-----الصلاة الصلاة الصلاة These were the parting words of advice from my Nabi (saw), before he left this world. Before his soul returned to a different realm. Before Allah (swt) took back His amaanah. His last, most beautiful smile was at his ummah, together in Salah. الله أكبر الله أكبر Sometimes I get too used … Continue reading Salah


The worth of a human being is shown through their akhlaq, their character. And one's character is something they earn - thereby a reflection of their Deen, and tawheed of Allah ﷻ. The best of those are the ones with the best akhlaq. So I ask myself, how is my akhlaq? How is my tawheed … Continue reading Introspection


Alhamdulillah, I am a new contributor to the Daybreak Press Publishing Blog, run by Anse Tamara Gray's organization Rabata, where I'll be discussing issues such as social justice, feminism, literature, being a Muslim woman, and so much more. To read my latest piece on social justice in literature, click here: Social Justice in Literature. Keep an eye … Continue reading Rabata


It always bothered me when people told me "You're so strong." Like, no. You have no idea what you're talking about. It took time for me to realize, understand, and embrace the fact that they were right. They are right. I am strong. Alhamdulillah. And I'm grateful for that fact and blessing, because it's what … Continue reading Strong