Jumping Into the Flames

I was speaking to a neighbor of mine about why my husband and I do not have a television in our home.  She pointed out to me that while my son may not mind growing up without a television now, when he grows up and starts socializing with other kids, he may feel inferior or … Continue reading

Reflections on Al-Fatiha

Al-Fatiha is also called “sab’a mathani”—seven oft-repeated verses. It is recited at least 17 times daily in the five obligatory prayers. But do we really pay attention when we are reciting this masterpiece?