How I Learned to Accept Myself

All throughout middle and high school, I was a nerd.  Let me correct this: I was a NERD. Capitalized, bolded, and italicized, n. e. r. d. Nerd.  Especially in middle school while I was adjusting to the different culture, I was the “good student” for all of the teachers and […]

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Experiencing Seerah Intensive

Nothing happens without God’s Will. So it was that after a year and a half of efforts and savings, me and Hamza were able to attend Qalam Institute’s Seerah Intensive in December, 2017.  In short, it is a deep dive into the life events of Prophet Muhammad (s) as well […]

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My Struggles with Infertility

Last week Brene Brown began to accompany me throughout my daily chores once more with her latest book, “Braving the Wilderness.”   It was through her description of her parent’s divorce that gave me pause and birthed the idea for this post.  She spoke about their marriage falling apart while […]

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