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Fight for Your Why: How to Change Dunya Mentality Into Prophetic Intentionality | Ust. Adnan Wood-Smith

December 2, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 3:15 pm

Do you struggle with being inconsistent in your commitments you make to others, to Allah, and to yourself? Are there unhealthy habits in your life you can’t get rid of? Does the day-to-day grind of the Dunya leave you overwhelmed and exhausted? 

Join us on a Saturday afternoon with Ustadh Adnan Wood-Smith to hear his personal journey of discovering his “Why” and to learn the importance of clarifying your unique mission in life, what internal and external forces are intent on taking you off that mission, and what techniques you can use to fight back and live an inspiring life oriented around your unique purpose.

Saturday, Dec. 2 | 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. | MCC Conference Room | Free; Join in person or watch live at mcceastbay.org/live

By the end of this talk, attendees will leave with practical strategies to regain passion and discipline in their lives, find confidence in the face of uncertainty, and live a life they are prouder of.

Adnan Adrian Wood-Smith is an award-winning educator, speaker, and author on Qur’anic spirituality. 

After graduating from his Ivy League college as valedictorian, he learnt the hard way that his desire for academic and career success must not override his true sense of mission in life. Since then, he has been committed to helping others define and defend their purpose so that they can find true community with others who share their deep intentionality in the world. 

He has mentored hundreds as a denominational counselor at Harvard Divinity School, Muslim Chaplain at Brown University, and Student Life Coordinator at Zaytuna College, as well as through various volunteer positions, including his tenure as President of RICMA, the umbrella organization for the Muslim community in Rhode Island. 

Adnan is nearing completion of his PhD in Religion at Harvard University and has received numerous traditional licenses (ijāzāt) to teach Islamic spiritual mentorship, jurisprudence, Qur’anic Arabic, and other subjects from master teachers in West Africa, Syria, and California.

More Ustadh Adnan: https://mcceastbay.org/adnan

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