Staying at Home: This is “Our” Time

If a person, of any age, showed immunity to the prevalent rat-race culture fueled by this oversharing of information with others i.e. they refused to get sucked in by the trend of being obsessed with who just did or acquired what, and vice versa, they were considered weird or outcast.

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t

﷽ Assalamu alaikum. Hope all of my readers are doing well! 🙂 I just wanted to drop in here and address (finally) the issue of why I have almost totally stopped mingling freely with the people ("socializing", I think it is called). This post is not an attempt at justification for this change in my … Continue reading Now You See Me, Now You Don’t

A Prophetically Endorsed “Power” Recipe for Suhoor in Ramadan (or for Everyday Breakfast)

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمَـانِ الرَّحِيمِ السلامُ علیکم readers! I hope and pray that your Ramadan is going well. I thought I'd pop in here and share a recipe that I think would be very beneficial for Muslims everywhere, but especially for those who are fasting long, dry and arid days in very hot weather like us … Continue reading A Prophetically Endorsed “Power” Recipe for Suhoor in Ramadan (or for Everyday Breakfast)

Life Begins At Thirty

I remember watching Oprah Winfrey's show more than a decade ago, in which a woman was constantly talking about how depressed she was at having just turned thirty. According to her, she spent the whole day crying, and canceled all her plans with her family. She kept saying, "I just want to be twenty one!". … Continue reading Life Begins At Thirty