Tag Archives: Islam

Daily Prompt–Million-Dollar Question

Why do you blog? This really is the million-dollar question. Why indeed do I blog? Originally I set out to talk about my conversion to Islam but decided that was a little too personal and decided against doing that. Then … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Far From Normal

Many of us think of our lives as boringly normal, while others live the high life. Take a step back, and take a look at your life as an outsider might. Now, tell us at least six unique, exciting, or … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Karma Chameleon

Reincarnation: do you believe in it? Well, this is going to be a short and sweet post. No, I don’t believe in reincarnation. I am Muslim and I believe in an afterlife. I believe that we will be resurrected and … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Faithful

Tell us about the role faith plays in your life. I am a Muslim and my faith plays a very large role in my life. I believe very strongly in a personal God who hears and answers prayer. Sometimes. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

Discussion on fasting in religious traditions We have an inter-faith discussion group today on fasting in our religious traditions since Ramadan starts next week. It’s good to look at how we all view fasting and how fasting shapes our religious … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to 2012

What are you looking forward to in the new year? I’m looking forward toward several things this year. I have let my apartment get out of control–badly out of control–these past two years due to my depression and I am … Continue reading

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Three Wishes

Make three wishes. 1. I wish that my daughter and I could have a reconciliation and that our relationship could return to the way it used to be. I love my daughter very much and I realize that I hurt … Continue reading

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Normally, I am not a risk taker. I usually get pushed into a taking a risk or find myself in a position where I really have to take a risk. For example, my job years ago was literally killing me … Continue reading

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For some unknown reason, Americans seem to have developed a love affair with bacon. When I took my granddaughters to dinner on Sunday at Denny’s (one of their favorite places because it’s not crowded and we don’t have to scream … Continue reading

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I is for Islam

I am a fairly recent convert (or revert) to Islam.It was February 2010. I had read the Qur’an and felt it contained truth. I was taking an Arabic class at the senior center, there was a lecture on women in … Continue reading

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