Maryam Had a Little Lamb

Maryam had a little lamb, and then it died…with hundreds of other lambs for the Eid feast. Eid-Al-Adha commemorates the moment biblical prophet Abraham was asked by God to sacrifice his young son, Ishmael, but instead symbolically sacrificed a sheep. Given the millions of Muslims who slaughter livestock to commemorate this event each year, it…

Real Talk: Character Counts

A story was shared by my Professor last week, and I thought it said a lot about character. He talked about John Wooden’s acceptance of the Head Coach position for UCLA Basketball (GO BRUINS!). His character teach us many great lessons, and give a glimpse as to why he may have been so successful. I think as Muslims in particular, we can learn a lot from John Wooden’s story.