Wisdom Wednesday…. Mistakes are mindful experiences

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have your "mistakes" ignited a purpose? Recognizing a purpose through a decision gone wrong; is this even logic - for some it is. Our mistakes and challenges are the errors that will also form the sentences of your story; each period, comma, and exclamation - will narrate an oral narrative of your life. When reflecting on a mistake, most of us can dwell ourselves into an unproductive, and/or depressive behavior; which we may regret. Mainly because our choices did not produce the … [Read more...]

Pause for this Brief Conscious Break

We break your regular programming for this brief conscious break....  The urban community is being attacked through suggestive language that is manipulating mentals around the world. The clash of historical influences are at odds. One side is justifying their decision making and re-enforcing their so-called historical authoritarian beliefs. The other side is tired and frustrated of issuing out Trust in Hope of a valuable return on investment for justice, consequently surviving a tormented … [Read more...]

Wisdom Wednesday… Why am I a Muslim

"Why am I Muslim?" There's a number of reasons for this decision I can think of. I will say, "it is an innate feeling, for us having a desire for success." Growing up in urban Compton, California the desires for success are high. It has nothing to do with the narrative of gangs,crime, or why I did not win the sixth grade student council election for president; but more of having a stable mental health. After experiencing days of ignorance (Jahiliyyah) which would include; sex, drugs and … [Read more...]

#WisdomWed … When Reality Sets In

We live in world of true reality, fiction and myths. We choose to partake in the ones associated with hope, cheer and prosperity. Regardless how untrue a myth or a fictional character  appears to be, we continue to practice and pass these tales down to generations to come. In search of something to relieve our everyday worries or just to spread a good intention. It will come a time when falsehood will collide with the Truth. We must then weigh the facts and accept its reality, presumably, … [Read more...]

#WisdomWed, Calling on the U.S. State Department

U.S. State Department, 28 families in Sheikh Jarrah are in need of some political assistance. Currently the occupation in their local area, are evicting Muslim residents and taking control of their property by force. In the United States this act would be considered "Home Invasion!" New Ground: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change held a private screening for its alumni, viewing this docu-movie "My Neighbourhood" created mixed emotions of sorrow, cruelty, a no sense for human dignity and … [Read more...]

Every Thursday with the Leader in You

"Every Thursday" will feature people of creativity and/or ideas of leadership throughout their work. The New World Order is now active and where are you at? This is no conspiracy theory comment, just stating a fact. We are upon a new age of politics, social justice, the use of technology and gender relationships. A much different time period, than 30 years ago.  Generation X are now leaders, facilitating and shaping policies for change. We are upon obtaining human rights, for our global … [Read more...]

Every Thursday with the Volunteer

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"Every Thursday" will feature people of creativity and/or ideas of leadership throughout their work.  America is a nation of "People Helping People." A place where individuals give sincerely, for true causes. Donating their valuable time to assure goals worth believing in, are reached. The Volunteers of America are leaders; they help non-profit, community organizations, and neighbors achieve various important tasks. Volunteers contribute ideas, give effort and resources for critical … [Read more...]

Wisdom Wednesday… Inherited Prejudices

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How can one's thinking and decision-making be insightful or leading, if his/her condition is tainted by pre-existing issues? Community relationships are suffering; because today's power brokers, leaders and family heads all have inherited prejudices from previous generations. Subsequently, suppressing emerging leaders from practicing basic principles, for unity between community members. "When the Elephants war, the grass suffers" An African Proverb New leaders cannot move forward … [Read more...]

Create A Voice on Patheos

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Ramadan Mubarak, Greetings or Hello... This is a blessing joining Patheos team, as they host conversations of faith. I am Umar Hakim – an organizer, a new media personality, consultant of urban technology (ask later..lol)  and most of all, a person with imagination. Please follow my blog-ver-sa-tions as I post under some unique categories of Create-A-Voice. Watch, Listen and Read...Relevant Blog-ver-sa-tions. What is a blog-ver-sa-tion, you might be wondering? It is where blogging meets … [Read more...]


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