How is it that without you, home doesn’t seem so much like home. Our family, that once seemed faultless to me, blanketed in love and care, now seems sparse and separate. I had accepted that you wouldn’t be with us forever, but I wasn’t ready to say goodbye. I’m so used to being welcomed byContinue reading “Fallen Leaves…”
Do you think it’s possible to become strangers again? Can we ever unlearn someone that once felt like home? You once told me of a dark December that caused you to question your very being, well I believe that it is now my turn to feel an earth shattering grief that cannot be as eloquentlyContinue reading “Strangers Again…”
Saying goodbye is never easy.
Lupita Nyong’o, a relatively fresh face on the Hollywood scene, has done little to remain unnoticed. But it is not her eccentric fashion choices. Nor her captivating Oscar-winning performance, in her first feature length film ’12 Years a Slave’ that caused ripples. Oh no, it was the tenacity and pride shown in her engaging acceptanceContinue reading “The Seduction of Inadequacy…”
Written for Pure Matrimony – The Muslim Marriage Blog ‘But perhaps you hate a thing and it is good for you; and perhaps you love a thing and it is bad for you. And Allah Knows, while you know not.’ (2:216) Every single person we encounter in our lives, can be categorized as one ofContinue reading “Letting Go”
As a proud Muslim woman, growing up in a western society, Im well acquainted with the popularised notion that Islam serves to oppress and subjugate women, robbing us of an identity and rendering us voiceless. This simply could not be further from the truth. Islam serves to liberate women, and free them from the constraintsContinue reading “The Muslim Woman – The Protofeminist”
Written for and Published by Pure Matrimony – Muslim Marriage Guide http://www.muslimmarriageguide.com/2014/01/curved-crooked-rib/ Woman was made from the rib of man. She was not created from his head to top him, nor from his feet to be stepped upon. She was made from his side to be close to him, from beneath his arm to be protectedContinue reading “The Curved and Crooked Rib”