Posts tagged "Boston"

We Are All Bruins Now...But Not Today

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved Lord Indeed, after the horrific bombings in Boston, I shared the collective feelings of all Chicagoans, indeed all Americans, that we are all Boston Bruins/Red Sox/Patriots. We felt that way in solidarity with the city of Boston and her people, to let them know that... Read more »

Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Ultimate Rejection

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved Yes, we still are gathering information as to the motives behind the Boston Marathon attacks. Yes, the investigation is ongoing. But, there is one symbol and sign that one of the alleged bombers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has been utterly rejected. As reported today, no one... Read more »

After Boston: Why Increased Profiling of Muslims Is Not The Answer

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved Lord This article first appeared on altmuslim. Almost as soon as the horrific Boston Marathon bombing suspects were revealed to be Muslim, the cheerleaders for increased profiling of Muslims in America came out in full force. The “king” of them, pun fully intended, was none... Read more »
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Patheos: Why Religion and Terrorism Are Opposites

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Lord our God This first appeared on Patheos. With the relief that the alleged perpetrators behind the horrific Boston Marathon bombings have been neutralized comes an intense search for one simple question: Why? Why would Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, refugees from a war-torn land, suddenly become... Read more »

Unspeakable Barbarism

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved Lord This attack is personal. I was blessed to finish the 2010 Chicago Marathon in honor of my daughter, who had passed away the year before. It was one of the happiest moments of my entire life. Thus, whenever I see, or hear about, or... Read more »