Being a Muslim American Convert in a Donald Trump World

I converted to Islam in 2012. At that time, I didn’t know that relations between Muslims and the West were going to get so bad. The Middle East, and Muslim Extremists, were mostly off my radar after the Iraq war. I converted because when I read the Qur’an I felt like God was talking to…

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,…