Edmonton, Reflection, Word I Never Said

رسالة إلى عمر: A Letter to Omar

Dear Omar, To start with, I hope you are in good health and the best of Imaan. In reality, there are so many versions of what I am about to write, and for the most part, they all revolve around the fact that you Omar, remind me of a dear friend of mine. Years ago,… Continue reading رسالة إلى عمر: A Letter to Omar

Edmonton, Word I Never Said

I am Zainab

19/03/15 made History in my books. For the second time in my life, I heard my voice voiced. I was reminded of myself; Who I really am and what it took to become who I am today. So, without further ado, I introduce to you, myself, Zai-nab. And it was an honor to meet you. [Readers please note:… Continue reading I am Zainab

Reflection, Word I Never Said

What I See in His Eyes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlUfQAfnugI I recently came across this video on my Facebook News Feed with the following caption: “Subhan’Allah such beautiful recitation. He was only 23 when captured – alhamdulillah since, has been cleared. May Allah protect him and others alike. He is reciting Surah Al-Ankaboot, read the translation; fits him and our brothers in Guantanamo so perfectly. May… Continue reading What I See in His Eyes