An outsider’s view

I saw this article the other day and it filled me with such calm: During Lent, a Christian tried praying 5 times a day. While I do understand the author's concerns over the fear of blurring the lines (for e.g. can I as practicing Muslim truly practice yoga? What does it mean that my "yogi"… Continue reading An outsider’s view

New Layout, Cake & Cows Turns 1, and Questions I Must Answer

First of all, Cake & Cows has a brand-spanking new layout! Like the last one, the header of this layout was also illustrated by my amazingly talented older sister, who you should follow on Instagram, if you're on. The occasion is not just because I needed some colour on my blog - or to translate… Continue reading New Layout, Cake & Cows Turns 1, and Questions I Must Answer

Stop Asking “Why”

One of my friends was right to point out that for someone who is otherwise very open about her life, I can be quite puzzling at times when I blog. Be forewarned: this is going to be another one of those posts. God, I can be so bi-polar at times, ranging from the highest of… Continue reading Stop Asking “Why”

Finding your personal truth amidst the fray

What do you do when so many things you once believed are questioned and put in doubt? Do you continue to hold on because people from your past insist that is the way to do things? Or do you embrace this new space given to you and just run with it, while keeping in the… Continue reading Finding your personal truth amidst the fray

I’ve been nominated! You like me, you really like me!

(Sorry, I just had to! Credit) I've been seeing these going around for a while and now that Geeky Muslimah of Troublesome Thirties has nominated me, I feel like I've been initiated into a secret club... that all of a sudden has no members. Thank you for nominating me, Geeky Muslimah! Who says academics live… Continue reading I’ve been nominated! You like me, you really like me!