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!”

Ya Rabbi, Save Palestine!

My heart aches for the people of Palestine, Will justice be done in our lifetime? My heart jumps in concern at the protests planned, Is it wrong to worry about my family man, When people are being killed defending their land? And masjid al aqsa is being attacked via meticulous plan? We must shout, standContinue reading “Ya Rabbi, Save Palestine!”

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”

Leave That Which Doesn’t Concern Thee

Wise words for eternity-Leave that which doesn’t concern thee,Your mind will be light,full of clarity,Your heart will soar high,Your life as full as a bountiful tree… Social media is a fallacy,Get what you need and then let it be,Otherwise the words of other people will be your internal melody,How can you live on this earth,Continue reading “Leave That Which Doesn’t Concern Thee”

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!”

An Up and a Down in My Freelancing Journey

Things are not always straight forward in life. My new career choice is one of them. Freelancing has highs and lows. This week I have lost some regular work from a trusted client. It’s got me hustling and pitching like crazy again. I was kinda down because I was relying on the extra cash toContinue reading “An Up and a Down in My Freelancing Journey”

Gratitude Is Everything!

Sometimes it’s easy to see what’s missing, what others have, what you need to live a dream life. Realisation that this life isn’t meant to be perfect helps so much! Stop and smell the roses, splash in a paddling pool and give your time to those you love. Be grateful for every breath you take,Continue reading “Gratitude Is Everything!”

A Recipe: Curry – A Cold Remedy

Salaams, This is a recipe that I’ve written down a few times and each time I’ve managed to lose it. It’s a family home made natural recipe for a cold and as far as I know it doesn’t exist on the internet. I just want to say thanks to my lovely sister in law whoContinue reading “A Recipe: Curry – A Cold Remedy”

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”

A Recipe: I made Jordanian Mansaf 😋!

Many moons ago when I first got married, my husband took me on a trip to a foreign land. It was the first time I’d been anywhere apart from Pakistan or Saudi Arabia (I was very lucky to have made my first umrah trip just a year before) and I was really excited. I didn’tContinue reading “A Recipe: I made Jordanian Mansaf 😋!”