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This Is Why I Believe Angels Walk Among Us

I work in the poorest part of San Francisco, also known as the Tenderloin. On any given day, I walk past needle caps, people with needles hanging out of their hands, arms, and legs. I walk past people with pipes, severe decay of body, mind, and spirit. People with nothing, living on or in cardboard…

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Super Sunnah Foods: Is All Halal Meat Really Halal?

So, here we are folks! Another episode of Super Sunnah Foods, and for this episode we are going to discuss — you guessed it — MEAT. First off, is meat a sunnah food? Yes, meat is absolutely a sunnah food because the Prophet, peace be upon him, ate meat without any question. Meat, both of livestock…

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Sunnah Superfoods: The Great Pumpkin

So dear friends, in the United States, we are knee-deep in pumpkin season. Pumpkin patches all around, pumpkin pies in the stores, pumpkin spice lattes in the cafes, carved pumpkins on the door stoops, pumpkin-faced pinups on walls, doors, and windows everywhere. So, of course, in this, the fourth edition of the “Sunnah Superfoods” series,…

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Sunnah Superfoods: Fabulous Figs

For the next edition in the Sunnah superfoods series, it’s FIG SEASON.  Figs can undoubtably, for some, be an acquired taste.  For one, they are less sweet than other fruits, and they also have a bit of a different textured skin.  Figs are one of the oldest crops cultivated by humans, going back perhaps 11,000…

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Jesus’s Geneology: Matthew 1:1-17

In the list of Jesus’s ancestors in the Book of Matthew 14 by 14 by 14 men marching back to when everything was new There are four women mentioned who Were all badly behaved women of some kind, maybe. (remember your tongue.) A woman who pretended to be a prostitute (Tamar) A woman who was…

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Sunnah Superfoods: Wonderful Watermelon

Many of us have the blessing of having a Quran teacher who at some point has helped us greatly improve our diin. My Quran teacher is just such a wonderful gift of a woman, mashallah la haula wa la quwatta illah billah. And before she talks about Quran or Hadith, or the months or seasons,…