I am soooo very happy to announce that I got nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award ! This is soo cool and I am so very thankful to Mr. Laurence from Global security !!! It means a lot to be recognized for something I only just started, such a short while ago ! I got nominated last … Continue reading Yayy !
As a teenager growing up in Saudi Arabia, wearing a headscarf came naturally to me. Even then, when we flew back home to India, we would all get our hair cut and styled just before. I didn't start hijab until almost a decade later. January 2012. As a new year's resolution. There was a bunch … Continue reading What Happened When I Put A Scarf On.
If you haven't read Part I, click here - Jihad Series I – First Verse of Jihad. We've all heard about how Islam was "spread" by a sword. This happens to be a very popular belief, especially in the Indian sub continent. Though this remains a disputed topic, what is funny is that most people can't … Continue reading Jihad Series II – First Battle of Islam
Permission (to fight) has been granted to those against whom war has been waged because they have been treated unjustly, and Allah is certainly able to help them. These are the people who have been expelled unjustly from their homes only for the reason that they said, "Our Lord is Allah." - Quran 22:39-40. Surah Hajj, … Continue reading Jihad Series I – First Verse of Jihad
"And when My servants ask you, [O Muhammad], concerning Me – indeed I am near. I respond to the supplication of the supplicant when he calls upon Me. So let them respond to Me and believe in Me that they may be guided." [Al-Qur’an 2:186] Often today, in a world as busy as ours, as … Continue reading As near as Can Be
A problem that I have had. I can't even remember how far back I developed this habit of procrastinating. Projects, tests, events, assignments - you name it and I procrastinated for every single one of them. It kind of gives me a thrill, to get work done by the last minute. ESPECIALLY if there is a … Continue reading Day 18
There will always be a question in my mind. No matter how happy I am. Or sad. Or mad. How high up in my life I am, or low. How loved I feel or disliked. And this question will continue to have a power over me, unless I channel it into something positive. Why do … Continue reading Day 16 – Something I always feel ‘what if’ about.
Today's challenge is a little fun. Especially since I am a MAJOR skeptic, especially when it comes to the Zodiac. Surprisingly though I do believe in religions, so... think what you may. Maybe this post will change my thoughts and turn me into a believer after all ! We'll see !!! To start with a … Continue reading Day 15
When I first looked into this challenge, I barely skimmed through the daily topics because I wanted it to be an on the spot kind of thing. But now that I sit here ready to write, I realize, it isn't as easy as I want it to be. Though I want to write about how … Continue reading Good Looking – To Be or Not To Be
Disclaimer : To talk about men I am attracted to, and not mention the husband, would be blasphemy of the highest order. Therefore, to not hurt his feelings and because it is totally true - ALL the men I find attractive are actually less attractive than he is. As I think of it, attraction doesn't … Continue reading Day 12