Wisdom Wednesday…. Mistakes are mindful experiences

Diamonds are born under pressure

have your "mistakes" ignited a purpose?Recognizing a purpose through a decision gone wrong; is this even logic - for some it is. Our mistakes and challenges are the errors that will also form the sentences of your story; each period, comma, and exclamation - will narrate an oral narrative of your life.When reflecting on a mistake, most of us can dwell ourselves into an unproductive, and/or depressive behavior; which we may regret. Mainly because our choices did not produce the best … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Wisdom… Raise, Reduce, Eliminate

There is a good percentage of people, who believe the world's morality and social conscious is now an upside down culture. Values, principles, and ethics are being re-organized to facilitate what is percieved as bias self-interest actions. Our entertainment, politics, and some organizing campaigns literally isolates freedom of speech from being spoken. Here are my thoughts, or examples of what I feel needs clarity or discussion...How is it so easy, that over two-hundred girls are uprooted … [Read more...]

Wisdom Wednesday … Teaching Helplessness

Ask yourself, Are We Teaching Helplessness...Through past failures have we convinced and taught ourselves success cannot happen, or its far off? In fact we may have incubated a whole psychological philosophy, and culture around the concept of , "taught helplessness."This topic was inspired by my brother Kursat, who recently shared with me The Psychology of Everyday Actions by Donald A. Norman. Redesigning my game, this publication has sharpen not only my intention on new media content; … [Read more...]

Jeff’s Commentary on LA City Tom LaBonge’s motion to ban homeless feedings!

GENERAL JEFF'S THOUGHTS ON: City of LA moves to make it ILLEGAL to feed on the streets of Los Angeles (Think: Feed homeless people)A motion led by LA City Councilman Tom LaBonge and seconded by Mitch O'Farrell is making it's way through City Hall. The motion has a few objectives, but it's main focus centers on the feeding of homeless people in public streets.As a Board of Directors member for the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council (DLANC)where I represent the Skid Row residents, … [Read more...]

Bulletpoints of an Urban Thought

“the State of Poverty and its pressure, births an unique willingness to alleviate its bonds”Having been given an opportunity to survive an urban environment; it raises a person’s self-awareness to escape poverty, by having the following traits develop:• Survival: create a foundation for sustainability • Emotional Intelligence: one’s thought process; Baseerah (to have vision) • Faith: a Will to believe relief is near • an Intention: purpose, determination, volition to do good and contri … [Read more...]

Ramadan… after Day 29

Remaining in Ramadan after Ramadan....after Day 29, this has been on my mind since 2010Ramadan activates one's sincerity, subsequently while preserving oneself with patience. Fasting enriches our piety, intensifying our spiritual parts for acts of goodness. Fasting, a grateful reminder for what we have and a guidance to strive righteously for a better life. We are in the midst of forming 1 Muslim Narrative and Culture here in the United States, as ambassadors of good will. "It is So Cool … [Read more...]

Pause for this Brief Conscious Break

We break your regular programming for this brief conscious break.... The urban community is being attacked through suggestive language that is manipulating mentals around the world. The clash of historical influences are at odds. One side is justifying their decision making and re-enforcing their so-called historical authoritarian beliefs. The other side is tired and frustrated of issuing out Trust in Hope of a valuable return on investment for justice, consequently surviving a tormented … [Read more...]

Wednesday Wisdom Remembering Injustice

Justice Define

Remember Natasha Harling, 15 year old urban youth, shot and killed by a store owner. The store owner, Soon Ja Du; was only fined, given probation and community service for killing Natasha.15 days after the shooting and killing of Natasha, we witnessed the video beaten of Rodney King, by Los Angeles Police officers; who were first acquitted of the crime caught-on-video. What seem to be an open and close case, sparked April 29th. I was then was then working in the field of telecommunications … [Read more...]

Baseerah and Urban Technology

Being raised in Inner-City America is more of a gift, rather than a curse as most think. Its abrasive and agitating culture contains, insightful mental elements for successful personal growth; and/or can cause stagnation and destruction (your choice). Since African Americans appointment with slavery, our urban culture has always made lemonade from the given lemon. As now stands forth "Baseerah," a consultancy originated out of urban life and its culture. An agency of enhancing one's emotional … [Read more...]

Every Thursday… Think Positive

"Every Thursday" will feature people of creativity and/or ideas of leadership throughout their work.Today's blog-ver-sa-tion is a simple quote, for positive thinking. Look straight forward, be respectful and have humility throughout your days. Let the Creator reveal your next steps. Speak little and listen mostly. Utilize intellect, love and mercy. "Intellect is your super power." Every Thursday, to have vision... #createavoice Share us and thank you! … [Read more...]


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