From the Desk of the Imam — Sharing `Eid

Asalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu, I pray you all are well and basking in the rays of mercy showering down upon us this Ramadan.  It has been a while since I have reached out to everyone.  Many things have been changing in our community over the course of...

Ideological Bullying

Bullying has become an epidemic.  As a child, I was the recipient (you could say “victim”) of bullying.  This was perhaps because I was a minority at my public school.  It may have also been because of the fact that I was quite overweight.  Who knows,...

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...