Edmonton, Reflection, Today

A Death within a Community Part 2

Lately, I’ve been slowing coming to term with the fact that death is all around us. Like I know that even as I type this right now, I am slowly growing closer to my death whenever that may be. Simultaneously, I’m slowly preparing for that. For instance, yesterday during Taraweeh an email I received by our… Continue reading A Death within a Community Part 2

Edmonton, Random, Reflection

Ignorance

Subhanallah. Alhamdulillah. Allahu Akbar. Alhamdulillah because of Islam, I am either your sister in Islam or in humanity. Subhanallah, many people simply do not have the capacity to contemplate this reality. A few days ago, at work, a new temporary worker from Lebanon walked in and me being the very understanding person I am, I understood if it's your first time… Continue reading Ignorance

Edmonton, Today

Rest in Jannah Mustafa Mattan

Like the Chapel Hill Shooting victims, I didn't know him. Like Deah, he was my brother, our brother, to many in Islam and to others in humanity. Regardless, these four winners had great legacies that people like you and I dream of. Subhanallah, I feel a different type of pain when it comes to Mustafa Mattan.… Continue reading Rest in Jannah Mustafa Mattan