To help support those seeking to meet the needs of Muslims within community and institutional settings, I have gathered together a variety of resources. While it does not claim to be comprehensive, it does bring together articles, videos, books and related sources that can support those who serve Muslims in various capacities. Please share with others and also … Continue reading Resources Bank
Join me this Ramadan for a weekly series on nurturing compassion for ourselves, our families and our communities. Each Sunday of Ramadan 12:30 - 1:30pm Boyle Street Community League 9538 103A Avenue, Edmonton Tarjuma emerges from our need to belong to a God-conscious, welcoming community that nourishes our longing for fellowship and spiritual cultivation. To … Continue reading Nurture Compassion #Ramadan2016
The Muslim students and alumni at Cornell University have been diligently working on establishing the first Muslim chaplaincy position on their campus. Together they have organized an official association, the Diwan Foundation, aimed at providing programming and services to support the well-being of Muslims on campus. As part of this wonderful and ambitious initiative, they … Continue reading Why a Muslim Chaplain at Cornell University?
Imams and other Islamic religious leaders need to move away from the (too) commonly stated line (in sermons and elsewhere): "If you say you love the Prophet but do not follow all of his Sunnahs, you are fooling yourself." While the statement may come from a place of encouragement, it can be perceived as a … Continue reading The Messenger I Love
A heart that has not truly grasped the golden rule—loving for others, what you would love for yourself—will ultimately break it. Too often the reason why it is difficult to be involved in the community is that too many of us lack this rule in our heart. This is especially the case when feelings get … Continue reading Leadership Leading to Disunity