Portrait of a Mother

I know a woman of extraordinary talent, endurance, and potential. She could be my mother, my grandmother, my sister or my friend. Maybe I write this for you. Her first meeting of the day is with her Creator. Well before the sun makes an appearance, she sits on her prayer mat, prays, and asks for…

Reflection on Falah

This summer, I finished a class on Falah (success in Arabic) with Rabata, a women’s seminary that teaches women islamic scholarship. I joined 100 women 3 times a week with a shared goal to be better than we were before. The class is described as an all-new approach to successful and happy living, specifically as…