This is the last week of the month of Ramadan. Muslims throughout the world fast every day for a whole month from sunrise to sunset. We give food and clothes and money to the needy and to family and friends. We believe that our wishes come true. When we were children my siblings and I asked for simple things like toys, books, and fancy clothes and shoes. As I grew up and understood what life is all about, my wishes became complicated. Most of my adult friends said that they don't wish for too many things for themselves either. The good thing is that this Ramadan a couple of my wishes came true. I have always wished that human beings should be free from slavery and this month there is one less sign of slavery. I have always wished that our prophet be respected by people of other faiths too because we respect other religions and prophets of other faiths as well. This month as I was surfing the internet I came across two Hindu singers who sang in the praise of our prophet with love and respect that can be heard in their voices and in the melody itself.
Like Yvette Nicole Brown reminded me I learned that our wishes do come true eventually.