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Dawud Walid, author of the book, "Towards Sacred Activism" discusses engaging in social activism with an Islamic framework and methodology as well as pertinent issues related to the Black Lives Matter movement.

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An internationally recognised Islamic scholar, who saw spirituality, justice, and knowledge as integral to an authentic religious existence 

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Joe Bradford joins the podcast to discuss the spiritual impetus behind personal financial planning. How do concepts like ihsaan direct us to decide whether to spend, save, give, or invest? Are there standards to define extravagance and wastefulness in wealth, or is it all relative? We examine how…

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Without a commitment and struggle to purify myself, George Floyd’s last words communicated to me from a chain of souls before him will have fallen on my deaf ears and dead heart. And I will continue to suffocate myself. And I will continue to suffocate my world.

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Mustafa Davis and Moutasem Atiya have a raw, powerful conversation on race in the wake of the ongoing assault on Black lives in America, and we revisit insights from previous guests on anti-blackness, Black history, social justice and anti-racism work.

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To have an informed conversation about Black Lives Matter, the distinctions between #BlackLivesMatter as a slogan, the masses of Black people who attend protests that local Black Lives Matter activists have organized, and the non-profit organization Black Lives Matter should be known. Only then can…

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How do we find the good in apparent difficulty or hardship? How do we find hope amidst apparent distress, even despair? How do we live well, in a state of safety and wellbeing (aafiya) in a world and a time that vigilantly threaten this state of being in so many ways?

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Like small undetected droplets, fear spreads and harms us unless checked by the antidote of hope. Hope encourages us to be optimistic about our prospects with God and to fasten our thoughts to the Divine relief rather than our own sinfulness and predicament. 

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When your heart aches for the masjid When iftar and maghrib bring no rush When your jama’a is one or five In the place of a thousand men,   May you remember the Ramadan of the mother of small child.

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Visiting the graveyards of our past Ramaḍāns is the key to finally improve our fasting and develop a practical and coherent spiritual program this Ramaḍān.

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