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Xmas sign is shown with parts knocked over, indicating that it is neglected. What do we need to get rid of from Christmas as a Muslim? How should we deal with family? This article provides some answers.

Christmas as a Muslim, AKA How I Divorced Santa

One Convert’s Struggle to Surrender Christmas as a Muslim By Duston Barto For most Americans, Christmas goes far beyond a religious celebration and becomes a culturally...

Green Burial: the Last Good Deed

Linda “iLham” Barto Say, “Truly, my prayer, my service of sacrifice, my life, and my death are for Allah, the Cherisher of the Worlds” (Surah...
Our Community, United in Worship - Imam Atif Khutbah

Our Community, United in Worship

As Ramadan came to a close, our Charlotte community once again showed the strength in our unity by coming together in the thousands for...
Silver & Gold look is accented by Eid Creations Crescent and star ensemble plates and napkins. Plastic goblets and chromed plastic forks and spoons set things off beautifully at an affordable price.

Eid Isn’t Just for Kids

by Rana from Eid Creations I remember when I was young and Eid was a great, fun event. It was a time to gather with the family...
Honeycomb Bread (Khaliat Nahal)

Honeycomb Bread

by Maznah Umar Honeycomb Bread (Khaliat Nahal) Sugar Syrup 11/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup water Boil until the sugar dissolves and is a little bit thick. Let it cool. Bread (@120 small...
A single cherry flower blooms on the tree.

Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Festivals

There are many celebrations for springtime as all the flowers emerge and the world emerges from sleep. Perhaps the most brilliant and celebrated display...
The Places You’ll Pray

The Places You’ll Pray

Where there are Muslims, there is a place to pray. We Muslims have a hadith “The (whole) earth has been made a Masjid for...

Recipe – Curry-Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients 2 ½ cups butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into cubes 3 Cups broth (vegetable or meat-based) 1/2 Small onion, chopped 1 clove...

Madrassah al-Bait (School in the home)

  by Tammy Little When my children and I go out places, inevitably, someone always asks. “No school today?” “We’re homeschooled,” my children reply, as if they know...
Spend Some Time on the Farm

Spend Some Time on the Farm

Amish people have established their communities with a clean way of life for the last 300 years. While they are most famous for shunning...

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