Racism is not good for your health

I was over at Clutch, one of the online magazines I read frequently and read the article “What To Do When The World Feels Too Racist”.

In short the article is a reflection about recent racism against African Americans in the blogosphere of some rightwing nutters (stole this phrase from the Brits) and it offered advice on how to cope when dealing with hatred.

Dealing with racism is like having a full time stressful job and it can take a very heavy emotional toll on the individual that experiences racism. Now I know the world is how we react to it and certainly we will all face challenges in one form or another regardless of our race; however I do not think it’s that simple. Some people just want to ignore it or downplay the significance of racism and that is simply wrong. Read more of this post

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Meet Dr. Sanduk Ruit

The most useful virtue is to be useful to others, true indeed. Amazing man.

Imagine-We can change the world for the better

Imagine and do something! We can change the world, it starts with thinking and then doing. May Allah SWT make us useful to serving others. May we see beyond our little bubble and see the world around us, and may we strive to make our world better.

“Have you seen the one that denies faith? For that is the one who drives away the orphan, and does not encourage the feeding of the poor.” Quran.

“The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.” Aristotle

Emily Dickinson
If I can stop one Heart from breaking
I shall not live in vain
If I can ease one Life the Aching
Or cool one Pain
Or help one fainting Robin
Unto his Nest again
I shall not live in Vain.

“Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another’s pain, life is not in vain.”
Helen Keller

“We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our automobiles, rather than by the quality of our service and relationship to humanity. ” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.” ~Albert Schweitzer

Imagine and Do!