“A Flower With No Foundation”

  Author’s note: From here on out I’ll be providing citations from The Holy Qur’an: A Reformist Translation     Have you ever felt like a flower with no foundation? As if what you believed to be reality was completely swept from under your feet? For a long time ever since I was a child I struggled with what to… Read more →

“The Sound of Silence”

  Silence is something that I’m grateful to have, especially in a world that is getting noisier and noisier by the day. Some weeks ago while drying my clothes at my local laundromat, I decided to skateboard down this street that I always passed by but never bothered to explore. Down this path I stumbled upon a yacht shipyard and… Read more →

“From Dust To Dust”

  12. We created Man from a quintessence (of clay); 13. Then We placed him as (a drop of) sperm in a place of rest, firmly fixed; 14. Then We made the sperm into a clot of congealed blood; then of that clot We made (a fetus) lump; then We made out of that lump bones and clothed the bones… Read more →

“Metaphorical Game Cartridge”

  The Domino’s uniform that I adorn is a metaphorical game cartridge. The moment I put it on I’m participating in the mini-game that is called the pizza business. Working at Domino’s Pizza or any other occupation is more than just making money, you gain some valuable experiences and skills that can be applicable to many areas of life. Taking… Read more →

Fullmetal Alchemist: A Human Retrospective

  Warning: This post assumes that you’ve already finished FMAB in its entirety as there will be spoilers ahead.   Fullmetal Alchemist is a series that has long been highly regarded and respected by many anime fans since its manga debut in 2001 and subsequently its anime adaptation in 2003, followed by its stellar 2009 re-adaptation Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.  … Read more →