love inshallah

Ayesha Mattu

I decided to ask American Muslim women and men in all their diversity to share their search for love, and the breadth and depth of human experience folded into that universal longing.   Who are you? I’m a mama, writer, and seeker who has been blessed to have the opportunity…

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An anthology of love—Muslim style

It is a universal truth—although not universally acknowledged—that we all share the desire to love and be loved for who we are. We see ourselves reflected in love stories, regardless of how far removed in time and place they might be from our lives. The perennial popularity of period romances—“Downton Abbey” anyone?—shows that beneath the robes or corsets, the heart flutters in ways that we instinctively recognize even today.

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