Once upon a time, I knew a man.
I met him at a writing course which he was teaching at Bøler Library.
Today I found out that he has crossed over to the other side.
I felt a strong desire to honour him by sharing a poem he had written.
Continue reading RIP Mr Nils
Once upon a time, I knew a man.
I got that idea out of desperation – it was December 2019, and I felt very badly about my body. I needed a project, something to hold on to, and I saw a video about a woman who did 365 days of yoga, says Corinne Dutil in this interview. That is how she started her 365 days challenge with yoga. Continue reading One day at a time
During an interview once, I was asked a question that made me a little nervous. The question was:
“What is a good conversation for you, and with whom do you have good conversations?” At that moment, that question puzzled me, but now I would like to pass that question on to you with my twist.
This post is about being booted out of Google account and separated from parts of my life. With Faceless Google there is almost no way to recover the account if you have locked yourself out of it. Because of security reasons. How did I solve the problem? Please read the post and see. Continue reading Mr Google and Me
God moved into our nation and settled there. It was 1979, and I was only seven years old. He took over the country with Ayatollah Khomeini. He was a “man” with a long beard and turban who looked more like an Indian than an Iranian. This text is part of my in-progress memoir, which I plan to publish in the future in the divine timing. Continue reading When God moved into our nation
The beauty that goes hand in hand with drama. It lurks around every corner of life, in unforeseen events, political upheavals, and human encounters. Continue reading The unbearable lightness of life
What is love? What do people think of when they hear the word love? And how do they express love? Continue reading When i say the word love what do people think of
Knowing oneself is, to me, the key to the path of spirituality or on the ladder of awareness. Continue reading The art of knowing oneself
Commentary by Troy Headrick I have a lot in common with David, musician and subject of this shortdocumentary by Parisa. For example, we both have eye diseases. In my case, I was diagnosed with a dry form of Macular Degeneration and will eventually lose a lot (if not all) of my central vision. He also left his place of birth and “found himself” abroad. That … Continue reading A crazy way of expression
What if someone asked you what spirituality means to you? What would you answer? I explore this question through this post. Continue reading What Does Spirituality Mean To You?
I spoke with artist Star Lunita Loca about the process of creating art, where she gets inspiration from, and how being stung by a venomous scorpion changed her life as an artist. Continue reading A venomous scorpion sting and a new space within
Single and ready to mingle An interrupted delay on my journey to the city center has turned it from a simple journey, into an expedition to the center of the Earth. “How about instead using the extra time to write a blog post instead of stressing?” I take out my mobile phone and start typing. I let the words flow, inspired by “Hypnotic Writing” by … Continue reading Single and ready to mingle at 50