The Spouse-ship Enterprise

One of the most beautiful verses in the Quran is when Allah describes for us what marriage is really all about: It is He who created you from one soul and created from it its mate that he might dwell in security…

The Trickle-Down Effect

HAVE YOU EVER noticed a drop of water? You know the type I am talking about—picture it. It is the kind that drips out of the faucet, drop by drop. It is the same one that seems so loud that it echoes…

Time for Self-Respect

"As we arrived in town, I noticed that the small shops and sidewalks were so tidy—it was clear that these people took the time to care about those types of things; through their mannerisms and style you traveled through their streets and…

A Letter to My Family

"I want to first tell you, “I love you,” you are my family. I have not forgotten you. It breaks my heart that you do not agree with my life choice, that you have chosen to reject me. If you do not…