Layered

Vices and virtues are a component of what makes us, us. Only with reflection and experience will we be able to differentiate between the two…  —————— I believe myself to be a stubborn person who is picky, with strong opinions. I am one of those people who look at the world a specific way and anything different to it is wrong. Moreover, I am one … Continue reading Layered

The Lingering

During the 19 years of my existence, I have slowly tried to compile what makes me, me. We have all been through a set of troubles that may differ from person to person but I believe we all experience similar outcomes. Ever work super duper hard trying to build yourself up and then have someone come by and knock your walls down? Yes, I believe … Continue reading The Lingering

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 One: Weaknesses

A man is weak without Divine guidance; there is no strength in his mind, body, and spirit without the help from His Lord. —– I promised myself to stand out from the crowd in favour of serving humanity but today, I have realized how much I need God Almighty by my side in order to do so. I made a promise and boy, was I … Continue reading Ramadhan Diary ~ Day One: Weaknesses

There It Was

About a year ago, I expressed myself through poetry and other written pieces that illustrated my love for God Almighty. I shared my experiences, my emotions, my desires, and my thoughts through these passages after reverting to Islam. Yes, I am indeed a Muslim; born and raised. Now, reverting back to Islam after a sequence of events happened quite suddenly but successfully. You could read … Continue reading There It Was

Define Them Not

Define one not by glancing at their clothes. Judge them not by how fashionable their clothes are; if they are the latest trend or a few years old. Judge them not by how their clothes fall loosely around their body or by how tightly fitted they are. Judge them not by their choice of colours, their choice of accessories, their patterns; judge them not by … Continue reading Define Them Not

Metamorphosis

Back in the month of March, 2014, I experienced a life changing phenomenon. I was unhappy. I was pessimistic. I was hopeless. I was exhausted. I was stressed. When I think back to those dark days, I can undoubtedly say that I was depressed. I had no hope for my future, I believed that this world was a cruel place, I believed that my life was … Continue reading Metamorphosis

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