How Islam changed me

I decided to write a post about the positive ways in which Islam has changed me so far. So..without further ado… 1. To begin look at food as a blessing, not as an enemy of war. For so long, eating was a major stressor in my life. From about age 10, when I realized that…

Can I sail through the changing ocean tides?

I drove Abde to work tonight and on the way home was singing an old favorite of mine, “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac. This song is dear to me for so many reasons, not only because it is my Mom’s favorite song, but it is also the song I sang for a really special concert at…

To travel

My good friend who is in medical school in the Philippines posted a quote online today from the book, Walk Out, Walk On: “Leaving home takes courage. We have to be brave enough to explore our questions, to cultivate our dissatisfaction with the present state of things, to notice what disturbs us, what feels unfair,…