When You’re Confused…

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Right now, I just finished sweatin’ it out on le treadmill. Having no expectations going in, I put on my YouTube (Majed Mahmoud’s Tricks of Shaytan) and just went for it! Best.decision.of.my.life. Somehow, 20+ minutes passed by in the blink of an eye. As for me, I felt…nothingContinue reading “When You’re Confused…”

Hold Onto The Rope Of Endless Hope

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Have you ever had those days where you just want to stay under the covers forever? You feel like the whole world’s against you…and no one understands your struggle? Well, I just had one of those days. Curled up on the couch with my head in my hands,Continue reading “Hold Onto The Rope Of Endless Hope”

Lay the Weapons Down

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Today’s world needs lots of problem-solvers just like you to not give up on your very special Dream. Yup, that one. The one that’s been humming in your heart, but sometimes the voices outside are too loud and you just can’t hear the beat. That one. But whatContinue reading “Lay the Weapons Down”

The HIGHEST Pursuit in Life

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being (and doing!!!). How you doooinnn’? This time I wanted to share the story of when I decided to actively change myself into a better person for a better world – in November of 2019. Subhan Allah! Two weeks ago, it hit home for me. I was teaching aContinue reading “The HIGHEST Pursuit in Life”

Seek and You Shall Find

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! From life experiences, we uncover a very important truth. A metaphysical law. A certain mathematical formula… Here are the steps to unlocking this uniquely human treasure: Clarify your intention. The more sincere it is, the better. If you have claimed your superhero status and want to serve AllahContinue reading “Seek and You Shall Find”

Welcome, Ramadan!

Peace be upon you, beautiful people of the world, and Ramadan Kareem! My absolute favorite time of the year has come to revive the hearts. This is the month in which God So Mercifully Guided me back to Him. It is the month in which the Quran was revealed to our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peaceContinue reading “Welcome, Ramadan!”

Mama’s Always Right…

وَوَصَّيْنَا الْإِنسَانَ بِوَالِدَيْهِ إِحْسَانًا ۖ حَمَلَتْهُ أُمُّهُ كُرْهًا وَوَضَعَتْهُ كُرْهًا ۖ – 46:15 “And We have enjoined upon man, to his parents, Ihsan (goodness and excellence). His mother carried him with hardship and gave birth to him with hardship…” [Qur’an 46:15] Peace be upon you, my beautiful human! Oh my gosh, I almost didn’t writeContinue reading “Mama’s Always Right…”

I can’t do this alone.

As I waved to my friends and disappeared quickly down the subway steps, I shook my head. Laughing to myself – or maybe it was at myself, I jumped on the 6 train right as the doors slammed shut, heart beating rapidly. The year was 2014. It was the night before the blessed month ofContinue reading “I can’t do this alone.”