I realize the word "high" and pairing it with anything Islamic is kind of contradictory. Getting high is kind of completely antithetical to Islam. Ecstasy is no better. Maybe spiritual elevation? I don't know. It's not succinct though. And as a writer, I like my titles to be as succinct as possible. Although most of … Continue reading That Post-Hajj High
It seems even in Indy there is no consensus. But regardless, Ramadan begins either today (technically, last night) or this evening. Mr. Rafia and I both agreed last night that it does not feel like Ramadan. Honestly, you only really feel it when you feel your mouth parched and can't reach for the water bottle … Continue reading Ramadan begins today! Technically, last night… or maybe this evening?
Four and a half months to the day. Almost exactly. I had assumed it was going to be a one-time thing. Once is more than plenty; but to have this happen twice in my life? I don't believe in coincidences. But I do believe we get the messages we need in forms that are best … Continue reading Visiting the Past/Waiting on the Edge