The wonderful Zoya Kubra nominated me for a Liebster award. My question is: who is this Liebster? I was nominated for this a few years ago, but back then I never thought to question. Well, I am older and wiser now. Anyhoo, since I haven't blogged this month and absolutely love writing about myself, here are … Continue reading Answering questions because my life is boring
It's a month full of anniversaries! As of August 28th, I've been living in America for two-thirds of my life. As each day goes by, I am reminded that I am less and less of a Canadian and more and more of an... American? Ay! My 22nd birthday was a sad one because it marked … Continue reading Wherefore art thou America?
I like celebrating milestones. Marking the passage of time is something I do even when I don't really need to. Augustine's musings on time are more eloquent than mine, so I won't indulge myself on the subject any longer. However, this week (or last week rather since today is Sunday) marks my ten-year anniversary of … Continue reading 10-Year Anniversary: Reflections on Weight and Faith
I'm not referring to any person. I mean my good 'ole friend, Mr. Insomnia (why is he male? It's too early for a cogent answer to that one). I was getting so used to putting that in my past. But I suppose some things can never truly be put away in a box... and then … Continue reading Oh, you’re back again?
How to know if your Hajj has been accepted is to see how your life is a year later. So said one of our Hajj teachers. It's been nearly a year since Mr. Rafia and I embarked on that journey of a lifetime. There have been ebbs and flows, I will not lie. Going to … Continue reading Hajj: One Year Later