So I joined the world of smart phones at the beginning of the month with my Droid MyTouch 4G and entered a whole unknown territory. Then I got fed up with the Swype Keyboard – specifically the weird placement of the space bar in landscape mode and the horrid battery life and switched to the… Read More My Top Free Droid Apps
Spring is almost here and with spring comes the arrival of babies! Many of my married friends are expecting their first child this spring. So as a way to celebrate this wonderful miracle. Alhumdualillah. I got out my sewing machine and created a bunch of wild and funky patterned baby blankets. Sunny Polka Dots- I… Read More Oh Baby!
A good friend reminded me of two important facts. That we all die alone and we all are born alone even if we are part of a set of multiples. Some might disagree that we die alone because one can die in a room surround by family and friends but the reality is.. we are… Read More Detaching
*Shobz – thanks for the reminder to work on finishing the story* So being a outlier in the LGBTQ community definitely gives a person a different perspective on life being a part of a community but not really. It’s weird to be sure. You learn all sorts of things at a younger age than my… Read More The Unlikely Convert – My Conversion to Islam Pt 3
Today didn’t start out well but it ended well. First I woke up and was told off by one of the Canadian women I am sharing a room with that my alarm had woken her up and that the phone call I received from Saladin128 was rude because I took the call and didn’t climb… Read More WCPDX
Check this blogger and post out! The role of women, undoubtedly the words “role” and “women” are continuously used as if there is a particular role “specified” for women. Not all women are mothers, nor can they all afford going to University, or have a prestigious lifestyle, which enables them to be educated, to work, and… Read More Role of Women in Islam (via Ruwayda Mustafah)
Many people in faith communities across the global want to believe that abuse isn’t happening in their communities. That its something that only happens to other people, other families, other men, other women and children. The fact is its real and its happening. As I worked at the Family Violence Law Center in Oakland, I… Read More Abuse in the Ummah