A Month To Eternity

My heart is a wreck, Iman equivalent to a speck. I feel as though I stand in prayer alone When they claim Islam is outdated, outgrown. For...

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What is a Good Deed?

We go about our lives performing good and charitable acts whether they are listening to our parents, getting homework done on time, giving...

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Holidays or Holy Days?

I once read someone’s musings on happiness, and it gave me a much more active perspective on the emotion. The writer mentioned that he...

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The Summer Before College

Growing up, I always thought summer was about outdoor barbecues, picnics, pool parties, and vacations. It didn’t occur to me that...

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My Heart Seeks

I walk not knowing where I am headed, What lies in front of me, what path I’ve treaded. Lost in the midst of a jungle, blinded by...

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Not Her Cup of Tea: Part II

Continued from ‘Not Her Cup of Tea: Part I’ She was back in the rain- this time with a new purpose. She was still frowning,...

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Not Her Cup of Tea: Part I

Trudging through the sodden dirt-path, the permanent frown on Amaan’s face deepened as she lost herself in thought. The mud streaked her...

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Flicker of Hope

Numbness overcomes me once I finally see That I beg for a savior, but it is in vain that I plea. Storm clouds enshroud the sunrise As we...

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Who is in Control?

09:46 – I wasn’t getting any closer to my destination. I was still on the bus, stuck in traffic. I had left extra early to be on time...

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To Tape to My Dorm Wall

My sister, know that only a prayer keeps us afloat for tomorrow: pulling down, pushing through the boarded window. I pack three suitcases...

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