The kids came home from school today with the usual Valentine’s paraphernalia. We don’t “do” the holiday at home really. (Though husband I joke back and forth about it, our latest being riffs on... Read more
February being Black History Month, I feel that not only is there a need to partake in celebrating this month, it is our responsibility as Muslims to do so. Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali are among the... Read more
My wife and I were recently invited to lead another service at our local Unitarian chapel and when thinking about what our theme should be, it occurred to us that both Muslims and Unitarians... Read more
The movie Bilal: a New Breed of Hero connected with me as a descendant of slaves and inheritor of the Black Muslim Movement in the United States. By Layla Abdullah-Poulos I wanted to have the... Read more
In my last post, I mentioned that religious beliefs are often based on faith, not science. Faith is beyond science. If you believe in something after “science has proven it”, that’s no longer faith.... Read more
Lord! We heard a voice inviting us to faith, saying, "Believe in your Lord," and we believed. O Sustainer, absolve us of our sins, remit from us our evil deeds, and allow us to pass away as the devout.