modesty Tag Archive

Khawlah & the Newbie: Part 2

Story by
Nov 28, 2016 · 13 min read

Continued from Khawlah & the Newbie: Part 1 That’s my cue. Tucking my gum into the corner of my mouth to save for later, I step out...

On Being A Woman

Essay by
Dec 30, 2015 · 4 min read

Here I am on my soapbox again, bringing out my feminist writer’s pen. Angry and irritated? Yes I am, and don’t tell me not to raise my...

Basket of Moonlight

Story by
Feb 22, 2012 · 7 min read

I was no longer sure about the time of day. Not a ray of sunlight was apparent to signify the morning, nor was there a sliver of moonlight...

So You Think I’m Immodest?

Memoir by
Dec 28, 2011 · 7 min read

The whole day had simply been concocting the ingredients for a famous dish, fiasco. I’d woken up for Fajr dreading getting dressed,...

The Handicapped Sign

Memoir by
Sep 8, 2011 · 4 min read

The nearest parking spot. It always looked so appealing, so tempting. But then again, it also always was clearly marked with the...

The Six Hues of Hayaa’

Essay by
Apr 3, 2011 · 11 min read

Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet (may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Faith...

Modesty In My Soul

Poem by
Apr 10, 2010 · 2 min read

The law set in life for me to live by, or a trait instilled by the Most High Though it’s not something you can easily find A...

Wisdom From Unlikely Sources

MYM Staff
Story by
Feb 26, 2010 · 8 min read

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

Too Fast, Too Furious

MYM Guests
Memoir by
Dec 10, 2009 · 4 min read

By Ayman Nassar Today, we got a reminder of death which we very often forget about; a 20-year-old brother from my community perished in a...