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    end the month long fasting with the celebration of Eid- ul-fitr (EID). The Eid al-Fitr (the Feast of Fast-Breaking) is also known as the Eid as-Saghir (the Lesser Eid), and comes first in the Islamic calendar. Eid falls on the first three days after Ramadan (Noakes, Greg). Eid-ul-fitr “One of the most important holidays of the Muslim calendar lasts for three days. It is a festival of victory and faith, time for relaxation, of hope renewed, of strengthened resolution to do what is right, and of good will toward all”( El-Bakry, Fathia). The festival begins with the sight of the new moon in the sky, but since the lunar year is shorter than the solar year, the Eid falls on an earlier date each…

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    held the lottery though this tradition is actually meaningless. Some young people tried to stop this tradition. In the story we see that Mr. and Mrs. Adams suggested to the Old Man Warner, who is the oldest man in the village that some other villages have already stopped this tradition. Then Warner said “…………. We’d all be eating stewed chickweed and acorns. There’s always been a lottery” (Jackson 246). Old Man Warner keeps strong belief in superstition. That’s why he wants the tradition of…

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    The account holder will be responsible for any NSF checks and if more than two (2) NSF checks are received in an academic calendar year, member will be dismissed from the organization and may repeat the tryouts when available for the next academic calendar year. - There are NO REFUNDS of monies if a members’ membership is terminated for any reason. - The advisor, president/captain, vice-president/co-captain, and treasurer shall have access to bank accounts, bank statements, and bank audits.…

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    is always a master calendar that goes to the whole legal team, and there are usually personal calendars that each member of the legal team keeps separately. The book also illustrates that some calendaring is done automatically by computer and some is done manually and describes what details are included on a calendar event. The book includes the importance of calendaring events as soon as they are discovered, and the importance of setting periodic reminders of crucial dates through a tickler…

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    Attending High School

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    monthly calendar and the next actions lists. With the monthly calendar I’m able to know what I have planned for that month, when assignments are due, and when tests are so I can plan accordingly. Then with this I also use a weekly planner in order to plan more effectively and ensure that there’s no wasted time within my day. For example, I started using the monthly calendar and weekly planner mainly for school, work, and community service. The monthly calendar lets me know dates of events like…

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    Managing my time has been the biggest obstacle I have faced all semester. Learning how to manage school from work and also giving myself time to study became very overwhelming. I did some research on calendar systems to see what system worked best for me. The three main calendar systems I came across during my searching were; making a list of task I need to accomplish, using a schedule book to stay organized, or to use an alarm on a device for events. The best calendar system that worked best…

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    Calligraphy In Islamic Culture

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    The fluidity of calligraphy symbolizes the "intertwining" of stability and change that exists in the mortal world (Nasr 28). Islamic calligraphy has the appearance of a never ending line; the letters are all connected to one another and the writing seems to be constantly moving (Piostrovsky 29). The continual movement of the line "is one of the ways of manifesting [Allah] to this world" (27) and "projects the concept of continuity, of endlessness, of pluriformity" (29). The symbolism of…

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    Aztec Calendar Essay

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    The purpose of a calendar is to keep track of things such as the past or future time, days until a certain event happens which could be holidays or someone’s birthday, or time since an event has happened. There are many different variations of the calendar, including Egyptian, Roman, Gregorian, Lunar, etc. The creation of the calendar was influenced by the geographical location as well as the seasons, although, in warmer countries where seasons cannot be differentiated, the moon would keep the…

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    Miriam's Belonging

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    Clare left the house many years prior to the opening of the story, and has gone to the Downtown East side. However Clare’s mother still views the house and Clare’s bedroom as the place where she “raised [her] child” (Lee 101). Clare’s mother cares deeply about the house, because it was the last place she was together with her daughter as a happy family, and where she felt like she belonged. Clare’s mother wants to sustain this feeling and memory. She does this by keeping her daughter’s bedroom,…

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    If a sense of dread overcomes an individual upon reading Friday the 13th on a calendar, they may be suffering from “Friggatriskaidekaphobia.” This lengthy word describes a very real and potent fear of Friday the 13th. For thousands of years, the number 13 has been has been shrouded in a cloak of superstition. However, one group of men tried to debunk the superstitions surrounding this number. Captain William Fowler, formed The Thirteen Club which was founded with the sole intent of purging the…

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