Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

My First Ramadan and Eid Dr. Kay Frederick

  One thing I have learnt from fasting in Ramadan since I converted to Islam in 1994 is that you appreciate food and water more fully. When you can eat whenever you want, you take food for granted.  Even being hungry is not the same, because when you are not fasting, and you feel hungry, you eat. During fasting, when …

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Interview with American author and physician Dr. Laurence Brown By Umm Zakiyyah | Saudi Life

A graduate of Cornell University, Brown University Medical School and George Washington University Hospital residency program, Laurence B. Brown is an ophthalmic surgeon, a retired Air Force officer, the medical director and chief ophthalmologist of a major eye center in the Middle East. The author of four books of comparative religion, he is also an ordained interfaith minister with a …

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SuhaibWebb.com | Lessons from a 10-year-old Beggar

After work last week, I decided to take a trip to the local coffee shop. I ordered my iced latte and began my walk home. Coffee in hand, I found myself sandwiched by two small children. I turn to the young boy on my right and smiled, instantly realizing they were walking by my side because they wanted money. Because …

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The Centre for Islamic Studies Conveying the Message of Islam far and wide

  The Centre for Islamic Studies, a pioneering organization in the field of conveying the message of Islam to humanity in Sri Lanka, well known by its acronym (CIS) was established in 1985. Incorporated by an Act of Parliament by the Government of Sri Lanka in 1991, it enjoys a unique place among other Islamic organizations to-day. Not only is …

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