Ramadan was different when D was 11 and autistic. Ramadan was different when D was 14 and autistic. Ramadan will be different with D now 17 and autistic. The autism diagnosis and pervasive influence... Read more
Minutes later, a door swung open, and I was confronted with jubilant chatter. Muslim men sat around communal tables eating and laughing. I may have stared, if only for a moment, before an older... Read more
The first time I listened to Chimamanda Adichie’s TEDx talk, “We should all be feminists,” I was so inspired by it that I made all my friends watch it and immediately declared myself to be feminist.... Read more
Was the Islamic golden age an interfaith utopia or a prolonged period of subjugation for the Jews and Christians? Why is this period also called the golden age of Jewish-Muslim relations? The... Read more
I’m no athlete, not by a long shot. But last summer I was in a semi-decent groove, doing some running at the gym on a regular basis, attending various classes and such. I knew, given how much I... Read more
originally published on patheos.com. by Nadiah Mohajir Just recently, in casual conversation as well as in several private conversations, I have heard too many women (and in one case, a man) express... 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.