Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Five: Children

Loving one child is like loving an entire generation. —– As I sat beside a little girl’s bed, I looked around. Right there and then at the hospital, I realized how a mother worries, I realized how a child struggles, I realized how long an hour was, and I realized how truly grateful I should be for my body, mind, and heart. I also realized how significant … Continue reading Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Five: Children

Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Four: Company

Whether it be the young or the elderly, each craft an atmosphere of love and friendship. —– Being in a different environment, surrounded by different people, is eye opening beyond imagination. During my stay here in England, I have come to realize how little I thought of the world. Since the day I landed, I have met many kind, intelligent, and unique people who have touched … Continue reading Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Four: Company

Want an Umbrella?

On a casual school night, I was sent an email from someone who wanted me to edit their story or shall I say experience, in other words. Taking some time out from studying, I decided to do so. As I began to read, I instantly knew that this story would rekindle my desire to inspire and encourage me to help out with the community as … Continue reading Want an Umbrella?

A Blessing Herself

A part of me wonders how my mother never fails to be strong, patient, and loving while the other part of me wonders if I would ever become, or even close to becoming, someone as amazing as her; as a wife, as a daughter-in-law, as a mother. I notice the long and dedicated hours she spends in the kitchen before a big gathering, I notice the … Continue reading A Blessing Herself