Diary of a Fasting Girl — Entry 3, Day 23

Haha, yup sporadic entries at random times. That is what I have become this Ramadan, although I wasn’t very regular throughout the rest of the year either. I guess this is going to be my late New Years Resolution — Get regular with my writing! Anyways. The last ten days of Ramadan are upon us, which is a really important time for all Muslims. It … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl — Entry 3, Day 23

Diary of a Fasting Girl — Entry 1, Day 4

May 9, 2019 It’s sometimes so hard to believe that our beautiful guest, Ramadan, comes around so fast. And as it does, it brings in its wake the endless blessings and bountiful mercy of Our Lord, Allah (God). I am thankful everyday that I was given the honor of welcoming this month again, and I pray that I am granted this honor many many more … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl — Entry 1, Day 4

Ramadan – A Small Poem

A silver smile, shining so bright welcoming in the blessed night leading into a glorious month the moon that shown, hardly blunt. the beginning, bringing to a halt the excess consumed to a fault. hold back, fight back the powerful urge to eat to drink and further splurge. Abstinence from what you daily need, the wants, desires will thus deplete Remembering the Beloved being Peace … Continue reading Ramadan – A Small Poem

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Nine and Ten

DAY NINE: June 26, 2015 It’s Jumu’ah, It’s Jumu’ah Yaaaaayyyyy, Fridaaaayyyyy!! And, Alhumdulillah (Praise be to God), it was a really good day today. I got proper sleep and had a balanced day, getting tons done. I even made it to my coding today. The thing with the coding is I need to be on top of it. I know I’m not expected to remember … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Nine and Ten

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Eight

June 25, 2015 A Meh Day Sucked. Tummy problems truly suck. Today was a day of constant acid reflex. I don’t know what I am doing wrong, as I am taking all the meds possible to feel better, eating healthy and light, and drinking loads of water in the time between Iftar and Suhoor. Sigh. I guess I just need to keep persevering and InshaAllah … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Eight

The Beauty of Alhamdulillah — Some Stuff I Learned!!

Alhamdulillah, alhamdulillah — the phrase millions of Muslims use around the world, some heartfelt with gratefulness, others using it sardonically, a beginning of the many complaints about to pour out of their mouths. It rushes out quickly after a close call, other times begrudgingly after a nasty fall. But what is Alhamdulillah? What does it mean? The general meaning of this word is “All praise … Continue reading The Beauty of Alhamdulillah — Some Stuff I Learned!!