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What Is Strength?

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 09.28.2014 | Religion
Umar Zulqarnain

Strength is to let go, to let be, to simply exist. Strength is to know that we are nothing and that we have no strength. It is to know that strength is in God and is not acquired but provided.

What Is Strength?

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion
Umar Zulqarnain

We try to display ourselves as strong, independent beings, as confident and un-phased by the events around us. In reality, it is often a show, a facade, a cry for attention rather than an element of fortitude.

Poetry's Lasting Impact

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 05.15.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

I marvel at this impact, more than seven years later, but it only confirms my belief that over time, for even one hour a week, poetry can open the hearts and minds of young people.

'Love at Eighty?': The Lady of Ghazal Recites Iran

Aria Fani | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Aria Fani

Simin Behbahani's poems paint one of the most nuanced narratives of modern Iranian society. Her poems offer apertures into the daily life of Iranians, and reveal its subtleties and paradoxes.

'King Of Ghazal,' Dies At 85

AP | Posted 08.13.2012 | Home

ISLAMABAD -- Mehdi Hassan, a Pakistani singer loved by millions across South Asia, has died after a protracted illness. He was 85. Hassan's son Asif ...

Famous Singer Dies At 70 | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

The Associated Press NEW DELHI — Doctors say prominent Indian singer Jagjit Singh has died after several weeks in the hospital following a brain ...