She is strong. Read More
She is resilient.
She changed the standard.
She stood next to her brothers, resisting with all that they have.
A rock, a kuffiyeh, and their honor.
Practice being observant & reflective. Don't be one that let's situations go by with no thought or reflection. You should always think through situations and why they happened the way they did. What did you do (or not do) that contributed to the (good or bad) outcome? Read More
This year I'm setting all internal goals, rather than external. Read More
If I work on myself & the my personal habits, iA that'll set the foundation for how I perform on external goals.
There's a concept that has completely shifted my view on my life. It wasn't until I attended a halaqa at a local mosque that I began to understand that.. Read More
Unsurprisingly, I'm extremely far from where I thought my life was going in the begin of 2017. Read More
It's coming to the end of the year and I thought I'd share some different perspectives that have helped me find joy in my life. Obviously, I have my days—but these are a few ways I'm able to restart my outlook on life every morning that God blesses me with: Read More
Imagine what it'd be like to only be able to speak to God during specific times throughout the day, or even the week. What if God only allowed our prayers to be heard on Tuesdays from 4–4:15pm? That any other time you'd call to Him or ask for guidance, He wouldn't be listening. Read More
Today, I was asked on Twitter: "Do you have any advice for feeling alone even though you have a group of friends? I struggle with that at uni, its a long story." It spoke to me because I had that feeling for a long time growing up, especially in my college years. I had friends around all the time. Read More
We looked at a weather map & just chose a state with warm(ish) temperatures considering it was the end of December. We landed on Arizona! I'd been dying to see the US southwest ever since I saw pics of my friend in New Mexico. I really just wanted to see a huge cactus honestly... Read More
As usual, a whole lot of Zara. On the plus side, a lot of their pieces are on sale. But yeah, I found a bunch of sweaters & shirts with bell sleeves which I love—something I've incorporated a lot into my line. Read More
Well damn. 2016 went out QUICK. It was definitely a year of change for me, mostly with my career and life goals. I'm literally nowhere near where I thought I wanted to be in the beginning of 2016—in a good way though alhamdulillah. Read More
I ran into a bunch of modestly styled kid outfits (all japanese-based accounts because the fashion over in japan is sick honestly) & the images are making me so excited to have kids one day & be able to dress them modestly... Read More
It's incredible how lazy & self-deluted we humans can be to the truth of our relationship with God. We complain & complain when we're not feeling that our bond with God is strong. We complain that we can't seem to find the truth behind the things He has asked of us... Read More
Everyone has their own opinions and unique ways of thinking, but not everyone knows how to deal with them. If I think the sky is light blue and you think it's cerulean, it's easier for me to just hate you for not believing what I believe and to simply leave it at that... Read More
Alia & I intended to go for a shoot out in downtown Fort Worth at the Modern Art Museum—unfortunately we procrastinated 'til the last minute to head out & ended up not making it there until right after the sunset... Read More
My thoughts on the topic of interracial marriage & how it plays in religion versus culture. Read More
I'll be posting monthly picks of modest clothing that I find for both girls & guys. I know it's hard to find clothing that conforms to a conservative lifestyle, especially for Muslim girls. But hopefully these will help! Most of this month's are from Zara... Read More
It's not easy to always have strong faith. In fact, we weren't created to constantly feel that bond with our Creator. But that's the challenge. That's the test of this life. Here are some tips on how I help lessen the distance I sometimes feel between me & my beautiful God... Read More
I've recently adapted the idea of 'minimalism' into my living environment—everything from my room, the living room, to my cube at work. Basically, declutter. If I don't use it daily, it's stored in a drawer or somewhere in a closet. For me, a cluttered area emphasizes a cluttered mind. Read More