Last Words – On Life, Death and Forgiveness During Ramadan

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This is Day 20 of Altmuslim’s #30Days30Writers series for Ramadan 2015. By Leanne Scorzoni What was the last thing you said to someone you love? The worst thing you ever told another human being? What do you wish you could say that you never have? I’ve always struggled to connect with people who come from [Read More...]

The Mercy of Allah – My Favorite Du’a in Ramadan and Beyond (VIDEO)

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This is Day 14 of Altmuslim’s #30Days30Writers series for Ramadan 2015. By Joohi Tahir Did we ever stop to think how easy Allah SWT has made things for us? Did we grow up thinking that our deen (faith) was difficult and had too many rules and restrictions? Well, now as we reflect on this beautiful [Read More...]

Practicing Islam is Not an All or Nothing Attitude

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By Nasia Ullas A few weeks back, at an office get together, a colleague (who isn’t Muslim) told me how he used to fast four days for a particular festival observed in his faith. But he stopped fasting once he started eating meat (meat is to them what bacon and pork products are to us Muslims). He [Read More...]

Forgiveness, Not Death, for Hamza Kashgari

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By Hesham A. Hassaballa The ultimate fate of Saudi blogger, poet and writer Hamza Kashgari is still unknown. The 23-year-old, who formerly worked for the Saudi Arabia newspaper Al Bilad, recently tweeted some critical comments about the Prophet Muhammad (saw), which left conservative Saudi clerics crying blasphemy and calling for his blood. Kashgari’s cause has [Read More...]


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