Book Review: Revelation

Title: Revelation Author: Meraj Mohiuddin Overall Rating: 1/5-Do not recommend Having heard the author speak about this book during ISNA’s annual convention, I was really looking forward to reading it. There h...

Asking for Recommendation Letters

I’m in the process of applying for residency right now and a huge part of the application process is recommendation letters. My least favorite part. Out of all the parts of the application, this is the one th...

How to Leave a Voicemail

At some point in your professional life, you're going to have to leave a voicemail. Actually, you're going to have to leave tons and tons of voicemails. It's a simple enough thing to do but a lot of people mess...

Creamy Thai Chicken Curry

One thing I picked up in medical school is cooking with a slowcooker. If you're busy and short on time, you can make some amazing tasting meals with very little effort. Here's one of my favorite recipes. (more...

Skills for the Muslim Man: Reading the Sky to Find the Qibla

{ وَعَلامَاتٍ وَبِٱلنَّجْمِ هُمْ يَهْتَدُونَ } "And landmarks. And by the stars they are guided." You’re on a road trip and it’s time to pray Maghrib and ‘Isha. You pull into a rest area and make wudu. How ...

Cultivating a Personal Library

Every man should have a personal library. Your own personal collection of books you’ve read over the years. Books that have shaped you, books that you refer back to, books that you have an emotional connection ...

Lessons for Muslim Men in the life of Abdul Rahman ibn Awf

When it comes to examples of manliness from the lives of the sahabah, Abdul Rahman ibn Awf stands out from the crowd. He converted to Islam at its very dawn; at one point, he constituted one of eight Muslim men...