It Will Change Your Life

 Time is running out for my friend. We are sitting at lunch when she casually mentions that she and her husband are thinking of "starting a family." What she means is that her biological clock has begun its countdown and she is being forced to consider the prospect of motherhood.…
Witness: Seen and Unseen

Witness: Seen and Unseen

I haven’t told you this: I almost certainly saw the arsonist that morning. I qualify that because of my own sense of fair play. Our fire was not officially linked to the series of fires set in the summer and fall of 2010. Ours was the first and on a…
Witness: Seen and Unseen

Witness: Seen and Unseen

I haven’t told you this: I almost certainly saw the arsonist that morning. I qualify that because of my own sense of fair play. Our fire was not officially linked to the series of fires set in the summer and fall of 2010. Ours was the first and on a…
Witness: Seen and Unseen

Witness: Seen and Unseen

I haven’t told you this: I almost certainly saw the arsonist that morning. I qualify that because of my own sense of fair play. Our fire was not officially linked to the series of fires set in the summer and fall of 2010. Ours was the first and on a…
Are Muslim and Islamist Synonymous? 

Are Muslim and Islamist Synonymous? 

A Muslim is a follower of the religion of Islam, which means in Arabic “surrender to the will of Allah.” An Islamist is usually identified as a person who follows a political ideology that is related to or derived from Islam. While the term is most often used by Western…
We Get to Carry Each Other

We Get to Carry Each Other

“I’m almost stopped by your house this morning to cry.” A friend told me the other day as we waited to pick up our daughters after school. “You should have,” I said without thinking, “what’s going on?” My friend has another child with a multiplicity of special needs who is…
We Get to Carry Each Other

We Get to Carry Each Other

“I’m almost stopped by your house this morning to cry.” A friend told me the other day as we waited to pick up our daughters after school. “You should have,” I said without thinking, “what’s going on?” My friend has another child with a multiplicity of special needs who is…
We Get to Carry Each Other

We Get to Carry Each Other

“I’m almost stopped by your house this morning to cry.” A friend told me the other day as we waited to pick up our daughters after school. “You should have,” I said without thinking, “what’s going on?” My friend has another child with a multiplicity of special needs who is…