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The Camel’s Gratitude by Imam Afroz Ali (SeekersGuidance)

July 28, 2011 by


The Camel’s Gratitude by Imam Afroz Ali ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE Gratitude: [grat-i-tood, -tyood]–noun; the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful. Some words, simple as it may sound, are not as simple in reality and (most) dictionaries just don’t suffice. ‘Gratitude’ is such a word. In fact, the subject of this essay is not […]

Language 101 for Mona Eltahawy (On the Burqa Ban Debate in France) By Imam Afroz Ali

April 13, 2011 by


The recent burqa ban in France has stirred quite a bit of heavy debate in the mainstream media. One of the more interesting debates was between MuslimMatters Blogger Hebah Ahmed and journalist Mona Eltahawy. Eltahawy supports the burqa ban on the grounds that its a representation of right wing Islamic ideology. To put it lightly, […]

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

March 2, 2011 by


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 […]