Resolutions: a retrospective

2019 was a huge year for me, it was the year Jay and I became outnumbered, as did Aasiya and I, as we welcomed our third child, the new keeper of my heart, Isa. It was the year we moved into our first house together. After almost a year of renovations and as many months…

The Leaders We Deserve

It is said we get the leaders we deserve. Abu Huraira ‏رضي الله عنه reported: The Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم‎ said, “Years of treachery will come over people in which liars are believed and the truthful are denied, the deceitful are trusted and the trustworthy are considered traitors, and the disgraceful…

The age of influence

As a woman with many opinions, which I like to express loudly and constantly, Twitter was my first social media love, and to a lesser degree it still is. My first account was many years ago. I loved engaging with people who held the same political views, as much as I loved challenging those who…