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How Growing Up In a Religious Indian Household Has Affected Me

Ever since I can remember, I’ve had to participate in Christian traditions. Since my family is Indian and strictly conservative, it obviously made my childhood extremely fun. But other than being forced to partake in a 45-minute prayer every night as well as attending church every Sunday, it additionally influenced me heavily throughout my life. In school, I was bullied for “defending my religion.” My mother always made sure to remind me that I was

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Why Don’t I Pray?

In the name of God, the most Gracious, the most Merciful, why do I need to pray when He knows that I’m here still devoting Him, in my mind, in my thoughts, in my heart. I put my hands closed together cupping an air of silent prayers, hoping that He listens. Indeed I believe He does listen to each silent cry, to each angry thoughts, to each happy moment when I thought of Him — isn’t

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Social Justice on Social Media, With Insight from Eliel Cruz

According to Google, the following is the definition of social justice. so·cial jus·tice noun noun: social justice justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society. “individuality gives way to the struggle for social justice” The place social justice is the most prevalent is social media. Whether it be on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or Tumblr,  the internet has paved the road to both heaven and hell for social justice causes.

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