Follow the Path of Resilience

Through patience and persistence, follow the path of resilience. Keep on fighting despite what comes your way. You may be knocked down one...

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Girl Hyphen Human

When I was a little girl I constantly wondered what it would be like to have a double-barreled name. To have two parts of a whole anchored...

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One Month In

I don’t know if you should forgive me. He doesn’t dare say it out loud, but he’s thinking it. He sits on the floor next...

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The Polygamy Game

Unfair as thy fate might seem Through the distress of circumstances seen Comes hope, the mistress that does not deem And faith, the wife...

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Balancing My Muslim & American Identity

My stomach clenched. Surrounded by an unpleasant stench in the gym, I froze with fear as my physical education teacher informed us that...

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On Air with Radio Islam

At MYM, we believe today’s writers should write to craft a better tomorrow. In line with our mission, we sat down for our first major...

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I Will Not Be Gunned Down

I stood staring at myself in the mirror, carefully wrapping my headscarf around my hair. The image stared back at me, clear as water. And...

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Painting for Tomorrow

It was a walk like any other on a bright Sunday morning, nearing noon. A summer walk on a dirt trail, the kind if you would stop and look...

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Winds of Destiny

Every morning I wake up with a beating heart as a reminder, but do I take heed? How do my scrolls stack up against my deeds? Constantly...

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Celestial Body

Her face shines brilliantly bright Especially when she preludes the night When the breaths of dawn will soon Show their luminescence to...

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