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James Cockroft
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Muslim. American. Photographer.
Muslim. American. Photographer.

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Today, I’m grateful for the opportunity to witness another Ramadan and the chance to enjoy fellowship with my brothers and sisters in faith as we celebrate on this blessed day of Eid al Fitr, the celebration of the breaking of the fast. May Allah accept…

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Today, I'm grateful for Islam. Alhamdulillah.

Today, on the last day of Ramadan, I’m grateful for this beautiful religion.

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Today, despite my lack of rest, I'm grateful for yard work...

Today, I’m grateful for yard work. Yard work, you say? You bet: it’s good, honest exercise that delivers very quick and beautiful results, and it gives me a good opportunity to reflect on Allah azza wa jall.

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Today, I'm grateful for feeling.

Today, I’m grateful for feeling, both in terms of sensation and emotion, both “how are you feeling?” or “are you feeling alright?” and “ooo feel this!” Without sensation, much of life would be dull and empty; without emotion, much of life would be…

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It's time to #summerfilmparty!

The first day of summer means it must be time for the #summerfilmparty!

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Today, on the first day of summer, I'm grateful for seasons.

Today, on this first official day of summer, I’m grateful for seasons, for the changes in weather that bring changes in moods and clothes and (traditionally, anyway) food supply. 

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Today, I'm grateful for Memory, as flawed, selective, malleable, and imperfect as it is.

Today, I’m grateful for memory.

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Today, I'm thankful for Imagination.

Today, I’m thankful for imagination, fantasy, the ability to wonder about the what-if’s, the other-thans, the not-yets, and never-could-bes: whether or not we are capable of achieving what we imagine, even if we wanted to.

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Today, on Father’s Day, I’m thankful for Dad.

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Today, I'm thankful for courage, what little of it I have.

Today, I’m grateful for courage. Really, what’s the worst that could happen? Ittaqullah. Fear only Allah and go for it!
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