A Prayer to Start off the Holy Month of Ramadan

May God make our fasts easy, accept our supplications and strengthen our faith... may God heal the ill, protect the most vulnerable and bless all the essential and healthcare workers... may God grant one and all a rewarding and joyous Ramadan... ameen.

World Hijab Day

Hijab (he-jab; he-gab is also acceptable). I see it as my crown, my superhero cap, my microphone. A few years ago, I ranted about my personal thoughts regarding hijab, stating: "I made this decision on my own at a young age when I learned the basic Islamic guidelines of hijab. So of course, there was a few times…

Two Thirds of My Life, Worn Proudly

My belief was to be myself. It didn't matter whether anyone else approved of it or not. It didn't matter the dictated trend or what everyone else looked like. My belief was to be myself.