Category Archives: Heart Softeners

Bittersweet: A Spiritual Perspective on Special Needs Parenting

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Reposted from MuslimMatters.org I’ve tried several times to begin this article and this is my third attempt. I’m supposed to be writing about special needs parenting from an Islamic/Muslim/Spiritual point of view, and the challenge is finding a balance between the bitter and the sweet. I have had some experience, my son Khalid was born with autism, a neurological disorder [...]

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Drive safely, InshaAllah.

I’ve been in two car accidents in my life, and in both cases, the memory of the impact stayed in my mind for months.  Neither though, have anything on this one- Note to self- never, ever, ever, ever text and drive. SubhanAllah.  There are so many things that could go wrong- every car on the road is a potential accident, [...]

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