The main question I get asked by Christians

The main question I get asked by Christians

Last week, Michal and I were invited to speak at two Christian colleges about our Miss Understanding blog. Before each event, I was nervous. The audience would be all Christian, and I would be the only Muslim in the room trying to represent, but not speak on behalf of, over a billion Muslims around the world.[…]

Middle East Conflict: What is Mine to Do?

Middle East Conflict: What is Mine to Do?

Watching the news about the Middle East each day is overwhelming, to say the least. Muslims and Christians (and many other groups!) face death, loss of family and friends, property and dignity. The suffering and pain is indescribable. Several close friends in the region are doing very brave work providing in medical, educational and spiritual help[…]

From Hesitation to a Hug

From Hesitation to a Hug

By Anonymous My friend, a devout Christian, texted me on Saturday and asked if we could go for a hike. Luckily, I didn’t have any plans and agreed. We ended up having such a wonderful heart to heart conversation in a peaceful setting amongst the trees and greenery. Comfortable in God’s beautiful creation, we discussed[…]

How God used my Muslim friend to help me heal from a broken heart

How God used my Muslim friend to help me heal from a broken heart

As soon as the door opened and our eyes met and I saw that look of understanding, care and genuine concern in the eyes of Sondos, I so wished it would be just the two of us sharing a homemade lunch. However, I quickly shifted gears and greeted the other people in the room and[…]

God lightens our load

God lightens our load

As I pulled out of the driveway at 6:00 am, my kids buckled up in the backseat of the rental car, our suitcase stowed safely in the trunk, I questioned myself for the hundredth time if I was going to be able to pull off this trip. I was on my way to San Francisco and[…]

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