Temptation, ah what a word. What a sick and twisted inevitable phenomenon. Why must we all go through this? Why must the grass look so luscious and green on the other side? I can’t answer that, because I am only human, but I can give my perspective on the subject. We all face it, especially as Muslim... Continue Reading →
I have put off writing this story for quite some time, and I can’t really pinpoint why. I feel like there is so much to be said, and it just becomes too overwhelming to begin, and the other part of me just wants to avoid reliving old emotions. I think it is time to get my story... Continue Reading →
When my husband and I stepped off the plane in Algiers, I was smacked in the face with a complete culture shock. You know how when Americans travel, they expect, and usually find that most people speak English? Well this was definitely not the case here. My 2 years of French classes in University were normally enough to get me through basic interactions, but my shyness... Continue Reading →
Someone will always be critical of something that you are doing, whether its painting your nails, wearing the hijab, not wearing the hijab, I mean the possibilities are really endless.
As I read this book, and discovered the true beauty of the religion, I became more and more steadfast in my decision.
Everyone seems to have an opinion about Muslim women, even (especially!) those who have never met one. Co-editors Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi thought it was about time we heard directly from Muslim women themselves.