Telling Time by the Moon, or Stories from the Endless Ramadan Days

The Boulemane Province, at least on this side of the mountains, is a little like Southern California.  It never rains.  Or rather, when it does rain in the summer, it does so for maybe twenty minutes and then dries up before you notice it even happened.  The only reason it is noticeable is because of […]

For the Good of a Slightly Controversial Topic.

I’m fourteen days or so away from moving to Morocco as a Peace Corps Trainee, a country that is around 98% Islamic.  While there, I will be learning Moroccan Arabic and immersed into a community of people undoubtedly devoted to their faith. My responsibility to love and to serve this community includes the obligation to respect their […]