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Defining {Home} When You’re an Expat

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“Home is not where you live, but where they understand you” ~ Christian Morganstern quotes “Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” ~ Matsuo Basho I’ve …

Amanda MouttakiDefining {Home} When You’re an Expat
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Finding Faith in the Baraka of Old Men

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This year really tested my faith in a lot of ways. In the US it’s common to hear among Muslims (and specifically convert Muslims) how they simply can’t wait to …

Amanda MouttakiFinding Faith in the Baraka of Old Men

Why I Write

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My friend Saira at Confessions of a Muslim MOMma-holic recently selected me to participate in a blogger “chain letter” of sorts talking about why we write. This came at an interesting time …

Amanda MouttakiWhy I Write
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Making Friends in Morocco

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Making friends has never been easy for me. As a young child the friends I had in preschool were largely the same people that complete high school with me. That’s …

Amanda MouttakiMaking Friends in Morocco