Love & Relationships · Religious/Spiritual · Sheher

Coping With the Loss of a Loved One

A few weeks ago, a fellow sister DMed me on Instagram asking how to cope with the loss of a loved one. It’s been a few years for me but it still hits me hard. Here’s a post where I spill my heart for you in hopes that it may help somebody out there who is grieving the loss of a dear loved one.


Only God Can Judge Us?

Through the Prophets sent to mankind from the beginning of time, God has specified HOW to worship Him, the One and Only Lord. Islam is a simple way of life. It’s our love for the dunya (the material world) that complicates it for us. In order to justify where we may fall short on understanding the deen (faith), we choose to remain how we are and hold onto the mantra that only God can judge us when in reality we are not ready to stand before Him and be held accountable for our deeds.

Personal Troubles · Social Issues

Social Media is just a Façade

The long winter nights just seemed to drag on; the storm outside raging, never-ending. I laid on the couch in my dark living room. I couldn’t remember the last time I had gone out or even heard from a friend. Perhaps it was seasonal affective disorder – just the winter blues that were distressing me.…… Continue reading Social Media is just a Façade

Love & Relationships

2 Things That Destroy Relationships

Although trust is key and love is necessary, there are two things that are crucial to maintaining a healthy and happy relationship. Now I’m not married nor a couples counselor but at this age, one starts to think about these things (right?) Your spouse is the one person that is supposed to remain with you…… Continue reading 2 Things That Destroy Relationships