From an “A” to a “B”

I remember one of the most frustrating scores to receive on a quiz was a 26/30.  A 27/30 was an “A” = 90%.  However, a 26/30 was a “B” ~ 86.67%.  It was only one point, but that would mean a person fell from an “A” to a...

The Rope of Sin

rope rōp/ noun   1. a length of strong cord made by twisting together strands of natural fibers such as hemp or artificial fibers such as polypropylene. Giving up sin is easier than most people think.  Initially when a person sins, it is like a small thread binding...

Waiting for Ramadan

With Ramadan less than a week away, many people are preparing for the arrival of a beautiful, yet trying month.  Some are preparing physically through preparatory qiyam al-layl  (night prayer/vigil) and fasting.  Others are preparing by decorating their homes.  And...