Posts tagged "Jihad"

My Ramadan Jihad

In the Name of God, the Infinitely Merciful and Compassionate Beloved Lord At the beginning of Ramadan, I shared with everyone my internal dialogue about having to fast the long (and frequently hot) days of July. Now that Ramadan is almost over, I must admit that…it has indeed been a struggle. Fasting, to remind everyone,... Read more »

My Jihad: Loss and Heartbreak

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved This was my contribution to the My Jihad campaign, a national effort spearheaded right here in Chicago, to reclaim the term Jihad from the Muslim and anti-Muslim extremists alike. Loss and Heartbreak Every day, I get up early in the morning to try to... Read more »