What happens to you when you are scared? For me, it depends on the type of scared. There are different version of scared in my head. Sometimes I loose the feeling to my arms and legs for a couple of second. Sometimes my body shakes slightly. Sometimes its hard to breathe. Sometimes I can't speak.… Continue reading #156 scared
A knock on the door and a hobbit hole. A grey bearded wizard appears by the name of Gandalf the Grey. With a walking stick and a mighty tan. Subtle music in the background making me sleepy. I look around and there is Sam the Wise in his brown cape hiding in a corner. Merry… Continue reading #155 A Hobbit’s Party.
28 June 5, 1992 is my birthday. My 28th birthday lands on a Friday this year. What a memorable year this has been so far. Although it has been a tough 6 months, it has still had its blessings. I feel extremely blessed and grateful to have friends and family that want to celebrate. They… Continue reading #154 happy 28 birthday to me.
Every time the news airs the clip on how George Floyd was murdered I have to look away. It hurts to much to watch. Tonight the clip came on as I was watching the news with my family. I could hear George struggling and I wanted to cry. It's not fair that he was killed.… Continue reading #153 George Floyd
It has been a crazy couple of weeks. First off, Ramadan finished. Right after Ramadan, Muslims celebrate Eid, which is essentially our Christmas. Unfortunately, Eid was not the most festive. The last couple of days of Ramadan were extremely stressful and Eid was the same. I am not going to get into it because its… Continue reading #152 Is motivation a lie?
Dear Hillary Clinton, I know you will probably never read this letter, yet I still wanted to write to you. Maybe some day you will come across this casual ramble even though you probably get so many letters. How did you handle being bullied by Donald Trump? How did America choose a President that treats… Continue reading #151 Dear Hillary Clinton
There is something about empty streets in the middle of the night. Street lights shining in the dark as the street lights change from green, yellow and red. I can't help but enjoy the the quiet of the streets and the glowing of the street lights. It reminds me of the Notebook, when Ally and… Continue reading #150 alone
***ALLAH means GOD in arabic. When I was a little girl, I would lay next to my mom at night in her bed. My father worked till 11pm, so I would lay with my mom till he got home. Mom and I had a ritual. I would shower and then lay next to her while… Continue reading #149 The Five Pillars of Faith
I can’t believe quarantine has last so long. Today, I listened to this song called Ghengis Khan in the car. The first time I heard this song was the first week of quarantine. My sister and I loved the music video and were trying to learn the dance moves. That feels like such a long… Continue reading #148 life update
Yama and I during Hasibs’s engagement. In the name of God, the most merciful. Tonight, I will write the ending to the Yama series. I come to you all with a heart filled with love and compassion. It is the holy month of Ramadan and I am blessed to be able observe the month of… Continue reading #147 Yama (Finale) Part 22