We’re going for Hajj!

UPDATE: 12/9/14 – Our passports, visas and plane tickets have arrived! Praise be to God. It has begun! My wife Fathima and I have applied to perform the Hajj pilgrimage this year. Our applications with Labbaik Travel have been accepted and we’re eagerly awaiting news of our visas for Saudi Arabia. Pending the arrival of[…]

Ramadhaan Preparation – Spirituality through a Practical Lens

Right about now, the Web will be flooded with many articles extolling the virtues of preparing in advance for the blessed month of Ramadhaan. No doubt, it is beneficial to impart – and internalise – advice that is both practically sound and spiritually uplifting. But what I think is equally importance is the continuous sharing of such[…]

Musing #1: Beginning in the Middle

Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, may the peace of Allah be upon you. Welcome to my humble virtual abode. Take a seat, the coffee is brewing. (Your choices are gourmet or Turkish. Instant is a profanity.) Why is this the Beginning in the Middle? I first hopped online back in 1996 in Auckland, New Zealand (reminisce that nostalgic tone[…]