Source: St. Petersburg Times
Before the women can begin, they must pray.
Propped up by pillows, they sit in a circle on the floor, cup their hands upward and close their eyes.
"Give us clarity, Allah," a woman intones. "Give us truth and honesty. And, help us to succeed in our humble mission."
The women are members of Piedad, a group at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay Area Mosque that represents a growing group in the American Islamic Community: Hispanic Muslims.