What is the mustard seed in your life that exemplifies faith?

The following text is from a speech delivered during the youth study group at The Final Call Administration Building in Chicago, Illinois on June 21, 2017. In the name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful, I bear witness that there is no God, but Allah and that Muhammad is His Messenger. I greet my beautiful … Continue reading What is the mustard seed in your life that exemplifies faith?

Get Out: More than a movie. It’s our reality.

The first time I seen the trailer of Get Out, I knew this movie would have a "Wake Up" message to it. Especially with the vocal queue, "The mind is a terrible thing to waste". The production cost under $5 million to produce with a projection of $20 million with it's weekend debut. However, the film brought in … Continue reading Get Out: More than a movie. It’s our reality.

Who and what is your reflection?

What will people describe you as when you are returned to Allah (God)? The words that come to your mind are a reflection of who you are. When you left, I seen positivity, nothing but uplifting words because that’s what you did for many. You made me appreciate life more and you've helped remind me of the … Continue reading Who and what is your reflection?

Who is responsible for you?

I spoke with three (possibly more) of my accountability partners today and I couldn’t do anything, but smile. I can tell they genuinely care about making their word bond to the agreements we’ve made with one another. Their follow-ups, even without a consistent follow-up from me means a lot. I’m not perfect. Sometimes, I slack … Continue reading Who is responsible for you?

Chances are, there’s still a chance. | Inspired by Love and Basketball

Is it true that you didn't complete everything you had on your list for 2016 and neither did you start on the goal you had on your list yesterday? If you answered yes, let's not beat ourselves up about it. Minor accomplishments are morale boosters for the next goal. If you answered no, don't forget … Continue reading Chances are, there’s still a chance. | Inspired by Love and Basketball