Shortlisted For the Golden Door Award 2021!

Super thrilled that my book, Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love, published by @BeaconBooks has been shortlisted for the GOLDEN DOOR 2021 Award- Truth & Integrity of the Written Word!! Find out more here: GoldenDoorAwards.com/GoldenDoor2021 Why not join us on 4th September for the awards ceremony? In the meantime, if you haven’t already, buy itContinue reading “Shortlisted For the Golden Door Award 2021!”

He’s in a Better Place

He rests in peace with a beautiful smile, He can no longer hide, The station he has reached, inside, There’s no doubt he’s in a better place No longer able to grace Us with his loving gaze, The angels will now have the honour Of taking his soul, Lighter than the flutter of a bird’sContinue reading “He’s in a Better Place”

Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love is Available on Amazon!

Part 1 Chapter 1 Today I’d like to introduce my first chapter to you. It covers how my life changed after 9/11, how I came to practice Islam more seriously and how my identity has helped shaped my faith, and ultimately, my relationship with Allah. I kickstart this short and snappy audio series with theContinue reading “Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love is Available on Amazon!”

Fiction: Yes, She Was Different

Yes, She Was Different All she wanted was to be treated as a human. When Leila’s face was covered they turned away. The invisible woman. When her head was covered, a passenger in a nondescript white van shouted out of his window, tyres hissing in the rain. He spat at her whilst driving by, leavingContinue reading “Fiction: Yes, She Was Different”

Book coming soon!!

Are you looking for an inspirational book that will help you to navigate the ups and downs of life a little better? Buy my book here!

A Recipe: Meatballs In Rice

This is a wonderful special-occasion recipe that never ceases to amaze guests. The only reason I am now comfortable with it is that, following my mum’s example, I tend to make a big rice dinner at least once every week and now, after a little practice, it’s a variation of rice we enjoy regularly aH.Continue reading “A Recipe: Meatballs In Rice”

Dealing With Conflict

Hello and Salaams! This page had been revised and edited for inclusion in my brand new book, Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love, published by Beacon Books! Click the link to buy it today! Peace and Love, Sidra Ansari PS To help me on my journey to enoughism I will write down 3 things IContinue reading “Dealing With Conflict”

I Need Your Love, Is That True?

Not everyone will understand your journey. That’s OK. It’s not their journey. It’s yours. Embrace your Freedom.

Save Our School!

When we first walked into Al Khair Primary School, we felt dejected and a little forlorn. We weren’t able to continue with our ‘Steiner’ education for all the children and decided to look elsewhere. This, my dears, is when Google becomes your friend and with the help of a search and then Google Map NavigationContinue reading “Save Our School!”

Is it coz I’m Muslim?

What will it take for muslims to break out of this mould of prejudism and misconceptions?
‘….. it would be interesting to find out what goes on in that moment when someone looks at you and draws all sorts of conclusions.’ Malcolm Gladwell