JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Hammed Al-Tamimi, author of Divine Innocence
Imagine being born in a prison of his own mind. Hank goes into the world of drugs; heroin, hashish, pills, and whatever he could consume. Drugs came to be his life, the thought of taking them away would be like trying to drown or suffocate yourself – it was better than the air he breathed.
Hank’s addiction ate away at the core of his own soul, destroying everything around him, not understanding his other extreme personality he had embedded deep into his mind, his disease, or anything about why he did and thought like he did. Until one day, rock bottom hit him hard enough to open up his eyes – going back to the very beginning, going back to Divine Innocence.
Hank frees himself from active addiction and turns his life around. But, does he turn it around for the better or worse? Is it possible to free yourself from the chains that continuously bound you heavily onto the ground? Will Hank discover something in him? Or is he just the failure everyone sees him to be?
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “Divine Innocence”?
Hammed Al-Tamimi: I got it from true raw weakness, pain and vulnerability. It’s somewhat ironic how something as beautiful as “inspiration” gives you Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Hammed Al-Tamimi, author of Divine Innocence