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297. Another leap of faith to make.

I’m a few hours shy to my first extended solo trip in a long while and I’m still trying to not freak out. I’ve gone from heading out to get nasi lemak and banana fritters for breakfast, to watching an episode of Suits, to crafting some of the information for my trip into my travel…

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296. Grief as you must.

Do you know how grief feels like? Quite a few of my solo travels were driven by a need to overcome grief. Grief due to loss – either loss through death, conscious decisions or unforeseen circumstances. “You will lose someone or something you believe you can’t live without,and your heart will be badly broken, and…

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295. It’s not only faith that you need. 

Someone I looked up to once told me point-blank: “You need to have faith.” I stared at him for a moment. I’d just shared with him the troubles I was facing. “I have faith. If I did not have faith, I wouldn’t be sitting calmly across you now.” “Perhaps what you have is not enough.” It can get…

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294. Feature on TheShawlLabel!

So after a long hiatus, the good people at The Shawl Label finally convinced me to take a breather and share a little bit of my soul with the world. Thank you Aida for featuring me as the TSL Sister of the Month. ❤️ I am nowhere near worthy, and your faith in me humbles me…

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293. Donation Drive for Orphan Syrian Refugees

Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The one who cares for an orphan and myself will be together in Paradise like this,” and he held his two fingers together to illustrate. (Sahih Bukhari) We’re living in a world increasingly jaded with processes and human failure, and individually, we’re…