Who are these Muslim ambassadors extraordinaire?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Faith, Leadership, Politics | No Comments

Life seems simpler when we can stereotype and put people and things in a box. But when your mental caricature is challenged by hitherto unknown facts or up close and personal encounters you had better shift your paradigm. Ghana’s new vice-president and his wife are making many re-think what being Muslim could look like. Read more.

Of Noble Dreams and “Shitty Stories”

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Ethics, Family, Leadership, Politics | 2 Comments

Anybody who knows me well will tell you that the use of such a vulgar slang like “shitty” is uncharacteristic of me. This week many joined Americans to celebrate Martin Luther King Jnr. Day. While great progress has been made regarding race relations in North America we still have a long way to go. Some white officer just showed me […]

What Trumps Trump’s Win!

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in Faith, Leadership, Politics | 3 Comments

What is more disappointing than a Trump win is the trumpeting of “functional atheists” following the declaration of the winner of the U.S. general election. I slept early this morning and woke up later this morning, thanks to my earnest following of the November 8 U.S. Presidential election results. I remember having the privilege of walking around […]