self-care of the soul

What do you do when the world as you know it is put on stand-by? Schools, sacred spaces, shopping centers-closed. Livelihoods lost. How can the soul bear the burden of such widespread chaos? When social distancing breeds self-isolation for the health and well-being of our communities, how can we nurture our inner being? How can…

welcoming silence, inviting gratitude

“So make remembrance of Me, and I will make remembrance of you. And show thanks to Me, and do not be ungrateful.” [Qur’an 2:152] Our modern world craves the adrenaline rush of endless to-do lists and over-packed schedules blindly leading us from one engagement to the next. Our lives set to soundtracks drowning out our…

POEM: a prayer

Let my ears welcome Your Word. Let my lips speak Your Message. Let my hands be busy in service. Let my eyes gaze upon the Ultimate Reward. Let my nose welcome the sweet scents of our Eternal Abode.