When I first learned about the story of Maryam in the Qur’an, I was empowered by her love, worship, and dedication to God. Her spiritual state made her a knower of God, and Allah elevated her due to her spiritual power.
Tariq Touré is an award winning writer from West Baltimore Maryland. Touré’s poetry and prose has been featured in award winning publications such as, Salon, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, The Nation Magazine and Sapelo Square. Black Seeds, Toure's debut collection of poetry was the winner
As the sun sets on the last night of Ramadan and the 30th juz is read, a bittersweetness floods the air. We are amongst the privileged who have experienced another blessed month with endless opportunities to have the Qur’an penetrate our hearts.