Ramadan Gives Reminder About World Hunger


Originally published in the Hudson Hub-Times A few weeks ago, I and more than a billion Muslims started fasting for the month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, adult Muslims fast from dawn to sunset. The main purpose is to gain God consciousness and sincerity in our faith. However, as the days of Ramadan have passed, I continue to gain empathy for those for whom food is a luxury. It is now even more...

Giving thanks leads to giving help


    Originally published in the Duluth News Tribune Thanksgiving is a time when we give thanks to God and look to be more grateful for all the things we commonly take for granted. This also is an opportunity to reflect that there are many people in this world who are not as fortunate. For example, millions of people in the world go hungry every day, and every year 1.5 million people die...