Losing My Religion

Huff Post: by Karl Wilder — When I was a little boy, I was taught to love Jesus. Jesus would save me from sin and guarantee my place in heaven. Early on my mother’s husband “Bob” gave me a picture of Jesus with a wooden frame. At the time I […]

Supreme Court blesses prayer at town meetings

msnbc: by Adam Serwer — The “moment of silence” that Greece used to begin its town meetings with until 1999 would seem like the fairest compromise, and the one least offensive to the Constitution’s prohibition on government religious favoritism. With a moment of silence, every believer can pray according to […]

Indonesian Ahmadis defy prayer ban call by Katharina R. Lestari — Muslim council demands sect adheres to mainstream teachings Followers of a minority Muslim sect in Indonesia are continuing daily prayers in their West Java mosque despite a call for a ban from the district’s Indonesian Ulema Council. Syaiful Uyun, an Ahmadiya cleric at the […]


Source: F Rana via (From Bashir Ahmad Orchard) O God, in me Thy holy love impart! Enlighten, comfort and purify my heart; Watch o’er my conduct and help me to do Only those things which are pleasing to you. May I be a heavenly reflection, Cleansed from all satanic […]

Give it Back to God

Huff Post: by Rick Hamlin. The world is full of heartache, sorrow, disasters, anxiety, tragedies in-the-making, bad news both big and small. I believe in being informed. I’m just as happy as anyone to log on to one news site after another, but if it starts pulling me down, if […]

A Muslim Lent Story

In the Islamic tradition, we are reminded, “The best actions are those which are small and consistent.” Those words from the Prophet Muhammad remind us the importance that even the smallest of deeds can have with the right intention. Each of us can pray. Each of us can give. Each of […]