My Shahadah, Five Years On: Challenges And Successes As A New Muslim

This February will mark 5 whole years since I took my shahadah. Half a decade passed by so quickly, subhan’Allah. Although there is still so much I want to learn and implement in my life and my religion, a lot has happened and changed in those five years, some of which I would like to share with you to provide some reassurance to those still … Continue reading My Shahadah, Five Years On: Challenges And Successes As A New Muslim

The Wound Is Where The Light Enters

What is it about religion that appeals to those who have been through trauma or depression? Is it that without something to give our pain purpose, we just wouldn’t survive? Or is it that it takes a bit of a blow sometimes to knock us to our knees and remind us how to pray? It takes a certain kind of arrogance, I think, to be … Continue reading The Wound Is Where The Light Enters