Introduction

      Like Adam and the Israelites I was tested, and failed. But maybe one day I will be like Abraham and succeed. Such unconditional faith is what I strive for… Last Ramadan I found myself spending my iftars and suhoors alone; My journey continues, as it often does, alone. The only other presence,…

No Heritage

  Every time you meet someone new there is a process of getting to know the basics which includes boring and unsubstantial small talk. On my face appears a smile, but  my thoughts are, “Can we just skip to the part where we are already friends?” or “Please let’s speak without you making awkward, unbearable chit…

Humdard

Why is life just a couple of moments long? For this kind of love, even ages aren’t enough Let me ask for some more time from God As I just want to live here I don’t want to go far from You As You are my compassionate partner (Humdard is a person who shares your…

Future

I am so scared. One more year of college left and I have nothing to show for it. A bachelors degree isn’t enough anymore and my family is expecting greatness, but I don’t think my success will come that quickly. My GPA isn’t anything significant, I don’t feel smart, and I wonder if it was…

The Word by Ayesha Salman

The Word                                         An explosion – The eruption of words. Lurking behind me Ready to pounce. Rising whirlpools, White vacuum of thought Living beyond me Unlike what I meant. Under my pillow Shredding the night. Ripe…

Sunshine Blogger Award: My first award?

I’ve been selected as a recipient of the Sunshine Blogger Award! (This is my first award as a blogger). Much appreciation to Christine from Beyoutiful Hope for the nomination! It is good to know a friend believes I can inspire others. Hopefully, my words can really bring change to someone’s heart. “Sunshine Award is an…