Category: Muslim in the Midst…

Today is January 3rd, 2022.

Today is January 3rd, 2022. Our beloved brother and great friend FAISAL M. SHAIKH would have been 47 years old today. May Allah grant him the highest level of Jannat Inshaa'Allah. 🤲🏽 💙 Read more [...]...
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*&*^ You!

[At a gas station. Toronto, Canada. A new immigrant from Pakistan, a student, is working there. He's pumping gas to get by. His English is brittle. His Punjabi is fluent. He's told to say "thank you" Read more [...]...
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What do you want for Christmas?

[Snowing. Shoveling snow.]Neighbour1: You're always shoveling my driveway.Neighbour2: That's okay. It's all good.Neighbour1: I want to do something for you. What do you want for Christmas?Neighbour2: Read more [...]...
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Anta sahi (You’re right)

[1983. Saudi Arabia. Dad comes home from work one day.]Dad: I want to tell you a joke. [smile]Kid: ok!Dad bursts out in pockets of laughter as he tells the joke.Dad: There was a new guy that came from Read more [...]...
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I prayed for “Abraham”

[At a copy shop]1: What's your name?2: Abraham.1: Abraham? [He didn't quite look like an "Abraham" I thought]2: Well, actually it's Ibrahim.1: So say it that way man. [smile]2: Yeah, I try to, but no Read more [...]...
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Census

Please use this section if you have concerns, suggestions or comments: For languages spoken at home, some people speak a mix, like 50/50 BUT this was not offered as an option. Also, the "Punjabi" Read more [...]...
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Vietnam

1: So you're from Vietnam?2: Yeah. Southern area. I grew up there, it's near Cambodia.1: Cambodia? I read about some history of them before. There was communist rule there back in the 70's and a lot of Read more [...]...
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That time in Montreal

Hey bro,Long time! I was just going through my old emails as I reminisced the times of Montreal a decade back and the tenants in my basement.I hope life is treating you well. Are you back in the Toronto Read more [...]...
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Palawan Philippines

1: I can tell the difference between Pakistanis and Indians.2: You can? Noooo. How?1: Like the Indians are a bit darker and they wear a string around their wrist.2: No man. It's not like that. You'd think Read more [...]...
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