Posts tagged Islam
Ramadan Reflection | Breaking Patterns and Finding the Spiritual in Food + Time

Breakfast time.
Lunch hour.
Dinner on the table. 

These are all moments of each day that are engrained in us like clockwork. At first I thought that perhaps one of the biggest time-related challenges in moving to Tangier would be changing my dinner time from 6ish to 9ish, but little did I know what Ramadan had in store for me. 

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Day Trip to Moulay Abdessalam + Encounters with Sufism

There are few emotions about places for which adequate single words exist: we have to make awkward piles of words to convey what we felt when watching light fade on an early autumn evening or when encountering a pool of perfectly still water in a clearing.

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Mlouwza (Moroccan Almond Cookies) + Eid Kbir

If you happened to be out in the streets of Tangier anytime on Monday, you would be greeted not-so-pleasantly by trashcan bonfires, men covered in soot and dried blood carrying machetes, ram horns and hooves strewn along the gutters, and pained bleats from remaining sheep. This is not the apocalypse, this is Eid Kbir, also known as Eid al-Adha.

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