The Wudu Cling On Sale during Ramadan

To celebrate Ramadan, I’ve put The Wudu Cling on SALE. Normally 10.00 each, you can buy them now for 7.50 each or 2 for 15.00 Here are the links. Amazon: The Wudu Cling (Yellow) The Wudu Cling (Blue)  Etsy: The Cling Shop   [Read more…]

This Weekend’s Featured author on AltMuslim

  When I started writing this blog, it was with the hopes that it would be a touchstone for people like me, searching for a source of support in this wonderful, exciting, challenging and often lonely journey of being in an interfaith relationship with a Muslim spouse. A source of comfort and a place for [Read More…]

Proof of God; Defining Moments

It seems to me that the 2016 election will be one of those defining moments in history, much like Pearl Harbor, or 9/11 or Rabaa. There will be the time before…and the aftermath. The United States will be forever changed. The world as we know it will be forever changed. Our children and grandchildren will [Read More…]

My Journey with The Story of God

“You said you prayed about it. I know your husband and children are Muslim, but what religion are you?” She asked. “Its complicated,” I said, “I’m on a journey and I don’t quite know where it will lead.” My mother grew up in a Catholic family. She and her 5 brothers and sisters went to [Read More…]

What Do You Give?

Do you volunteer? Do you send in snacks? Do you buy from the school fundraiser? Do you offer help? I’m not talking about giving money to panhandlers, but truly giving of yourself. Your time. Sometimes your money. I’ve noticed that the concept of giving is different for people of different economic status, different religions, and [Read More…]

Islamic Life Hack – The Wudu Cling

When I agreed to marry Khaled and raise our future children Muslim, I didn’t understand all of the minute, tiny details of difference that would surface between my upbringing and  his. Aside from the big glaring differences, his – being brought up in a different country, his parents married from a young age and staying [Read More…]

Getting Excited

These days my life is a lot more mundane than over the top Islamic. I work. My husband works. My people go to school. They have friends. We grocery shop, we do yard work, we clean the house. Rinse, repeat. I’ve been living this Islamic Life for going on almost 20 years now. Sometimes I [Read More…]

Finding the Perfect Agenda

I love shopping for school supplies.  I do.  I love new paper, new folders, cute binder clips, gel pens, colored pencils and the perfect #2 pencil.  I love new lunch boxes and new locker locks.  I love it all, just as long as I can shop when no one is in the store, and by [Read More…]

Preparing for Ramadan 2014

T-3 Days Until Fasting Commences! Preparations for Ramadan have been on my mind since early April.  Why? Well, because in April I started planning for summer camps and different appointments.  I’ve made the mistake of scheduling soccer camp during Ramadan. I learned the hard way not to plan anything strenuous during this month.  Yes, I [Read More…]

Epic Ramadan/Eid T-Shirts 2014

Every year, I buy an Islamic themed t-shirt for my people for Eid.  In 2013, I bought these styles.  I see a lot of kids running around in the community with cute t-shirts that say something positive about being Muslim, or something related to Islam.  I don’t know if my children will ever wear their [Read More…]