Category Archives: general

the semicolon

unfinished business the semicolon is unfinished business; don’t use it if you are not willing to deal with unfinished businesses; an invitation you cannot refuse to take a leap beyond the known to explore what lies ahead; a separation that … Continue reading

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ramadan

ramadan my world cannot sleep with the tinnitus of silence,my 3 am soaked in the rousing scent of lemon drops and apple cider vinegar that dress up the onion and watercress salad for the suhūr meal waiting in the kitchen, … Continue reading

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An invitation to a place of more understanding and less fear 

An invitation to a place of more understanding and less fear A Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (UUCA) talk about Islam by Rev Dr. M’ellen Kennedy “…We are being whipped up into fear of Muslims. And when we are afraid…. … Continue reading

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the seeds

the seeds the world is shrinking as we shake from all the swelling and the aches the hours are shorter, distances near for all the borders we hold dear, and as the world shrinks and squeezes us in its membranes … Continue reading

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The Right To Peace and Plenty

The Right To Peace “It is time all nations and all people live up to the words of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognizes the inherent dignity and equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human … Continue reading

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blood moon risen

a blood moon risen, is it blemished with my sins, wounded with my pains? © said sadain, jr.  2018 

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The Umbrellas of Madinah

For this post, allow me to share with my blogging community glimpses of an unlikely world that you, dear reader, may not normally find yourself in: the Masjid an-Nabawi (or Prophet’s Mosque) of Madinah al-Munawwarah (the Enlightened City) in Saudi Arabia.

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Steel Structures by the Bay of the Garden City-State

Singapore may be small in size compared to its neighboring countries in South East Asia, but it is BIG in structures. Not just bigly 😉 We mean REALLY HUGE! I refer here to the Gardens by the Bay, a project … Continue reading

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Recite!

If my memory still serves me right, back in kindergarten, we were taught a rhyme that went like this: “…away with coffee, away with tea, milk, milk come to me!…” At home I was however reciting  — nay, more like … Continue reading

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Dark Skies

Every once in a while, we break off from presenting our original works to share with you something profoundly awesome out there: the dark skies. And if you have a wanderlust for the wonders of the night skies, you know that the … Continue reading

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