Quality Craftsmanship

Today, I’m thankful for quality craftsmanship, for people and businesses that take time to do things right, to make things that last, to produce things they can be proud of, that don’t waste the precious resources we’ve been blessed with. May Allah guide us to return to a time where we cared about what we made and what we bought, and respected the things enough to take good care of them, Ameen. Continue reading


Today, I’m thankful for my neighbors: invisible and wonderfully generous; young and fun, old and curmudgeonly; Muslim, Christian, Hindu, Jew, Sikh, Buddhist, Atheist, and whatever. May Allah make the trial of having me for a neighbor easy on them all, Ameen.