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Light & Darkness

Maryam Abdul-Kareem
Poem by
Oct 17, 2017 · 3 min read

Ponder. Light and Darkness. Too often I found myself in the absence of Light....

Khawlah & the Newbie: Part 1

Story by
Nov 21, 2016 · 10 min read

“It’s Afra,” she says wearily. “My name is Afra. Your name is Khawlah. It’s not hard to call people by their names you know. And...

Makkah: The Kingdom of Hearts

Essay by
Nov 6, 2016 · 7 min read

“Indeed, there is in the body a morsel of flesh, if it is sound and wholesome, then the whole body will be sound and wholesome and if it...

The Purpose of Optimism

Essay by
Aug 5, 2014 · 6 min read

Optimism is a virtue of the righteous believer. Being optimistic is to be hopeful and confident about what the future holds. We have been...

The Jester

Poem by
Sep 24, 2013 · 4 min read

Nothing comes, nothing comes like the setting of the sun, like a song already sung, nothing comes, nothing comes. Still he stands there,...

The Eye of the Artist

Poem by
Sep 3, 2013 · 3 min read

She sees herself in black and white: No vibrant hues, no trace of life. No shade, no texture, spark of hope Just insufficient paint-brush...

Don’t Inform Me

Essay by
Aug 24, 2011 · 4 min read

This is a rant. This is a rant of a young man angry at the age he lives in. In this anger, there is not harshness; rather it is an anger of...

Evaluating Our Character

Essay by
Apr 20, 2011 · 6 min read

In life, we grow comfortable with ourselves and feel satisfied by our present character. This is not the kind of satisfaction that is...