Jummah Reflection: Aftermath

Jummah Reflection: Aftermath

Jummah Mubarak, Shabbat Shalom & TGIF. I’m generally not a worrier. It’s just not who I am. But right now? I’m worried. And that is a good thing. Because there are a lot of people whose worries I ignored this…

Jummah Reflection: Agency IS Power - The Best Kind

Jummah Reflection: Agency IS Power – The Best Kind

Jummah Mubarak, Shabbat Shalom & TGIF Thanks to a friend on Facebook who corrected me earlier this week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the concepts of “Power” and “Agency”. I think most of us recognize that with Power comes…

When ‘I Don’t Know’ is the Best Answer | AltMuslim

“I know that there are real problems in the world, and they need to be addressed because they are putting a lot of us in peril. I know that we need a lot of good ideas from smart people who…

Jummah Reflection: Progress Means Looking Forward, Not Digging Up Dirt From The Past

Jummah Reflection: Progress Means Looking Forward, Not Digging Up Dirt From The Past

Jummah Mubarak, Shabbat Shalom & TGIF Every once in a while I go through these periods where my psyche pulls up all kinds of random incidents and memories from my entire 42 years and presents them to me at odd times….

How About Keep Your Politics Out of My Religion?

How About Keep Your Politics Out of My Religion?

I believe in the importance of Freedom of Religion – and the right to live your life according to the beliefs you have about who, or what The Divine might be. I respect the rights of each of my fellow…

Jummah Reflection: What is Anger Good For?

Jummah Reflection: What is Anger Good For?

Jummah Mubarak, Shabbat Shalom & TGIF.   I’m still reflecting on the words my friend posted yesterday on Facebook. “Meeting anger with love is an uncertain peace. But meeting anger with anger is a certain war.”   Of course this…