Posts Tagged ‘excuses’

Hijab: Not Beautiful?

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Hijab: Not Beautiful?

“It’s too old-fashioned.”
“It’s too conservative.”
“It’s too long, it’ll cover my awesome top.”
“I like this short hijab style, so what if it doesn’t really cover the bosom? Fashion forward!”
“If I wear it . . . all I’ll get is stares.”

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I Got It Covered.

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I Got It Covered.

All I kept thinking to myself was, I have displeased my Creator, I have wronged myself. And soon enough the tears started rolling down my face. It was actually rare for me to cry like that; my friends use to call me a “cactus” because they never saw me being emotional.

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I Did Not Trust Enough…

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I Did Not Trust Enough…

On hindsight, now that I have taken that step, I find it puzzling that, out of all the commandments of Allah, wearing the hijab is probably the most discussed and often, the most resisted.

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Divine Wisdom

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Divine Wisdom

Tell me why they demand!
Why this way? they ask.
What good is this? they question;
Why for me this task?

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Symbol of Purity

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Symbol of Purity

Modesty, security, protection,
Love, respect, and deep affection.
Not a way to abuse the religion
By putting it on but not knowing the reason.

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