Tag Archive: time

Ramadan Snapshots

On the first day of Ramadan, I get hungry and thirsty. However, that’s not point of fasting. God does not need my hunger or my thirst. Rather, God gives Ramadan to those who… Continue reading

Why I Run

I have heard runner friends say things like “If I didn’t run, I would be a bad person/mother/teacher/anything.”  While running works wonders, I don’t believe that negativity is what sustains us. Sure, a… Continue reading

I Decided to Get a Garmin

Omar bin Khattab, the second Caliph (head of state) in Islam, known as “Amir al-Mu’minin,” Commander of the Faithful, had only one shirt. During his 10 year rule, Islam spread east and west… Continue reading

The Ramadan Race

Sometimes Ramadan feels like one big race: the races of the morning: to finish eating prior to dawn, to nap before work, to get to work on time; the races with sunset deadlines:… Continue reading