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I saw this sign a few months ago. It is heartening to know that good manners are still important to some.

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Manners of a Muslim Part II

Salaam! Today I want to jump right into the continuation of last week’s post, Manners of a Muslim Part I, to continue the discussion of such an important part of our faith, which unfortunately tends to take a back seat to discussions around worship and rules. 1,150 more words

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Manners of a Muslim Part I

“Nothing is weightier on the scale of deeds than one’s good manners.” Narrated in Bukhari

Salaam all! Today’s topic is something a little different.

I talk all the time about how often converts are read the rule-book soon after converting, and how there needs to be more emphasis on care, support and love throughout the journey, but I have found that when it comes to topics I write about, many of them are still from “the rule-book.”

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Susannah and the Fat Man

I was coming back from a job during rush hour on the L train, a line I never take.

There I was, squashed, in-between a woman with 8 shopping bags, and a young kid whose backpack was practically smothering me. 405 more words


Falling Into One's Own Snare

By: Dan Phale*

There were twin sisters who lived with their parents in the outskirts of Majiga township. Their names were Lisa and Monalisa. They were identical, and liked being together all times. 491 more words


Release: Martin King's 'The Way We Crush' Review

Words: Nora Omar

Martin (not Luther) King’s new single is finally here. After years of on-and-off teasing, King has finally unleashed ‘The Way We Crush’. A song about how a crush manifests and changes feelings and relationships between two people. 325 more words



It’s always a joy for me to speak at La Salle Greenhills. When I was first asked to give a talk (I was actually subbing for my very good friend Ginny), I WAS SO NERVOUS! 65 more words

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