Day: September 10, 2011

Isaac and Ishmael were brothers

With a shared belief in one God, a common ancestor, Abraham – through his sons, Isaac and Ishmael – and intertwined narratives, these three faiths are members of the same spiritual family. This is what I learned in my Middle Eastern childhood; this is what I’ve tried to teach my son.

9/11 remembrances, reflections and cheeseburgers

There’s no shortage of services planned and being held this weekend in observance of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Of special note are those being held at Trinity Wall Street and St. Paul’s Chapel because they both became an intimate participant in the events of the day and the still on going recovery efforts.