The Voice Inside Your Head

The lull. The classic writers’ block. Until I was forced to pick up a notebook I knocked to the ground. My blocks tend to appear when I’m in some kind of routine, stable and sure of my choices. I usually haven’t been challenged a lot mentally. That’s very […]

The Human Factor.

We think so highly of ourselves, the human race. You can see this arrogance in the hospitals. Doctors with years of experience under their belts take every procedure like a challenge, another level in the video game, to beat. At least in video games, you can unlock achievements. […]

The Unsponsered Hijab.

I started wearing the hijab back in 2013. I remember the lead up. I’d be sick out of my mind studying, and stand in front of a mirror and try many different hijab tutorials on YouTube, with any pins and scarves I could find in my house. Through […]

Speak, if you must.

Your words are a tool. They’re a convoy of every emotion the human brain possesses. They’re incapable of reflecting our highest highs (of high school football). They’re capable of causing great pain. Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: إِنَّ الْعَبْدَ […]