Posts Tagged ‘excuses’

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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When Fasting Becomes a Chore

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When Fasting Becomes a Chore

I click lazily at yet another Ramadan article in my inbox. It would have been a good read – except that I’ve already come across quite a few articles in the same vein. An all-consuming yawn almost knocks the computer backward, and I look wearily at the clock. Sigh. Still some eight hours to go before Maghrib.

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Tick Tock

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Tick Tock

We feel time is always slipping away from us and yet, if only we were to go through our daily routine, it is shocking how much time we actually possess. Our daily tasks – eating, going to class, doing homework – are sandwiched in between many breaks.

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The Last SMS?

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The Last SMS?

But something went wrong yesterday. My hijab backfired on me. Usually I keep a distance with males, and I speak only when it is necessary and avoid engaging in random chit chat. When I do converse I maintain a stern demeanor and try to lower my gaze.

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The Hijab Revolution Series Part 2

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The Hijab Revolution Series Part 2

In the previous part, I mentioned certain praiseworthy qualities of the hijab revolution. In this post, I will continue from where I had previously concluded. I will mention the shortcomings of this revolution (remember as mentioned in the earlier section, the shortcomings are of the revolution and not of the hijab because hijab is free of faults). It is highly recommended to read the first part before proceeding to read this one.

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