Hyderabad on my mind

Last night, I spoke to an adorable elderly white Methodist woman who had not only heard of Hyderabad, but had actually visited the city! Hyderabad has been on my mind quite a bit lately. First, it was the article we published in our journal examining theodicy and the Hyderabad Zakat & Charitable Trust - and… Continue reading Hyderabad on my mind

I got 99 problems – and dishes are number one

Before I begin, I'd like to preface by adding that I dreamed I wrote this post. Well, actually, it was more along the lines of: I had just prayed fajr and wanted to go back to sleep; but in between that wanting-to-sleep and unfortunately-I'm-awake zone we all tussle with each morning, I started writing out… Continue reading I got 99 problems – and dishes are number one

I’ll Give You a Break If You Give Me a Kit-Kat*

Ramadan is right around the corner. Since I live in Indiana now, the land of ISNA and its much-maligned calculations, I know that Ramadan will be starting for us on Monday. I hope that my family, who follows hilal (moon sighting), will see the new moon Sunday evening, so that we can begin Ramadan together… Continue reading I’ll Give You a Break If You Give Me a Kit-Kat*