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Forum: Multicultural Families   03-05-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,171
Posted By Liquesce
Nora, Amina, Amani, Alia, Safiya/Sofia, Dana,...

Nora, Amina, Amani, Alia, Safiya/Sofia, Dana, Yasmin, Rima, Aida, Sherine, and May all come to mind for girls.  I'm never good with even thinking of boys' names, but maybe Rasheed, Kareem, Omar,...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-19-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Liquesce
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Quote:Originally Posted by foleydvm http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1195327/udder-milk-co-op#post_16869614)
they do openly...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-14-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Liquesce
Muhammad put a lot of emphasis on the "prophets...

Muhammad put a lot of emphasis on the "prophets are just people" idea, so while pious literature will sometimes play up "miracles" he himself was emphatic that "my miracle is the Qur'an."  Beyond...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-12-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Liquesce
It's said that the fundamental message of all...

It's said that the fundamental message of all prophetic messengers has been the same, primarily being proscribing the worship of one god, undivided.  It's basically saying the core theological...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-12-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Liquesce
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Shami http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-11-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Liquesce
Quotes attributed to Jesus in the Bible are by...

Quotes attributed to Jesus in the Bible are by and large not a part of the Islamic depiction of Jesus.  An Islamic faith in Jesus by no means implies a faith in the accuracy of the text of the Bible.
Forum: Religious Studies   12-15-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,970
Posted By Liquesce
  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shrug...

  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shrug.gif  I don't understand being confused that a group which faces a great deal of racial and racialized targeting and stereotyping might be questioned...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-15-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,970
Posted By Liquesce
  You are misdefining "extremist" in an...


You are misdefining "extremist" in an Islamic context.
 
Let me put it this way: there has been nothing in your comparison-making thus far that does not quite routinely make gender activists in...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-14-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,970
Posted By Liquesce
 Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...



Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Spirituality   12-13-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 57,694
Posted By Liquesce
Al-Mujalbaba has 60"...

Al-Mujalbaba has 60" - http://www.al-mujalbaba.com/categories/Women/Hijabs-%26-Khimars/Georgette-Hijabs/
 
They're synthetic but very summer friendly, plus the bonuses of wrinkle resistant and...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-10-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By Liquesce
Well, we celebrate, not that this information...

Well, we celebrate, not that this information really helps, but just to answer the "what do other Muslim families do ..." part.  :)  There's a range, from those who avoid, to those who celebrate...
Forum: Spirituality   12-02-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 469
Posted By Liquesce
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Quote:Originally Posted by SweetSilver http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By Liquesce
It strikes me as the worst of two worlds.  With...

It strikes me as the worst of two worlds.  With "privately built over time" relationship models there's a lot of room for close personal familiarity.  With arranged marriage models there's a lot of...
Forum: Spirituality   11-01-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,097
Posted By Liquesce
I'm afraid I don't have any advice that might be...

I'm afraid I don't have any advice that might be helpful to you, but I did want to say I am so sorry for your loss youngspiritmom. 
Forum: Spirituality   10-13-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,097
Posted By Liquesce
There are a few Arabic learners on this thread,...

There are a few Arabic learners on this thread, no?  The Library of Alexandria has a collection of grade school age reading level books online here, if anyone is...
Forum: Spirituality   10-13-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,097
Posted By Liquesce
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Quote:Originally Posted by kangamitroo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1289602/muslim-mamas-2011/120#post_16700114)

i still am...
Forum: Spirituality   10-10-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,097
Posted By Liquesce
1jooj, http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/...

1jooj, http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif.  I wish I had some helpful advice.
 
ZakareyasMama~ I might be inclined to give out cookies or something just with a mention that it's...
Forum: Spirituality   10-09-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By Liquesce
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Quote:Originally Posted by lilyka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Spirituality   09-29-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Liquesce
Othello: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcJQhSMM2...

Othello: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcJQhSMM2FA
 
Who used to be a part of a group called Lightheaded: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVusZdR8Uls
 
With a guy called Ohmega...
Forum: Religious Studies   09-27-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Liquesce
No.  The Qur'an is quite explicit that god...

No.  The Qur'an is quite explicit that god neither "begets nor is begotten," strongly enough that the ideas of god the father or being god's children are pretty taboo.  Creator/created, yes,...
Forum: Spirituality   08-30-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,097
Posted By Liquesce
I've heard that the Madina course books and...

I've heard that the Madina course books and lecture series available freely online are helpful.  You can download the textbooks series, worksheets, etc...
Forum: Religious Studies   08-26-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By Liquesce
That particular article is mining English...

That particular article is mining English translations for meanings not implied in the original -- the first verse referenced, for example, is not talking about being brought to life after having...
Forum: Spirituality   08-25-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,097
Posted By Liquesce
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Quote:Originally Posted by peaceful_mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1289602/muslim-mamas-2011/100#post_16625278)

 I'll...
Forum: Spirituality   08-25-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,097
Posted By Liquesce
Congratulations, noorjahan!  :D   She's...

Congratulations, noorjahan!  :D   She's absolutely beautiful. 
Forum: Spirituality   08-07-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,097
Posted By Liquesce
Wa 'alaikom as-salam AneesahMama and LucyG.  :D...

Wa 'alaikom as-salam AneesahMama and LucyG.  :D  I really like Faraz Rabbani too, for whatever it's worth.

1jooj, it sounds like you're approaching things in a really down to earth sort of way....
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