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Muslim Speaker Mikeghouse

Mother's Day Interfaith Celebrations

Mike Ghouse | Posted 05.07.2015 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

It's time to express gratitude to her, it restores the spiritual balance in each one of us. Life is about transactions, each time we received a "good" we become indebted to the giver, but when we give back to the giver or find alternate ways of giving back, then we regain our spiritual balance, bringing us nirvana.

Is Obama's Wisdom Good for America?

Mike Ghouse | Posted 04.29.2015 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

None amongst us is without sin; a few among us tend to misuse the power of religion on the minds of the followers. The problem was not with the religion, it was with the ones who did not get their religion right.

Angela Merkel Can Prevent Another Charlie Hebdo

Mike Ghouse | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Mike Ghouse

In a divisive world where the leaders are sacrificing the long term safety of a nation for the short term political gains, and putting the nation on a destructive path of exclusion of those who differ, Merkel has done the right thing; choosing inclusion.

Quran Is Not for Muslims

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.17.2015 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

God is not the God of Muslims and no where he claims that in Quran. He is creator of the universe(s), which is within and beyond our imagination. Quran is a book of guidance to preserve the cohesiveness within and what surrounds us; people and the environment.

Let Bill Maher Speak -- Islam Supports Free Speech

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.04.2015 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Freedom of speech is an exceptional American value, indeed, that is what separates us from the rest of the world. I urge the University not to ban free speech, let Bill Maher speak, and let students bring Reza Aslan or myself to speak against Bill Maher's non-sense talk.

Two Islams -- The Mangled-up and the Pristine

Mike Ghouse | Posted 11.02.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

To be a Muslim is to be a peace-maker who seeks to mitigate conflicts and nurtures goodwill for peaceful co-existence of humanity.

American Muslim Agenda: A New Beginning for Muslim Americans This July 4

Mike Ghouse | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Let it be known that Americans Muslims have placed their trust in American Justice system and will continue to seek justice though it as every American does, and the law of the land is our law. There is no substitute for it.

Holocaust and the Muslim Guy

Mike Ghouse | Posted 03.21.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Education is the purpose; we have to learn, acknowledge and reflect upon the terrible things that we humans have inflicted upon each other, and we have to understand that our safety hinges on the safety of all others around us.

The 1444th Birth Celebration of Prophet Muhammad

Mike Ghouse | Posted 03.15.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

As a pluralist, I had a lot of questions about prophet Muhammad before recognizing him as a peace maker and a mercy to mankind. I have been skeptical about the divine status accorded to religious masters in every tradition including Islam.

Congratulations: Finally, Israel Is on the Doorstep of the Ultimate; Her Eternal Security

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

This deal is a good first step towards that goal. This is good for Israel, Iran, America and the entire Middle east.

What Is God Doing in Philippines?

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

It took me years to understand the idea of God, a God that is not a thing or a being, but a formless, indefinable, imaginary but real energy that caused life and sustained it, as we witness it every moment of the day.

India's Future, Narendra Modi, Muslims and Moving Forward

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

We are all in this together, and see things differently. We need to allow diversity of thought for a comprehensive understanding of the issue from a justice point of view, as well as long term cohesion in the society.

Who Owns Allah, the God? The Malaysian Muslim Fitna

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

There are thousands of names and attributes for God because of the many languages, cultures, and religions.

Eid al-Adha -- What Should You Sacrifice? A Proposal for Muslims

Mike Ghouse | Posted 12.15.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

What is submission to God? It's nothing more than subscribing to an orderly system where everything remains in place and runs smoothly.

Harassment of Sikhs in New York and Mississippi Is Not Acceptable

Mike Ghouse | Posted 11.26.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Every American must feel a sense of security, safety and freedom. If we can learn to respect the otherness of others and accept the God given uniqueness of each one of us, then conflicts fade and solutions emerge.

While Pastor Terry Jones Burns 2998 Copies of Qurans in Mulberry, Muslims Will Be Donating 12,000 Pints of Blood This Year

Mike Ghouse | Posted 11.05.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Saving a life is like saving the whole humanity says the Quran, a book of guidance like all other holy books in building harmony in a given society. It is about building societies that care for each other for the ultimate benefit of each member of the society.

Goddess Saraswati Statue With Barack Obama Symbolizes Relationship Between Indonesia and the U.S.

Mike Ghouse | Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

The Indonesian Embassy in Washington D.C. has expressed her relationship with the United States in the most unique way -- by building a statue of Saraswati, the iconic representation of education in Hindu tradition on their grounds.

America First: Tensions, Conflicts and Politics of Elections

Mike Ghouse | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Mike Ghouse

Obama will keep America stable and move us forward, where as my fellow Republican will turn everything upside down. We don't know his positions now -- what will happen if he acts from the seat of his pants? To my fellow Republicans, let's put America first, party next.