A wellspring of raw strength Available to all as needed My fear is that your life my life Are I competition with each other now Clamoring for the resource of my energy Which is being worn down systematically By [...]
Unrelenting intensity Excruciating loss The stakes are high I find myself alone In a churning ocean Waves crashing at me From all sides My strength depleted Danger to my life But it won’t let up And these waters Are the very ones That soothed me healed me That now threaten To drown me ©2019 by [...]
You wear the uniform Of tattoos muscles and a pout Maybe a little hair falling in your eyes I used to go for that kind of guy But now I want someone With a sparkle in his eye ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s [...]
I don’t understand No longer loving someone I understand putting distance And communicating about why I don’t understand Suddenly not caring ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.
You want out You get out I’m looking for the man Who will lift me up Now blow me off Be inspired Not intimidated Co-create Not compete The man who will show up Not take off ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.
I live in a world of people Who take things as they are Who wallow in inertia Wait around for someone else To do to act ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.
I’ve been Chasing explaining persuading For a lifetime now And I’m wondering What I need to shift internally To extricate myself from this role I thought you needed The information energy strategy But you lack the will entirely Making my efforts useless pointless And self destructive From the ensuing frustration ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All [...]