Tag Archives: Ramadan

This Too Is An Act of Charity

When you put down your phone a minute and go to you grandmother’s room,and sit in a chair close by her bed, and ask her,“Gramma, tell me how it was, before?… before all the carsand sickness and internet; tell me … Continue reading

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Ramadan Kareem! Ramadan Mubarak!

I am reposting this because it holds much nostalgia for me. Because of Covid, this year, I will not be in Jordan with the family. This picture was taken in 2007. Ramadan begins tomorrow inshAllah. Ramadan Gift (Triple Cinquain) 

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Ramadan Kareem! Ramadan Mubarak!

Ramadan Gift (Triple Cinquain) 

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 As one
 our family
 breaking fast with prayers   all kneeling in our living room sublime “Allah!” my brother’s voice now an angel chanting tears blur my eyes in ecstasy divine Silence our bodies … Continue reading

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Ramadan 2017

Ramadan Mubarak! (Blessed Ramadan) Ramadan Kareem! (Generous Ramadan)I invite my readers to look at this ad made by an Arabic telecommunications company, Zain, that portrays beautifully and powerfully the true spirit of Ramadan. Our religion has been hijacked for decades … Continue reading

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