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Yemeni Journey

Telling the Story

I’ve made a commitment to commit my Yemeni Journey to paper, and try to get it published in book form, insh’Allaah. This has become a priority for a number of reasons. One is simply that my heart bleeds for my second home and its beautiful, strong people. Yemen faces so[…]

To Thrive

Palestinian children crying, reaching out for the person holding the camera. A man, shielding a young boy from soldier’s bullets, not knowing that the boy, his nephew, was already dead. A picture of an Isreali soldier’s t-shirt, depicting a pregnant woman with a bullseye on her stomach. An Afghani wedding[…]

Sana’an Reflections

I sit looking out a third floor window at a sky scape punctuated at intervals with minarets, their spires seeming to pierce the clouds, climbing upward a physical reminder of the ultimate goal of life on this earth. I see narrow, winding paths snaking through back streets, past gardens pregnant with cactus[…]