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Unworthy

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Unworthy

I am unworthy
of all that You have given to me
my life so sturdy
so privileged and free.

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I Am Only Me

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I Am Only Me

My Lord, I cannot thank you enough for finally opening my heart to put on the hijab. At first I felt it was difficult, but when I took the first step, You opened the doors and made things easy for me. Alhamdulillah.

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To Wear or Not to Wear?

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To Wear or Not to Wear?

When I first started covering, I just wanted to do it so badly that I couldn’t hold it off any longer. In fact, I hadn’t planned anything at all.

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If Not in Ramadhan then When?

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If Not in Ramadhan then When?

If not in Ramadhan then when will you begin to see?
That the life you live is like an ephemeral tree.
A seed sown, cultivated, beautiful to see,
Soon to be withered, dead, enclosed by soil and sea.

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Rightful Dignity

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Rightful Dignity

My rightful Dignity.
Modestly thrown over my head,
a cover for only one to discover.

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