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… Get Off the Menu

We are in a new era, where new voices and creative thinkers are being asked to lead. Help to make a difference with others who are willing to follow relevant leadership. As a team, we can identify local issues and organize strategy for change. Our presence is being requested, but most of us are not showing up. A thought, "If you are not at the table, then you are on the menu" (think about it)!or·gan·ize /ˈôrgəˌnīz/ verb 1. Arrange into a structured whole; order: "organize lessons in a planne … [Read more...]

#WisdomWed… Inspiration, a Thought and Words

"Words shape minds, and Minds make Men" a quote once heard, remembered and we use here often.What inspires a person's wisdom? Is it their experience, is it their circumstances or theology or is it just one's desire to make a lasting impression on people. Can it be "sincerity"? The humility of a man or a woman, whose studies have shaped their emotional intelligence. Humbly they are just conveying a message, not intending to be profound, but are only seeking peace for mankind as their words, … [Read more...]

Every Thursday with Social Innovation

"Every Thursday" will feature people of creativity and/or ideas of leadership throughout their work.Recently an organization concluded their two-part series on Community Organizing. Thanksgiving weekend during the Muslim American Society Conference, in Long Beach, California.For over 15 years, the #ILMfoundation is a provider of socialpreneurial programs. Established in 1998 for the Greater Los Angeles urban community. Founder Imam Saadiq Saafir has groomed and shared his vision with … [Read more...]

Wisdom Wednesday… Peace, Justice for Humanity

Balance

These days, it seem the whole world is asking for Peace, Justice, and Human Rights. Political Powers and Social Political groups, are exercising unjust protocols, over the  people they supposely speak for.Justice, a notion always referenced but lately it's rarely felt, witnessed and/or issued across paradigms morally. The general public need a spokesman to define justice and how to apply it evenly for all classes. "Umar Ibn Al Khattab: Principles of Administartion" deal directly with … [Read more...]

Wisdom Wednesday… be Original

"Go where no man, has gone before" Star Trek

You already know "what" you do and "how" you do it, but only a few know "why" they do it, (Simon Sinek). Knowing the quality of your intellect. A factor which motivate one's willing abilities, passionately keeping an individual and/or an organization focused on the mission ahead.You picture, your authenticity becoming a tangible asset whether it's an invention, expression or writing one of those classics songs to be. A geuine concept the people have never utilize, heard or even seen. Your … [Read more...]


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