Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

A Story About Waiting

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A Story About Waiting

My journey to hijab is a story about waiting. About months and months of waiting, wishing to wear it and still not doing it out of fear of others. I was waiting for the perfect moment, but one, day I simply got tired of waiting.

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I Lost My Sister

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I Lost My Sister

You know, I lost my sister a couple weeks ago. I never met her. I never knew her. But I lost her. Her name was Marwa Sherbini. Funny thing is, we never spoke. I didn’t know she existed until the incident. But she was my sister. My sister in Islam. As she was yours. Thoughts went flying through my head as I read article after article about her passing. It was 18 stabs? In a courtroom? Where was security? She was pregnant? In front of her 3-year old son? Her husband was shot trying to save her? And where was the media? Does she not matter? Ya Rabb have mercy on us…

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