Alana Raybon is a seasoned elementary school teacher currently in Tennessee, where she is a lead teacher of 6th grade reading. Alana found her calling to education while working with troubled teens at a youth home in her birth state of Colorado, and later as a paraprofessional in a 2nd grade classroom. After graduating from the University of Northern Colorado with a B.A. in education, she married and moved to Texas where she taught for 10 years as a 3rd-7th grade lead teacher to a diverse population in Houston. Now, Alana is pursuing a master's degree in educational policy, While teaching, Alana has been a mentor to new and student teachers, a school accreditation advisor and a tutor. Alana is also co-author with her mother Patricia Raybon of Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace." It recounts their journey to bridge their faith divide after Alana converted to Islam while in college. She has shared that journey on The Today Show, Tavis Smiley Show, Colorado Public Radio, Nashville Public Radio, the Patheos blog, the Nashville Tennesean, Guideposts, Glamour Magazine, the Tennessee Tribune, Spirituality & Health Magazine and Faith Street. She also blogs occasionally at the popular site, Muslim Matters. Married 12 years to her husband Paul, Alana is a mother of three young children and has a teenage step son. In her spare time, she enjoys playing dolls with her two girls, sword fighting with her son, discussing philosophy with her stepson, exercising with her husband, and reading science fiction.
- A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace
- By: Patricia Raybon, Alana Raybon
- Narrated by: Suzie Althens, Simona Chitescu-Weik
- Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
Undivided is a real-time story of healing and understanding with alternating chapters from each as they struggle to learn how to love each other in a whole new way....
- By Jackie on 06-03-15
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