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355. News feature 2015

So this came out a year ago. Much has happened since then – in darkness and in light – for all the right reasons. To more grand adventures ahead, inshaAllah. It just keeps getting better. ❤️ Link to article here. On that note, I’m going to try my best to keep this blog more alive!…

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354. Raise your voice

I was at IMH recently, and I left feeling extremely overwhelmed from what I experienced there. Within the short time as a visitor, I saw, heard, and felt varied forms and severity of mental illnesses, many of which I wish I could unsee. I know I can’t. Then again, that’s what many of us do…

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351. Meeting Lauren Booth

On my first night in Manchester, I was finally able to fast and do my taraweeh (special prayers in Ramadan). It was my first time fasting for 18 hours, and the taraweeh only started at around 11pm. I was ready to pass out after taraweeh but hey ho, look who I bumped into!!! Saw Lauren…

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350. Don’t forget about the light.

I’ve been following the news with a heavy heart recently. From the US shootings, to the rise of hate crime in the UK post-Brexit, and today, the Istanbul bombings. It’s easy to despair. I constantly question how the world will look like in the future, and as I teach my kids, I wonder how their…