Ramadan Special

    Ramadan Special (Days 10-21): What’s In A Name?

    It’s funny to think that after all this time I NOW get why Muslims are encouraged to learn Allah’s 99 names.  We have a guest in our home, and according to Dagomba tradition, her name for the first week of her life here on earth is “Saanpaga”, which means “Lady guest”. The male equivalent, “Saandoo” …

        Ramadan Special (Day 1): Beyond Peace

        Ramadan Kareem! The Holy month is here again, and started on August 1 for most of the world. This year’s Ramadan is significant for me in a number of ways. Numero uno, it’s my first Ramadan in 6 years with my entire family in Ghana! And by family I mean nuclear family. Previous Ramadans were …

              Ramadan Special (Days 2-7): Let Go and Let God

              Before I start, just a quick ‘thank you’ to Moi for reminding me that I even intended to share my Ramadan experience/lessons on here. Like you said, God sometimes speaks through people :) Okay, back to the scheduled program. Days two through five of Ramadan have been filled with so many lessons, I’m surprised I …