Okay, sit down, grab some popping corn, and get ready for one of the most fucked up stories to appear in the Bible. Enjoy!
Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, a day very close to my heart. It is a day when I can proudly proclaim, “Feel free to praise me as the giver and sustainer of life that I am and don’t expect me to cook a damn thing all day!” In honor of mothers, here are four important moms in different religious traditions who managed to keep it all together in a time before parenting books, mothers’ groups, and Google.
The Hajj, or Muslims’ annual pilgrimage to Mecca, is happening now (October 13-18). Some of you may be wondering what exactly is the Hajj. Let’s start with the basics. Islam has 5 pillars of faith:
1) There is no God but God.
2) Pray 5 times a day towards Mecca.
3) Fasting during Ramadan.
4) Giving to charity.
5) Make a pilgrimage to Mecca (if one is physically and financially able to do so)