I have come into this world to see this: the sword drop from men’s hands even at their arc of rage, because we have finally realized there is just one flesh we can wound. — Hafiz. Hafiz is a 14th century Sufi poet who is considered to one of history’s lyrical geniuses. Emerson once said of…

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Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up. — Ralph Waldo Emerson I can’t tell many times people have encouraged me to look back, crawl in a hole, and be sad and bitter. It seems the easy thing to do, but not the right thing. We all have worries. They come in many forms —…

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Ring the bells that still can ring, Forget your perfect offering, There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. — Leonard Cohen, Anthem I am a son of an engineer, and educated as one too, but it doesn’t take an engineer to know that when one finds a crack in a…

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  Where there is no vision, a people perish. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Great leaders have vision, for a better world, a more peaceful world, and kinder and gentler world. I would add to Emerson’s quote that if the vision is about power and personal gain, not the betterment of others, than yes, “a people perish.”   We…

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