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The Journey Part 3

March 10, 2011 by

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The Journey Part 3 By Michelle Yeung The same day, 2:30pm, Toronto, Canada. A man sits on the floor at the mosque and writes a long over-due letter to his younger sister. Asalamu alaikum my dear Fatima, I pray that this finds you in the best of health and spirits. Forgive me Fatima, forgive your […]

The Journey – Part 2 (fiction exploring Muslim identity)

March 9, 2011 by

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The Journey – Part 2 By Michelle Yeung The same day. 1:30pm, Chicago, USA Two young men are sitting together in a coffee house, just discussing life. D: “I’m surprised we could even get a table at this time so quickly, this place is usually pretty packed on Friday afternoons. Alhamdulillah.” A: “Yeah, because people […]

The Journey – Part 1 (fiction exploring Muslim identity)

March 8, 2011 by

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The Journey – Part 1 By Michelle Yeung A Friday in September, 2010. 7:30pm, London, England. A young woman boards a train on her commute from the office. Why does this this train always have to be so busy. Is that a seat? Oh is he going to take it. Ah, yes, gone. What is […]

The Oft-Forgiving – Poem by Imam Afroz Ali (via SeekersGuidance)

March 2, 2011 by

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You forget and He forgives; You forget that He forgives. Look, forget is for getting; And, forgive is for giving. You get yet you forget That He forgives and He gives. You forget and do misdeeds; You forget that He Sees. He Sees yet He forgives; You do but He gives. You get yet you […]