The Moment, Frozen and Explored: On the Power of Storytelling

The human experience is inimitable. What each human experiences in a given moment can never in it’s entirety be experienced by another. It is far too nebulous. Each and every second of our life is informed by our entire life prior to that moment; upbringing, schooling, family, friends, life events, wins, losses; all of these…

Between Harmony and Dissonance: On Muslim Unity

The importance of the Islamic fraternity is a popular lecture topic among scholars and speakers. It is stressed, repeatedly, how important it is for Muslims to be united, how important it is for the Ummah to exist, a boundary-less arch of camaraderie, engulfing Muslims everywhere, only by virtue of their faith. The Prophet of Islam,…