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A Mother’s Gift: Part I

I looked at my watch, holding it under a streetlight. 12:00 – midnight. I ran down the street, heart racing, shoes pounding against the...

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Fire In My Belly

Reflective thought is utterly addictive. The mismatched colorations of my most vivid realizations and the caviler notions of my shipwrecked...

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Sweeter Than Sleep

She wakes to the galaxy of Styrofoam forming her popcorn-ceiling and wonders why she can discern the intricacies of it before dawn?...

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Passing With Flying Colors

Written By Fatimah Waseem and Amal K. The minutes ticked by as I sat in the examination room. Pencils scratched their way across test...

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Another Chance

As with any other night, exhaustion overcame me as I got ready for bed. Prayer, eh, it wasn’t exactly something I longed for. Most of...

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I’m So Not Worth Anything

It was a beautiful moonlit, starless night. I gazed out of the window and breathed in deeply. It all seemed so peaceful, but yet, the...

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An Overnight Orphan

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. The plane will be landing shortly, so please fasten your seatbelts,” the pilot...

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Wisdom From Unlikely Sources

Go to any quotation site, and you’ll notice that most of the quotes come from famous people. However, whoever said that wisdom comes...

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The Battle of Badr

The Battle of Badr took place in the blessed month of Ramadan in the second year after the Migration from Makkah to Madinah (Hijrah). In...

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Tale of Two Lives

In my Masjid, the Khateeb mentioned two stories that were very touching and emotional. They were the Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)...

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