A Sufi Jedi Warrior’s Guide to Stealthy Living

(Excerpt) Some months after taking off the hijab, you go to the halaal meat store. You say Salaam Alaikum. The two Arab brothers look at you, then at each other, and return a short, simple salaam. You know what this means. Without the hijab, they don’t know if they are safe with you, or not. […]

A Year Out

I left my marriage a year ago this month. I thought I ‘d have everything figured out by now. Yet here I am, having to discard what I thought I knew about myself. It is funny who notices what a year can do. For example, my 10-year-old son made a comment in the car on […]