Life in Hijab

Use Your Gifts

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Use Your Gifts

It all happened on exam day. I noted that perhaps I was the only one in the examination hall who didn’t look that tense. Well, I was a little nervous but of course, I tried not to show that. I sat with both my hands at the back of my head and watched the panicking girls around me. It was fun. My fun didn’t last long though, as the invigilator started distributing our exam papers. However, even that didn’t put off my mood. I was more amused at the sight of the extraordinary reactions of my classmates but it all soon changed when the invigilator gave the paper to a girl next to me. She looked at me and smiled. I could tell that she had a few things to talk to me about but before she came to me, a voice boomed into the hall.

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Identity Crisis? I Think Not

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Identity Crisis? I Think Not

With the culture and traditions of the generations before us on one side, and the modern, into-the-latest-everything generation on the other – where do we fit in?

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I Need Peace in Me

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I Need Peace in Me

Don’t act upon the anger – think. Remember Him. This is a test and nothing is worth disobeying your Lord, nothing at all. So do the right thing however hard it is, however many tears may fall, however many snide comments you may receive. Because you are more important than the anger. You’re truly worth more.

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Wearing Hijab – Difficult?

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Wearing Hijab – Difficult?

You may believe that using a long piece of material to cover the hair and bosom is relatively easy from the outset. How much more different can it be really, than wearing any other piece of cloth? But the reality is that it is indeed an amazingly difficult thing to do in some cases. There are numerous reasons for this apparent difficulty, but the main reason is usually in the mind of the wearer –a type of paranoia really.

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For My Daughter

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For My Daughter

I want my daughter to know that we worship none but Allah and seek only His approval. I bow before Allah and I hope that one day my daughter will do the same, insha’Allah.

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