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The tale of Harvey Weinstein is a cautionary one, reminding all those who have power one thing: the Lord suffers absolutely no rival.

In the Name of God, The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring I sat next to a physician colleague from Texas last week at a leadership development conference in Seattle. As part of the discussion in the course, I mentioned […]

In the Name of God, the Extremely and Endlessly Loving and Caring When you meet him, you are immediately struck by his humility, his kindness, and his awe-inspiring intelligence. Yet, you do not realize that you are standing next to […]

In the Name of God, The Extremely and Endlessly Loving and Caring Here we go again. It appears that tropical storm Maria is likely to become a hurricane and ravage the very same islands which her cousin Irma attacked just […]

As millions of Muslims gear up for the once-in-lifetime Hajj, everyone can bask in the warmth of these Muslim “high holy days.”

Many people will be watching the solar eclipse with great anticipation. Many Muslims will also be marking the event with a special prayer.

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring Racial hatred is a fire, and we saw the results of such hatred this past weekend, when 20-year-old James Alex Fields Jr rammed his car into a crowd […]

What happened in Charlottesville, just like in Minneapolis the week before, was terrorism, plain and simple.

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring Let me say this up front: extremist savages have no regard for the sacred: An ISIS suicide bomber attacked the holy city of the Prophet Muhammad, Medina, in […]

The beautiful diversity of the American Muslim wedding I attended showed the beauty that is America today.