Tag: Ramadan

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July 5, 2017

How can we nurture our identity and faith if we don’t feel recognized for who we are? A reflection on yearning for a community that truly sees us.

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June 7, 2017

After a medical condition changed the way he observes Ramadan, Omid reflects on what he misses about the embodied experience of the fast — and the inner, spiritual fast he takes on now to live out the holy season.

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June 3, 2017

Omid on recognizing that the path we’re on is the right one; Courtney with mental trickery to uncover our creative confidence; and Turkish-American poet Adnan Onart on finding the kinship of faith during Ramadan — in a Dunkin Donuts.

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July 5, 2016

A gift of verse as we reach the close of the season of Ramadan — testaments to the comfort of faith across a lifetime, from the safety of home to the surprising kinship of a stranger.

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July 14, 2015

An American writer living in Egypt during the months after 9/11 experiences the beauty of Ramadan in Cairo. She finds unexpected kinship in the rhythms of the culture and its people, reflecting all that is human: piety and gaiety, charity and ostentation, sacrifice and indulgence.

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July 9, 2015

Is there room in our seeking for not-knowing? Are our hearts big enough to hold mystery? A prayer and a meditation for the mystery of the last ten nights of Ramadan.

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July 9, 2014

A reminder to pop up your head and look up at a scenic overview one races right by, a centering reflection on Ramadan that doesn’t focus on fasting, and a popular post calling for an Interdependence Day.

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July 1, 2014

With all the focus on fasting, a Muslim man from Atlanta tells us that the sustenance of Islam’s holiest month lies in focusing on letting God in.

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August 4, 2013

Wrapping up this week with a picturesque mountain scene, moving music from a magical singer, and a map and haiku.

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November 6, 2012

A Pakistani immigrant to the U.S. finds that stereotypes and misconceptions go both ways and is surprised to “see real examples of people living out tolerance, harmony and acceptance” in his new home.

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September 27, 2009

“Next to being the children of God our greatest privilege is being the brothers of each other.” —Martin Buber We…

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August 28, 2009

The Australian Broadcasting Company offers a lot of religion programming across multiple formats, so I like to keep an eye…

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October 3, 2008

Well, Ramadan is officially over and I’ve spent the past few days at various parties celebrating by eating, eating, and,…

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September 15, 2008

I woke up this morning around 4:45 a.m. to eat before my day of fasting. To keep myself from passing…