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A few years ago a dear friend lost her beautiful 13 year young daughter to cancer, Allah bless her soul. Despite how much it pained me to see her go through it, I felt helpless, I couldn’t reach out to console her with words. I prayed that one day I would be...

On taking risk

“It has been the risk-takers, the doers, the makers of things — some celebrated, but more often men and women obscure in their labor– who have carried us up the long, rugged path towards prosperity and freedom.” – Barak Obama via cashy : Blog Post :...

Jelaluddin Rumi: Fasting

There’s hidden sweetness in the stomach’s emptiness. We are lutes, no more, no less. If the soundbox is stuffed full of anything, no music. If the brain and belly are burning clean with fasting, every moment a new song comes out of the fire. The fog...