Spiritual abusers destroy a believer’s ability for discernment, leading them to spend a life time searching for guidance like a blind man in need of a guide dog. Read more

There is an urgent need for Muslim women religious leaders, speakers, preachers, mentors and organizational decision makers. When vulnerable young women can reach out to fellow women as shaykhas, mentors and leaders, they can be better protected from the wiles and the sexts of the latest buff young hafiz on the lecture circuit, who has only one part of the Yusuf story on his mind. Read more

For years, I didn’t know where to stand on Muharram and Ashura. But then my Blackness showed me the way. Read more

He was from the right, and he probably voted for Trump! What do I do? This changed the dynamic of the whole relationship. I was accidentally brilliant in my decision to meet him. Read more

Henry David Thoreau said, “If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.” Here are five ways to help us all get through our disappointments in life. Read more

Who is Hamza Yusuf and why is he causing such a stir in the Muslim community? Read more

It has now been sixteen years since the 9/11 attacks, and as a Muslim American, each year I mourn the endless amount of violence that my communities have experienced not just at the hands of the state, but from society at large. Read more

Do you identify as spiritual but not religious? If so, you are certainly not alone. Read more

For all the talk of Muslim solidarity, it seems that after all, the best hope for the Rohingya is that the United States and the European Union use the diplomatic clout they possess to sway the Myanmar government. Read more

Rescinding DACA would also be disastrous to our economy. Removing 800,000 people from the workforce nationwide would cost the country $433.4 billion in GDP loss over a decade. Read more

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