Rama-Done – You’re Better At This Than You Think You Are

By Aziz Poonawalla This is Day 28 of Altmuslim’s #30Days30Writers series for Ramadan 2015. In just a few days, it’s over. We get to eat lunch again, we have the energy to tackle the “to-do” lists that have been piling up, we can reclaim our evenings and watch TV and start putting music back on [Read More…]

Sex, Drugs & the Redemptive Power of Islam – A Ramadan Lesson

This is Day 12 of Altmuslim’s #30Days30Writers series for Ramadan 2015. By Malika MacDonald Rushdan Do you remember the hadith of the prostitute who obtained paradise just by providing water to a thirsty dog? Yet, more often than not, we look down upon those who may seem beneath us. As the National Director of ICNA [Read More…]

Ramadan Quran Reading – A Book For the Whole Year

This is Day Nine of Altmuslim’s #30Days30Writers series for Ramadan 2015. By Rohail Waseem The Quran is, as I see it, a truly fascinating piece of literature. If there is one investment I have made that I will never regret in my life, it is the time I invested in understanding the Quran. The thing about [Read More…]

Clearing the Ramadan Mirror to Find Our Spiritual Clarity

This is Day Six of Altmuslim’s #30Days30Writers series for Ramadan 2015. By Omer M. Mozaffar When you look in a mirror, do you first glance at your perfections or your flaws? In public, we show not our full selves, but a few gestures. At work, we show our colleagues a glimpse of our personalities, especially when [Read More…]

Ramadan, Charleston and the Serenity within the Storm

By Zainab Chaudry This is Day Two of Altmuslim’s #30Days30Writers series for Ramadan 2015. Ramadan is upon us. We are among the lucky ones who have lived to see it again. The month of Ramadan is a time for introspection and reflection; an opportunity to refocus and reconnect with our Creator. But, this year, it’s off [Read More…]

Ramadan 2015 – #30Days30Writers – A Special Altmuslim Project

This upcoming Ramadan includes fasting on the longest day of the year in many parts of the world – June 21. And while much of the Muslim blogosphere is abuzz with “get-ready-for-Ramadan” posts and advice articles, the obvious question we have for you is — are you Ramadan ready? Neither are we, but we’re getting [Read More…]


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