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It's easy to be afraid of the Muslim around the corner, but let me tell ya', we're just here for the food!A speak easy where I will talk about almost everything in life from the perspective of a Muslim in the U.S.

I'm A Muslim (And That's Okay!‪)‬ Shehla

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It's easy to be afraid of the Muslim around the corner, but let me tell ya', we're just here for the food!A speak easy where I will talk about almost everything in life from the perspective of a Muslim in the U.S.

    Gift of the Gab!: Talking About "Orphan Cancers" with Madeleine Kanai

    Gift of the Gab!: Talking About "Orphan Cancers" with Madeleine Kanai

    LAST EPISODE OF THE SEASON!

    That's right I'll be taking a break for the Summer and be back in August. BUT that doesn't mean I'm gonna leave y'all empty handed!

    In this episode of Gift of the Gab, I interview a dear mom-friend, Madeleine Kanai, who was also recently diagnosed and treated for a rare type of blood cancer. We discuss the difficulties in getting initial diagnoses for less well-known cancers and the often prohibitive cost of cancer treatment!

    You can also watch this episode on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/kIgrKiOf54A

    To help cancer research and treatment please donate generously to cancer research and become a stem cell donor:
    MD Anderson Moon Shots Program
    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
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    Gift of the Gab!: Talking About Living with a Chronic Illness With Julianna Coughlin

    Gift of the Gab!: Talking About Living with a Chronic Illness With Julianna Coughlin

    In this week's episode of "Gift of the Gab!" I talk to I talk to fellow podcaster, dietitian, and marathon runner, Julianna Coughlin, who also happens to live with the chronic illness, Ankylosing Spondylitis.

    We banter a little about the Harry Potter fandom, and delve deep into the everyday struggles that come with living with an invisible illness.

    You can also watch this episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/uha41gtbNlQ

    You can read more about Ankylosing Spondylitis here: https://spondylitis.org/
    You can listen to Julianna's podcasts, "PuffCast" and "Into the Fold" using these links:
    PuffCast: https://linktr.ee/Puffcast
    Into The Fold: https://linktr.ee/IntoTheFold






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    Let's Talk About Ramadan: The Prayer

    Let's Talk About Ramadan: The Prayer

    Almost to the end of Ramadan! And here it is the final episode for this month which delves into some of the prayer practices of Muslims during the Holy month.

    I hope this series has given y'all a little deeper insight into Ramadan and how it is more than just fasting.

    You can also watch this episode on my YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/hYexQgnL9Gw

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    Let's Talk About Ramadan: The Practice

    Let's Talk About Ramadan: The Practice

    In the second part of this year's Ramadan episode I go into some of the practices of charity,  and prayer Muslims do in Ramadan as a means of earning greater good deeds. A look at how Ramadan is more than just fasting from fasting from dawn to dusk!

    You can also watch this solo episode on my YouTube channel here:  https://youtu.be/2Qcp3yrqwhw
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    Let's Talk About Ramadan: The Purpose

    Let's Talk About Ramadan: The Purpose

    It's that time of year again! Your friendly, neighborhood Muslims are gonna start fasting again!

    Although, I've had Ramadan episodes every year, for two years now, but I don't think I've every talked about WHY we fast. So, this year I'm going to go into some of the reasons behind the fast for Muslims.

    This is part one of three episodes that will delve into Ramadan and some of what Muslims do during this sacred month.

    You can also watch this episode on my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/07kG2nYGk30
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    Ask A Muslim: With Guest Host, KC!

    Ask A Muslim: With Guest Host, KC!

    I'm back with my yearly "Ask A Muslim" segment where I answer all your questions about being Muslim. 
    But this year I have with me a fellow-Muslim and guest host, KC! I mean why should I be the only one having fun doing this!
    So, join us as we both bring our opinions about being Muslim (and 90-day Fiance !) to the table!

    To send in your questions for future "Ask A Muslim",  just email me at shehla.faizi01@gmail.com

    You can find the article referenced in this episode here: https://www.facinghistory.org/civic-dilemmas/brief-history-veil-islam



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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Calimia13 ,

So fun & educational!

I feel like I am in the room with Sheila and her guests having a convo! Such a unique and important podcast & conversation!

kalibewa ,

Great tool for dawah!

I feel like I can use a lot of what I learned and heard from these episodes and integrate it into my interactions with Non Muslims to have more meaningful interactions with others :)

Desertmom7706 ,

Keep it coming

Can’t wait to hear more. Personal narratives really help connect with you and resonate with our own experiences.

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