Category Archives: Friendship

Trustworthy?

Bismillah. I’ve had some enlightening epiphanies in the past few weeks. Some slightly painful ones as well. Trust. Advice. These are things that are so profound, to me at least. These are two things that I don’t take lightly, and … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse …

“I overheard him say, he forgives him. He forgives the one who abused him, because it’s Ramadan, and he’s heard a lecture of forgiveness” she tells me quietly. Her head is low, she seems to be avoiding my eyes. She … Continue reading

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Upon Successes, Failures, and Comparisons

Bismillah. Sometimes little children can teach you something profound, and leave you dumbfounded. Something of this sort happened with me a while back. My family and I tend to hangout with our extended family on a weekly basis. It was one of … Continue reading

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His Today, My Tomorrow? :(

Bismillah. He was bent over. On the pavement. In the middle of the crosswalk. His bags scattered around him. The cars were standing still. Despite the green light. A black truck’s door was open and the car empty. He was … Continue reading

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Dear Heart

Dear Heart, I trusted you. But I feel like you led me astray. “Trust your instincts”, they say. I obeyed.   Neither money, nor wealth, Neither beauty, nor status, None of these, I desired.   A pure heart, One connected … Continue reading

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Inspired

I wrote this for her, in September. Now she’s leaving. 5 years of deep friendship. She was like a sister to me. I can’t believe this. I can’t comprehend it right now. SubhanAllah.  She was beautiful. A glowing smile. Walked with … Continue reading

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