Sometimes I wish little things would satiate my soul and fill my heart with contentment. I wonder what it feels like to step back from a hot stove on a hot summers day, taste the lovely meal you spent 3 hours cooking and then feel joy and exhilaration. How do you excitedly anticipate the first… Continue reading A Woman’s Contentment or Resentment?
There’s an argument going on somewhere in the house. Dinner won’t be ready today. I go to the kitchen, getting that dinner ready or cleaning the little corners where the clutter is. There are gaps that are left open, I try to fill them, just to keep life going smoothly. That was me in my… Continue reading Free to walk away
Eyes locked on the screen, mind glazed over, with a flick of the thumb, scrolling through screen after screen of information I’m sure I didn’t need, I was lost. Facebook and Instagram. I think I was just getting started with social media. I don’t think I could have handled anymore. So I deleted them. How… Continue reading Mama You’re a Screen Zombie
Ramadan is around the corner and I haven’t done a thing. No special cleanup, no organizing spree. I’ve been thinking about crafts and journals and all the other PDF files roaming through my social media accounts. I’m sure I’ve missed plenty. So I have no worship plan or dua list. My children know Ramadan is… Continue reading Advice For Mom’s Who Aren’t Ready For Ramadan
Because I don’t usually have free time, I don’t know what to do, when I finally have some. Spending time using a basic vocabulary around children below the age of ten can generally diminish your ability to put together a cohesive line of thought, or maybe it’s far too early in the morning to get… Continue reading Moms, Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams
There isn’t much I can do to help my part of the world. I’m sure there are people who love every little thing about this region.However, when I look around me I only see the stark contrast between the countries I grew up and the country of my birth. The past few months of living… Continue reading The Third World Native Country That Needs You