Life is a hope. Ramadan is a gift. ⛺💫🤲

Life is a hope. Ramadan is a gift. ⛺💫🤲

Gaza’s Ramadan this year is like a pale, sick man. Gaza’s Ramadan this year erases my father’s compliment that I’m his serene, sane child. I just might go insane, I struggle to survive. When left with nothing, you struggle to strive. This Ramadan has different tastes,...

It’s a matter of when, not if…feeling nostalgic for my old days. 😭

It’s a matter of when, not if…feeling nostalgic for my old days. 😭

Covered by blood and ashes, we come back from under the rubble to fight the battle of life where tranquility and peace are our only purpose. However, the world persists in denying us the least bit of rest. Do you ever felt nostalgic for your good old days, Islam? Like...

Walk 4 Education

Walk 4 Education

In a noble stride they walk, heroes bold, for education’s sake, a story to be told. With hearts determined, and steps so true, they march for knowledge, a path they pursue. Upon the path of dreams they tread, in footsteps bold where hopes are spread. Champions of...

One prayer mat, one Iftar table, and more than one billion Muslims

One prayer mat, one Iftar table, and more than one billion Muslims

The faces shine, everyone feels fine, our hearts are full of Iman; we are all ears to hear the Athan and our hands pray to let us live the Holy Month of Ramadan. The crescent of Ramadan appears. Mesaharati beats the drums and says, “Oh… you who are asleep, wake up and...

Among the Ruins of Houses, Thousands of Stories Have Only Just Begun

Among the Ruins of Houses, Thousands of Stories Have Only Just Begun

The earth is still shaking. I am still breathing in the dust of the demolished buildings. Tears stream down my face at my family as I am losing them now. I am still screaming under the rubble. All is the same, the same feeling I just felt when they told me about the...