Let’s Practice Community

  Assalamualaikum, May peace be upon you: I dedicate this talk to Pulse Victims who the majority were Latinx and for my Muslims comrades. These two communities who, as well as others, always trying to find their place in our society. My name is Miguel Carpizo and I am a Muslim, Mexican and gay. I... Continue Reading →

Why Did I Embrace Islam?

As-Salaam-Alaikum السلام I have always been very open about my spiritual life, and if you have truly got to know me, you know that spirituality means a lot for me. This is part of the journey I have started long time, the continuous search of my inner peace through some kind of philosophy or religious... Continue Reading →

Life in the DEEP SOUTH

As-Salaam-Alaikum السلام Today I went to open an account in a credit union , a white lady who was very well dressed took care of me, when I showed her my drivers license she didn't accept it and asked me for another document to prove I was in the country legally. Her attitude was distant... Continue Reading →

Prayer for Orlando / Oración por Orlando

As-Salaam-Alaikum السلام En el nombre de Allah el Mas Generoso, el Mas misericordioso. In the name of Allah the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. Guíanos en el camino correcto Guide us to The Right Way. Incrementa nuestro espíritu de compasión y el don del entendimiento, y quita de nuestros corazones la sombra del odio. Increase... Continue Reading →

With a Broken Heart!

Salaam friends, As a new Mexican Muslim and openly gay men, and doing Ramadan for the first time, my heart is broken today. It is broken because it involves three of my own communities: Latinx, LGTBQ and Muslim. It breaks my heart to know that the media will direct their hate to the Muslim community in general.... Continue Reading →

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