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September 2016 Archives

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring I QUICKLY PASS OVER the pictures in my Twitter feed. I try not to read the news reports. I even confess at getting a bit annoyed at the […]

I first heard it while listening (for the tenth time) to Disney’s “Pirate Fairy” movie in the car. Towards the end of the film, they play Natasha Bedingfield’s song “Weightless,” and it is a very catchy tune. I looked up […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Everlastingly Loving and Caring While the investigation into the motives of the suspected bomber in NYC continues, there is one aspect that gave me pause: Multiple federal law enforcement and intelligence sources […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring I have always liked Coldplay and its songs, but I have never been a true fan…until after I saw them in concert. They put on an amazing show, […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring ALTHOUGH Eid-ul-Adha is the pinnacle of the Hajj season, it is not the end of it. Starting today, and for the two days after that, the pilgrims will […]

In the Name of God: The Eternally and Extremely Loving and Caring I usually look at the calendar for the expected timing of the two major Muslim holidays well in advance, so I can plan my work schedule around them. […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring  It does make me pause a little that the highest ranking government official to ever address the largest gathering of American Muslims – the 53rd annual convention of […]

In the Name of God: The Eternally and Extremely Loving and Caring  I have been following American Muslim Hip-Hop group Native Deen for more than two decades now. Their music represents the best of American Muslims: providing entertainment that educates […]