Several years ago I stopped wearing a headscarf after some 25 years of observing hijab. Recently, I have been thinking I may need to start wearing it again. Not because of religious belief -- I long... Read more
It’s not easy to teach children. Whether someone is a parent, teacher, or some other caregiver of a child, they know that educating kids so they know right from wrong is a difficult job. It’s not... Read more
How does one resolve these two parallel realities – that while there are fewer people going to mosques than before, houses of worship can and often do help congregants integrate more into American... Read more
Do the Qur’an and the Bible support the flat earth theory, or the science on the subject of a round earth? Where is the belief coming from that they do? Though the concept of a spherical earth was... Read more
Have you ever wondered what it was like to hear Malcolm X speak live? Check out my exclusive interview with brother Abdullah who heard the powerful voice of Malcolm X at rallies and Mosque #7 in... Read more
Sleepless nights. As I look back at the blur that was the first year of my children’s lives, I most vividly remember exhaustion. I reached a new level of “tired” that penetrated into my bones. When... 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.