Category Archives: Religion

You stand close to where you sit

A friend recently asked me what I thought about the controversy over caricatures of Prophet Mohammad. I had not given much thought to it and soon afterwards the movie “Interview” came out followed by the journalist attacks in Paris. These

You stand close to where you sit

A friend recently asked me what I thought about the controversy over caricatures of Prophet Mohammad. I had not given much thought to it and soon afterwards the movie “Interview” came out followed by the journalist attacks in Paris. These

The business of religion

If we think of religion in business terms, Christianity, Islam and Judaism are like the big name brands in any industry with a big, loyal customer base. This idea may sound bizarre but it’s an interesting way to think about

The business of religion

If we think of religion in business terms, Christianity, Islam and Judaism are like the big name brands in any industry with a big, loyal customer base. This idea may sound bizarre but it’s an interesting way to think about

Is less more sometimes?

When I was young, I had memorized a Surat (chapter) in the Quran. Surat Ya-Seen is one of the most revered Surats considered as the heart of the Quran. It took me months to memorize the 89 verses since I

Is less more sometimes?

When I was young, I had memorized a Surat (chapter) in the Quran. Surat Ya-Seen is one of the most revered Surats considered as the heart of the Quran. It took me months to memorize the 89 verses since I

Shhhhh….

“I believe that it’s important to try everything in life.” Every time I say this, people are quick to respond with “well not everything” to which I say “almost everything”. Of course, we should not be doing things that might

Shhhhh….

“I believe that it’s important to try everything in life.” Every time I say this, people are quick to respond with “well not everything” to which I say “almost everything”. Of course, we should not be doing things that might

The invisible hand

A very wise man once told me that as I go through life, there will be moments when all of a sudden someone or something would come into my life out of nowhere and help change the course of my

The invisible hand

A very wise man once told me that as I go through life, there will be moments when all of a sudden someone or something would come into my life out of nowhere and help change the course of my

Who is more FREE?

  A girl who covers her face to represent her culture and religious beliefs or a teenager who dresses like a porn star to express her freedom? Perhaps the answer is neither. I wont be a hypocrite. I have never

Who is more FREE?

  A girl who covers her face to represent her culture and religious beliefs or a teenager who dresses like a porn star to express her freedom? Perhaps the answer is neither. I wont be a hypocrite. I have never