In this khutbah I address the brutal slaying of brother Stephon Clark and how the Muslim community has some deep soul searching to do when it comes to the issue of race in America.
I discuss the importance of balance and how it may be a missing component of our “spiritual” diet.
More episodes here.
For more info on it and our other classes, check out the website.
Last Child in the Woods, by Richard Louv, will be one of the books we’ll be reading/discussing for the Middle Ground Book Club.
A few interesting quotes,
“For a new generation, nature is more abstraction than reality. Increasingly, nature is something to watch, to consume, to wear—to ignore.”
“We can now assume that just as children need good nutrition and adequate sleep, they may very well need contact with nature.”