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

Competition or Knowledge?

Every year I participate and practice speeches for a local competition within my religious community; it is quite an amusing time however, there is one thing I feel like others should understand. In my eyes, there is no competition. Being awarded for participation is a bonus to these kinds of experiences because for me, if I do not gain more knowledge or if I cannot reflect, … Continue reading Competition or Knowledge?

The Ship That Never Sinks

As a child I heard something that stuck with me throughout my lifetime. It never really hit me until recently but it is still worth sharing… “What ship never sinks? Friendship.” This post is dedicated to a very dear friend of mine, one of my best friends (who will totally face-palm after finding out that I wrote a little something for her) whom I have … Continue reading The Ship That Never Sinks