Now making its way up to the podium…. *drumroll please*…. the never-ending topic of hijab (head cover). Is wearing of the hijab really a commandment of Allah (God)? Does it showcase one’s piety? Is it an act of worship? What are the guidelines to proper donning of the hijab? “If I don’t wear it “right” … Continue reading Judge A Book By Its Cover? Or Nah?
“Girl, stop looking at yourself in that mirror,” her mother said, annoyed that it was taking her so long to get ready. But she just had to make sure everything looked perfect! You know what I mean….hair did, nails did, every. thing. did! Clothes ironed to perfection, completely bathed in scented body butter, and not … Continue reading Confessions of a Self-Absorbed Muslimah
Let’s take it back, all the way back to the 26th of April 2011….the day I reverted back to Islam. It was not lavish in any sense of the word. No crowds, no applause, no fanfare…..none of that. I sat on the carpeted floor of my 3 bedroom apartment, which I shared with my two … Continue reading Where Is The Love?