Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Two: Righteous

Accompanying yourself with those who wish to be better, will rub off onto you and change you in ways you cannot imagine —– My journey throughout this lifetime consists of the destruction and construction of my character. I am trying to be the best individual I can be before the time of my death arrives; in no circumstance do I wish to leave this world … Continue reading Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Two: Righteous

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?

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

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?