Monthly Archives: November 2010

Giving Children the Power of Islam by Aminah Assilmi

8026 miles to go to while walking to Mecca I think about a lot of things when I am walking.  Fortunately I am one of those people who can usually walk AND chew bubblegum at the same time.  I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Burqa vs. the TSA, Rumor Mill Central, 8027 Miles to Mecca

I get tired of some of the news that is going on with regards to the TSA and pat downs.  I’ve got news for you, as a card-carrying philatelist who wears hijab, I have been searched, patted and groped for … Continue reading

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Good TSA vs. Bad Muslim Terrorists: Buzz words that make you endure an Intrusive Government Policy

8029 Miles to go to while Walking to Mecca I am glad that TSA doesn’t have to scan me or grope me on my walking trip to Mecca.  Since it is a combination of spiritual discovery/Dear Diary/and exercise program, the … Continue reading

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Islamophopia and “Helping Poor Oppressed Muslim Women” with only 8030 miles to Mecca

I am in charge of getting people places, and doing things to make life easier for the family.  I chose the job and accept the responsibility.  But it means that I spend a good bit of time listening to the … Continue reading

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Grope or Snoop? 100% of the time is not random. 8031 MTGT Mecca

8031 Miles to go to Mecca (MTGT) I am walking on my treadmill and thinking about the latest infringement on my rights as an American. So this American guy, presumably NOT MUSLIM uses his cell phone to capture his experience … Continue reading

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8034 Miles to Mecca

Today I drove 547 miles in my car but have only gone one mile in my journey to Mecca.  I used a treadmill to do my walking to mecca because I didn’t have the time to leave my busy life … Continue reading

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8035 Miles to Go…

First you have the introduction, now I give some of the requirements of what going on Hajj is all about.  Islam isn’t just about what you do, it is about why you are doing something and how you go about … Continue reading

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