Attending a gathering at the Muslim Children Education and Civic Center, I learned a lot about our Muslim neighbors and what Ramadan means to them.
Members of Laurel Heights United Methodist Church and Muslims from the Raindrop Turkish House and Dialogue Institute of the Southwest gathered for a Ramadan dinner on Sunday, part of the Raindrop Turkish House's effort to grow interfaith relationships.
More than 200 Democrats of all ethnicities and religions came together Thursday night at Maverick Plaza in La Villita for an iftar, a meal that is typically served after sunset during the holy month of Ramadan, hosted by the Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas to kick off the 2016 Texas Democratic Convention.
“I like Ramadan because it helps us to feel hungry, like poor people,” nine year-old Ayesha thoughtfully said. Her sense of care for the needy and her compassion give hope in a world where people often put themselves first.