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Tell Me of the Women of Karbala

When the moon cried as she left the skies. When the sky wept as day was approaching. When the sun rose in agony, regretting the bringing forth of a day

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What We Have Become

In a world that tends to become more materialistic with each passing day, poverty is often defined and understood as an economic and financial state in which a person or

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Resurrecting My Father’s Voice

My father and I would constantly communicate over the phone It was the only way to make Detroit and Edmonton feel inseparable As years went on I felt my sincerity

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The Tears of Palestinian Children

The tears of Palestinian children The prime minister of the Zionist regime, I mean Israel, walked in a unity march against terrorism You could feel the 2200 murdered Palestinians turn

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The Orientalist in His Ivory Tower

For over a century, Eurocentric orientalists, living in ivory towers, decided to take up a sustained interest in Islam. These men labored diligently for decades, studying, researching, and writing tons

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When You Board Hussain’s Ship

A Breath… He exhaled from sacred lips Whipped… The wind would as it willowed with emptiness Fit… His father’s sword in his sheath So they would remember that battlefield skills

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A Thorn in the Meadow: My Journey to the Hawza

In 2011, the year before I embarked on my journey to the Islamic Seminary in Lebanon, a friend of mine convinced me to join him at the mosque for a

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Prescription for Savings

It is no surprise that the healthcare system in America is woefully inadequate. It is currently run by insurance companies whose main goal is to make themselves as much money

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Discourse Between Mother and Child

Mother: To my dear child who lived in my womb where you had your first seat In each morning and night I waited for you through the cold and heat

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Parenting and the Cyber World

It’s the technology age – we hear and read this everywhere. Even our kids tell it to us. From keeping in touch with relatives across the globe and getting free