Category: A Wakening Path

I Live – Poem

What I’m going to share is not my story alone. Your story is mine, my story is yours. So I ask: as I share my experience, will you reflect on self? ***** I am beginning to appreciate the Cycles of Life. Allah wrote on my heart last night, I felt His presence so clearly. He

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Follow your dreams by the season, not by your passion.

On Wednesday, November 22, I reflected on when I joined The Nation of Islam. The Genesis of our journey, is a constant reflection that we should take the time to understand. As Sister Saron X from the UK shared, “We must always remember our Genesis as individuals, it holds so many keys to where Allah

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Be a living influence: My Thanksgiving Reflections

It had been years since I spent Thanksgiving with my family. I felt as if my choice of accepting Islam was one that wasn’t accepted by those I love. However, I realized that the more I love Islam and accept all of me that everyone else will accept who I am, even if they don’t

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From Christian to Muslim: Former Rapper Loon Shares His Story

Do you remember Loon? He was a rapper signed to Sean Diddy Comb’s Bad Boy Records, who moved on to have his own label. Soon after he was convicted of conspiracy with intent to traffic kilos of heroin and sentenced to jail for 14¬†years. Although, he was innocent, as most Black men are, he served

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What is the mustard seed in your life that exemplifies faith?

The following text is from a speech delivered during the youth study group at The Final Call Administration Building in Chicago, Illinois on June 21, 2017. In the name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful, I bear witness that there is no God, but Allah and that Muhammad is His Messenger. I greet my beautiful

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As a Muslim are you offended that Trump breaks White House tradition of hosting Eid Al-Fitr dinner?

The White House has hosted Iftar for approximately twenty years. With Donald Trump as POTUS, apparently he has zero intentions of celebrating Ramadan or at least supporting a national tradition. This is not a surprise to me and honestly why should this matter? Eid Mubarak (Blessed Festival)! What is Eid Al-Fitr? The festival of breaking

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