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Once the smoke of July 4th fireworks and grills wafts away it will probably dawn on you that Ramadan is less than a week away.   Anxiety about the long hours of fasting and the heat sets in.  Long gone is the winter Ramadans of your youth, where you would come home from school and nap for an…

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Ramadan this year is a spiritual P90x of sorts, taking our bodies and spirits to the limits.  Most of us will be fasting sixteen-hour days in sweltering temperatures.  Top that off with Isha prayers that commence at 10:30pm and a tarawih that finishes past midnight, and this will be a Ramadan to…

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There was a time in history when Christmas was more than getting thirty percent off the newest flat-screen at BestBuy, or anticipating Macy’s super holiday sale.   There was a time when it was a celebration of Jesus the son of Mary.  As Muslims we can argue the  origins of Christmas until we are…

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Certain truths are by nature evident and need not be discussed in normal circumstances. But, in a day and age when the most evident truths are shrouded by the clouds of doubt and questioned, one is forced to discuss even the most obvious of them. One such truth is the necessity for an…

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