Category Archives: US Holidays

Christmas Fables; minds of our Young Ones.   With Christmas a few days away, in addition to the glitter and glamour of decorations and ornaments outdoors, to the hustle and bustle indoors; tales and stories are read, sung, and watched in this season.   Fables that we consider FUN for young ones.   My goal¬†today […]

Giving thanks. Its importance in Islam.   114.7 million Households across the nation are potential gathering places for people to celebrate the upcoming holiday, where they are likely to cook some of the 254 million turkeys being raised in the United States for the occasion, and serve the 7 Billion plus pounds of it to […]

Putting all the religious and rational rulings aside;¬†one would assume, just assume, that there may be instances in life wherein one may forgo a custom or ritual, to honor and respect a tradition.   But, how unfortunate is it today, that customs overtake traditions.   The fact that we are in the holy month of […]

Knowing how he does it… will protect you from The Walking Dead.   As the Muslim world prepares to usher in the new year in a couple of hours from now – 1436 of Hijri – the world at large is busy preparing for another New Year come a week from now.   All Hallows […]

With less than two weeks to go till the day itself, we are certainly reaching the climax of the current festivities; wherein the bells are jingling, people are singing, and lights in the neighborhood streets are flickering. Question arises: that for a Muslim living in the west, what is wrong with observing -through imitation if […]