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God Is Change

Take arms

for

winter is coming.

Make peace;

we come bearing light.

Take heed

for

the night is a terror.

Take heart;

we have overcome night.  150 more words

Poetry

Islam: A Question of Faith

The Muslim observance of Ramadan chanced to fall during the 2014 FIFA Men’s World Cup (June 28-July 28 in 2014). As a sport scientist I knew that fasting or even skipping meals was not a recommended nutritional practice for sports participants, so fasting from sun up to sun down? 862 more words

God

How Christianity Made Me a Better Muslim

I suppose for some this might be an odd read, but Christianity has been a boon to my faith in Islam.  For starters, two of my closest friends I met out here in Los Angeles happen to be Christian.   1,008 more words

Faith

5 common myths about the Christmas story

5 common myths about the Christmas story, from where and when Jesus was born to who wrote Away in a Manger

Christmas celebrates the birth of Christ, but scholars have cast doubt on several parts of the Nativity story, from the number of wise men to the presence of animals at the birth – and authorship of a favourite carol… 1,239 more words

Inter-Faith Harmony

Two peace walks compared and contrasted.

It is increasingly common for towns and cities in the UK to arrange peace walks as a concrete expression of interfaith dialogue, and many such peace walks are arranged to coincide with, or take place just before or after, National Interfaith Week in November. 1,443 more words

Community Cohesion

HelpThanksWow

Anne Lamott said it memorably in her little book, published in 2012. (Riverhead Books, New York) There are three essential prayers. Help Thanks Wow. That’s the book’s title, and it’s the book’s thesis: “There’s something to be said about keeping prayer simple.” (p. 414 more words

Environmental Stewardship

The Dance of Hanukkah and Christmas: 8 Tips for Interfaith Families

The Woolf Institute in Cambridge, England, works on Jewish, Muslim, and Christian relations. They asked me to write on how interfaith families will choreograph Hanukkah and Christmas celebrations this year. 769 more words

Interfaith Children