Posts Tagged ‘Faiqa’

How Exclusion Brings Us Closer

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My 6-year old bought a scarf at Indiafest in Memphis. She wanted to cover her head because Faiqa covers her head, and my 6-year old adores Faiqa. I happily agreed to this purchase, not because I am hoping to raise a moderate Muslim, but because I hope someday my daughter understands the benefit of saving […]


Happiness Highlights: Girlfriends in Memphis

Memphis, they say, is the birthplace of rock n’ roll, soul, and dry ribs barbecue. It’s where Elvis lived and Martin Luther King, Jr. died. There are endless sights to see and foods to eat, but we didn’t come for any of them. We left Nashville last week and headed into western Tennessee for one […]


Here we go…

I keep starting and stopping and restarting this post. I feel like today, the day we officially embark on our journey, should be marked with something significant. But I’ve already said so much! I’ve talked extensively about the RV trip and why we’re going. I’ve made a map and a form and a video. I’ve […]


How To “Just Be”: A Learn-As-I-Go Guide

I wrote Monday about my desire to spend the next two months learning to “Just Be”. Yes, it’s something I need to learn. After writing that post and posing the question, What does “just being” mean to you?, I found myself thinking of a post Faiqa once wrote about how we often discuss the things […]


6 Blogs That Will Make Your Life Better

There is a lot of stuff on the Internet. Some of it’s funny, some of it is smart, and some of it just sucks you in for no good reason other than HAMSTERS DANCING ARE ALWAYS FUNNY! REPEAT! But occasionally, something on the Internet actually makes life offline better.  And if you’re really, really lucky, you […]


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