Tag Archives: Culture

Mixing Culture With Islam Is Like Mixing Poison With Water


It is important to understand Islam from a cultural point of view because the basis of much of the current turmoil within Muslim countries and conflict with their neighbors can be attributed to cultural clashes. Consequently, a clear understanding of … Continue reading

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Islam Is Simple, Culture Is Complicated


The Islaam being practiced in much of the Muslim world today may be referred to as Cultural Islaam or Folk Islaam (as Christian Missionaries like to refer to it).  The main feature of this version of Islaam is the blind … Continue reading

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Why it’s Crucial for Women to Heal the Mother Wound


What many people do not realize is that the core issue at the center of women’s empowerment is the mother wound. Difficulty and challenges between mothers and daughters are rampant and widespread but not openly spoken about. The taboo about … Continue reading

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Egypt Is Not A Country We Live In But A Country That Lives Within Us!


This weekend my husband and I went to watch Monument’s Men.  It was a decent movie but nothing to brag to our friends about.  However the truth is, hardly anyone, including myself, except maybe the readers of two recent books, … Continue reading

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Being Of Two Cultures And Belonging To Neither


For the first time in my life, I am making a sketch in print of a problem that has been on my mind for quite some time now. It is a problem that I can’t avoid just because of the … Continue reading

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I Am A Conservative, But I Am Not A Zombie.


Do you believe in zombies? The prestigious Archaeology Magazine has posted research detailing evidence of a zombie outbreak in ancient Egypt near Hierakonpolis approximately 5000 years ago. Yes, Archaeology Magazine! The intrepid archaeologists posited that these zombie attacks were caused … Continue reading

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Yoga Is Almost Like Music In A Way; There’s No End To It


The world is becoming a global village and the many varieties of religious experience flow between cultures. You would think that by combining the wisdom of the world’s saints that we could make the spiritual journey easier. However, this has … Continue reading

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