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In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring  Our world is just a little bit darker today. Our world is just a little bit dimmer. Our world has lost a true Hero. Our world has lost […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring  During our vacation in Paris last summer, there were some things about French life and culture that I found refreshing: the slower pace of life, the insistence on […]

In the Name of God: The Infinitely Merciful and Compassionate Beloved Lord It always did pain me. In many mosques – too many, actually – the space for women is woefully inadequate (if not downright gross). Of course, I never […]

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved Cadburry Mini Eggs. On sale. YUM. YUM.

In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful I am no fan of the Taliban. I hate their barbaric distortion of Islam and their barbaric practices and tactics. They are as much my enemy as they are the enemy […]

In the Name of the GOD, the Compassionate, the Merciful It seems hard to believe that ten years – a full decade – have passed since that horrific day in September when the country endured a trauma unlike any she […]

As families gather all across our country to commemorate the anniversary of our declaration of Independence from the British Crown, I reflect over how important this day is to me as an American Muslim. More than just joining my fellow […]

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