Revisionist Future…

I am not a Republican, nor am I a Democrat.  I hold certain values to be true from each party, and I disagree with values from each party.  I say this, because I hope what I write may remain bipartisan.  More importantly, the world has grown disillusioned by the voice...

From the Desk of the Imam — A Belated Introduction

Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu,   I pray you all are well.  Although I have yet to ever do this, I wanted to take a moment to write a small letter to the community.  Alhamdulillah, I have been here for over one year and have enjoyed my time here at...

We Plan, and Allah (ﷻ) Plans

وَيَمْكُرُونَ وَيَمْكُرُ اللَّهُ ۖ وَاللَّهُ خَيْرُ الْمَاكِرِينَ And they were plotting and Allah was plotting.  And Allah is the best of those who plot. (8:30) Eight years ago, the citizens of our country watched with tears in their eyes – for some, tears of joy,...

Well, I hope you’re happy…

O you who believe, be upholders of justice — witnesses to Allah — even though against (the interest) of yourselves or the parents or the kinsmen. (Qur’an 4:135) Well, I hope you’re happy.  ISIS.  I hope you are happy.  Because I’m...

Seventeen Years Later…

Earlier today my wife asked my son what the date was.  When she realized it was the 20th of April, I heard her say, “Hey Sa’ad, today is April 20th.”  I knew immediately what that meant.  I had known during the days leading up to April 20.  April 20....