2017 - Anse's Blogs - Anse’s Blogs 2017

A Good Ending | Part 1

The Cherokee say, “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you...
2017 - Anse's Blogs - Anse’s Blogs 2017

Bridges!

Are you tired? Do your bones, heart and sinew ache with hurt for humanity? Are you making furtive glances over at the Muslim corner,...
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

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...
2013 - Anse's Blogs

Rabata 2012: A Year of Openings

As-salamu-alaikum, As 2012 draws to a close, we thank Allah (swt) for a year filled with baraka and openings. We have enjoyed getting to...
2012 - Anse's Blogs

On the Mawlid: Rejoice!

The Earth held no prophet. Its people were lost in an utter darkness – no prophet, no current message, no light for souls seeking solace....