2016 - Anse's Blogs

Rabata Statement Against Gun Violence

We at Rabata voice our support for policies and programs that promote gun control and prevent gun violence. We grieve the death, injury and...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Gentle Friday

Hatred, evil, anger and fear; war, bombing, terrorism, and death; sometimes it feels overwhelming. But Thanksgiving brings our thoughts...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Listen Up America!

Listen Up America! In a little house in Amsterdam seven people huddled. They were afraid for their lives and indeed only one will...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Death of a Beloved Teacher and Scholar

To God we belong and it is to Him that we return… The blessed upbringer and expert legal scholar, al-Hajja Duriyya al-‘Ayta has...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

A Leader has a LAP

I am honored to speak in front of an audience of God Lovers. We are each a sign of the absolute truth of Divine goodness as we have all...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Eulogy for Abu Salah

October 9th, 2015 It is not often that we are blessed with beautiful examples of what it means to be good. Coach Salah Abdul-Razacq...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Adab: The Distinguishing Quality

I often wonder what might have been written about the Prophet ﷺ if he had visited Japan, Europe, or the indigenous peoples of the...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Happy Women’s History Month

In 1947 an unnamed Muslim woman in Aleppo stood up against oppression, violence and political fury. This was the year that the United...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Be Patience

Three people killed in the safety of their homes. Vandalism towards an Islamic school. The mysterious murder of a young man in Canada....
2015 - Anse's Blogs

To Know or Not to Know: It Is Not a Question

There is a truism in every field and every domain: Those who know very little believe they know quite a bit, and those who know more...