"I don't understand it," she said to me. "We're Americans, too. Why don't they see the good of what we're doing."
She was Daisy Khan, who with her husband Iman Faisal Khan are leaders in the movement to open the Cordoba Islamic Cultural Center in New York City.
I could see the disappointment, the frustration, in her eyes as she spoke. What can you say to anyone at a time like this? After all, does anybody ever really 'see' what anybody else sees?"
Read Chittister's full column here: About that other shoe.
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