RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE

Comfortably sitting in my corner of the room as the new intern, I listened interestingly to the conversations going on around me, and one caught my attention, it was the issue of Religious intolerance going on nowadays.

It was my first official day at the media company where I planned on undergoing my one month industrial attachment, and so immediately I heard that conversation, I thought to myself, “this could be something I could write about; this isn’t such a bad first day for me after all”. Continue reading “RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE”

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WHY DO YOU COVER YOUR HAIR?

“Why do you cover your hair”?

When a non-Muslim or even a Muslim who isn’t practicing asks me this question, I just look at them and say ‘I cover my hair because I am a Muslim”.

They never get satisfied with this reply, so they ask further “But I know a lot of Muslim girls that do not cover their hair”… Continue reading “WHY DO YOU COVER YOUR HAIR?”

AILUROPHOBIA (PHOBIA(FEAR) OF CATS)

When I see people that keep cats as pests, i’m like OMG!!!, Really???…..

This is actually not because I hate cats, but I’ve come to realize i have a phobia for them.

I recall one experience I had recently with a cat. On that beautiful morning, i woke up to prepare for school, got up from bed and went ahead to open my door(which connected me to my roommate’s side of the room) and saw a black and white cat at my door staring at me Continue reading “AILUROPHOBIA (PHOBIA(FEAR) OF CATS)”

MY HIJAB, MY IDENTITY!

IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST GRACIOUS, THE MOST MERCIFUL

Why would I feel ashamed when I put on my hijab?

When my Lord has made it a mandatory part of my Deen

I look out there and I weep

Seeing muslim women forced to remove their veil

 

Why do you have to cause so much pain

To poor muslimahs who are just following what their Lord has stated

I hope and pray you will not be hated Continue reading “MY HIJAB, MY IDENTITY!”