Category Archives: son-in-law

My Reality Show

If I were to produce a reality show, it would be about my life. Like my book, it would be about an American woman who was born and raised according to American values and Western culture and then adopted Islam … Continue reading

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What’s The Single Most Important Thing You Accomplished in 2010?

What’s the single most important thing I accomplished in 2010? That’s a very good question. I gave it some thought and I think that the single most important thing I accomplished is adopting Islam as my way of life. The … Continue reading

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A Day at the Movies and Some Cleaning, Too

I packed more things for the girls today. I took all the figurines over to their house. I hope that they like them. I packed all the Purple Ladies and Purple Girls, and the Unicorns, except for the one with … Continue reading

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No Joint Therapy

Sabrina and I were supposed to go to therapy last night. I went and so did she, to my surprise. But I had decided that I just could not do the session, and besides, after my last session with John, … Continue reading

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Are Things Better? Who Can Say?

Sabrina and I were supposed to go to therapy last night. I went and so did she, to my surprise. But I had decided that I just could not do the session, and besides, after my last session with John, … Continue reading

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I Feel As Though I’m Not Really Here

So many ridiculous things have happened in the past 10 days that I truly don’t even know what I’m feeling. I thought things were improving with my daughter until Christmas. When I didn’t even receive a call, I was so … Continue reading

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How did this Happen?

All I did was to tell my daughter that is she wanted more accurate information on Islam, she could simply ask me and if I didn’t know the answer I would ask our sheikh. 4 hours later, she is threatening … Continue reading

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The Worst Movie Ever

I took the girls to the movies this afternoon. They wanted to go see “Tron–The Legacy.” I used to think “The Matrix” was the worst movie I had ever seen. Boy, was I wrong. This movie made absolutely no sense. … Continue reading

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The Realms of Darkness

I read something this morning that struck me as being pertinent to my situation: “The realms of darkness  are the first place to search when you are dealing with evil. The evil condition of the human mind is such a … Continue reading

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To Give Or Not To Give, That Is The Question

My granddaughters and I are going to see a movie this afternoon, and since I haven’t seen them since before Christmas, I packaged up their Christmas gifts to take over to their house. But I have been debating and going … Continue reading

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