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Hajj mabroor, Hajj makbool inshAllah…

October 22, 2011


Today, I joined countless other families around the world in sending our loved ones off to hajj. In my case, it was sending off my dear husband, Hassan. The ihram was washed, kits were assembled, repetitive questions were asked. The luggage was packed, unpacked, and repacked in preparation for this very special three-week journey–the longest […]

You nominated me…now please vote!

October 10, 2011


My, oh my, I got some very good news today–surprising news in fact! Some of you have really been busy out there because I didn’t nominate myself…but I’m listed as one of five you can vote for in the Best Writer category for the Brass Crescent Awards! You’ve got me up there with some of […]

Will be posting Rihla notes…soon…inshAllah

October 7, 2011


Okay, so, I knew this day would always come though I tried to prevent it from coming. I know, it’s the seventh of the month. And now I have to let you down. My brain and hands can’t keep up with the rest of the things my body’s doing, so…your Rihla notes will be coming […]