The Pity Accusation

“When I was poor and complained about inequality they said I was bitter; now that I’m rich and I complain about inequality they say I’m a hypocrite. I’m beginning to think they just don’t want to talk about inequality.” –Russell Brand Lately I’ve been getting a lot of backlash for being so open about my … Continue reading The Pity Accusation

Recovering from Devotion

أَنِ اغْدُوا عَلَىٰ حَرْثِكُمْ إِن كُنتُمْ صَارِمِينَ “Go early and rush to your orchards and crops if you wish to gather all their harvest and plentiful fruits.” -al-Qalam 68:22 “She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar. She gets up while it … Continue reading Recovering from Devotion

Displacement

There are countless people following my story and hoping I’ll write again. So here’s why I haven’t been writing. I’m one of the many victims of the United States’ third world status. I have no family to turn to for support. I’ve moved ten times in less than five years. One of those times, I … Continue reading Displacement

Yet Another GoFundMe

I’ve made so many fundraisers to get by over the past few years that waking up on Christmas Morning to calculate costs and fall short is exhausting. As many of you know, my man and I have been steadily working to pull ourselves out of poverty. We’re doing much better – in the summer of … Continue reading Yet Another GoFundMe

Arguing with the Void

Is science another religion, or does studying it benefit humanity? The more we learn, the less we know, and that massiveness of not-knowledge is the void. Physically, spiritually, consciously. That which we do not know, cannot observe, cannot comprehend, is outgrowing God so fast that he’s just ordinary beans compared to Jack’s cloud-reaching plant. And … Continue reading Arguing with the Void

An Infinite Task

I’m working harder than ever before, and this website doesn’t show it. The concepts I’m delving into are so intense, I wonder if I can blog about them. Here’s an excerpt: You prepared a table before me in the presence of my enemies. Then we broke bread together, and they washed my feet and asked … Continue reading An Infinite Task