"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!" -Emma Lazarus, as engraved on the Statue of Liberty

"The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear." -Aung San Suu Kyi

Ramadan Verse & Quote (Day 15)

I was recently having some interesting conversations with friends of mine about the various things that have been bothering us. It got me thinking about forgiveness. Verse: “Whether you publicize a good deed or hide it or pardon a (personal) offense (done against you), know that God has the power to pardon (all sins).”  -Quran…

EGYPT IS FREE!! – !!مصر حرة

As of a couple hours ago, after 18 days of mostly peaceful protests and determination, Mubarak finally stepped down. He did not have the common courtesy to face the people and had his "torture-in-cheif" VP Omar Sulieman give the 30 second resignation speech. Egyptians around the world wept tears of joy, tears of accomplishment, tears of…

I Pity the Pastor

On September 11 later this week, Americans will be morning the lives lost as well as the tragic and unnecessary wars that soon followed in response. Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach in Gainsville, Florida and the author of Islam is of the Devil, has declared the day be "International Burn the Quran…