Hayya Alal Falah

Whoever knocks persistently, ends by entering. Ali ibn Abi Talib (RA) My journey in faith and Islam has been a challenging one. By nature, I’m the type of person to be skeptical of what others tell me. I’m curious and contemplative, but I’m far from a blind adherent to any ideological stance. To commit myself […]

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A Heretical Mind

  The religious geniuses of all ages have been distinguished by this kind of religious feeling, which knows no dogma and no God conceived in man’s image; so that there can be no church whose central teachings are based on it. Hence it is precisely among the heretics of every age that we find men […]

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Opiate of the Masses

He breathed fresh life in Adam’s weary bones, Redeemed the slave from bondage, set him free. His birth was mortal to the ancient world, Death to the temples of idolatry. Freedom was born out of his holy heart; His vineyard flowed with that delightful wine. The world’s new age, its hundred lamps ablaze, Opened its […]

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The Human Family

  True Islam taught me that it takes all of the religious, political, economic, psychological, and racial ingredients, or characteristics, to make the Human Family and the Human Society complete. Malcolm X There is an aspect of Islam that I have loved even in my most unfaithful days. I used to hate going to the […]

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Jesus, son of Mary

In the fire of the Divine love, behold I saw a whole universe Each particle there possessed Jesus’ Breath. Maulana Rumi I suppose it’s fitting that today, on Easter Sunday, I decide to write about the Prophet Isa (peace be upon him) – or Jesus Christ. The man really needs no introduction and there are […]

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