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Archive for June, 2007

Assalamu alaikum,

I’m going to try to do this without gossiping, backbiting or making sweeping general statements insha’Allah. Wish me luck.

What really bothers me? Wasting food. (more…)

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Assalamu alaikum,

You all know I keep my eyes peeled for anything dealing with beauty as fodder for my (someday insha’Allah!) book. I have a few treats for you:

Imam Zaid Shakir posts about our Beautiful Religion (part one and two); make sure to read them both. Also, Umm Yusuf reminds us what makes a beautiful character as a Muslim woman.

Wassalam,
Callista

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How did I come to Islam?

Assalamu alaikum,

Sunni Sister asks “How did you come to Islam?” This is my story.

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Whatever!

Assalamu alaikum,

As I was looking for pics online of human embryos (because I think it’s fascinating), I accidentally clicked on a link to some right to life organization (that I refuse to link to; I bet you can find it if you have the inclination) that had an entire page devoted to the evils/terrorism/barbarism of Islam and Muslims. (more…)

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Assalamu ‘alaikum,
Recently I had an interesting conversation with a professor here. He was actually talking to my Somali co-worker about some situation (I came in in the middle of the conversation) in which there were rebels and people being killed. His assertion was that if a group of people are being persecuted and killed, they should just leave, go somewhere else. Ah, so simple. Especially if you are a white American male with a Ph.D. and lots of cash. That’s what he would do. He’d move to Argentina if he were forced to leave the U.S. (more…)

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