All tagged freedom

Sarajevo-U2-19 Years Ago- It Was Real

To this day, I cannot believe that in only three years we moved from the sniper fire, shelling, death and hunger to a U2 concert, their POPMart tour. For me this was the first time that the world has come back to us. They arrived, the four of them, Bono, the Edge, Adam and Larry, bringing all that we yearned for, freedom, carelessness, release, life.

Ramdan Mubarak to Humanity

There is something mysterious that surrounds the month of Ramadan. There is this anticipation of the body cleansing and the hunger. There is an understanding that our souls are trying to get closer to the elusive Superior Being and seek forgiveness for the life which comes after our bodies are no longer alive.

Call me a Communist

 My work colleague (who is a hard core Republican married to a German lady) used to call me “commie”, a somewhat endearing term that he always used when teasing me about my childhood spent growing up in socialist Yugoslavia