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The Joy of Caring and Sharing

Muslims everywhere—young and old, weak and strong, materially well-off or not—observe fasting in the month of Ramadan, striving for greater discipline, deeper faith, and increased compassion and generosity. Charitableness is …

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Thoughts on Thankfulness

How can we thank Almighty Allah for all His great blessings upon us? For sure we are unable to do so properly or adequately in any ultimate way, as His …

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The Meaning and Making of Interfaith Dialogue

Ignorance breeds prejudice, and misinformation multiplies the harm. Among religious communities, this dynamic of confusion becomes vulnerable to extremist manipulation on all sides, and is particularly volatile if there is …

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Education for the Next Generation

The debate over “public school vs. Islamic school” is not new in America. Ever since the Muslim community started building full-time Islamic schools in the early 1990s, this topic has …

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Quest for Happiness

We all want to be happy in life. Who doesn’t? Yet, it’s an undeniable fact that people, more often than not, search for happiness through wrong means and in wrong …

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Simplify Your Life

The Sultans (a fictional family based on a composite of real-life cases) were the family everyone envied. They owned an elegant house in the most chic neighborhood in town. Their …