Monthly Archives: July 2012

Reading the Qur’an by Ziauddin Sardar

As Ramzan is the month in which the Qur’an was revealed, I am “Reading the Qur’an” by Ziauddin Sardar and below is an excerpt that caught my attention as it is so on the spot. Al-Baqarah : A Middle Community. … Continue reading

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THE SPIRIT OF RAMZAN (published in 2003)

Perhaps this is also a time when Muslims realize that Ramzan prepares them to face trials and tribulations with patience, self control and forbearance – the very spirit of Ramzan. Continue reading

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KHUDA KAY LIYAY – RAMZAN MUBARAK

Ooops I said Ramzan and not Ramadhan. Does that make my roza, sorry rodha unacceptable? Continue reading

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O YOU – THE MEN OF MY NATION (Spoken word at Naureen’s photo exhibit)

O You – the men of my nation who like to stare O you – the men of my nation, are you aware That your unsettling stare Creeps under our skin and give gives us chills.. Your stare isn’t the … Continue reading

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CANADIANS CONFUSED BETWEEN GOOD GUYS, BAD GUYS AND THE REALLY BAD GUYS!

My four year old grandson loves to play “power rangers” and I’m always the bad guy. However he does know the difference between good guys (most days I’m a ‘rockstar’)bad guys and really bad guys, which is a fine line … Continue reading

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EXPOSING THE NAKED EVIL OF SOME PAKISTANI MEN

EXPOSING THE NAKED EVIL OF SOME PAKISTANI MEN When Pakistani born Canadian photographer Naureen Shah sent out an invitation for her photo exhibition (below) she wasn’t surprised that very few males responded. But she WAS surprised and taken aback at … Continue reading

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