A Family like No Other

You can be with people who speak your language but totally not heard. You can be with people who look like you, share all your identity markers but totally feel invisible. You can be with people who share your genes, but they seem further away than strangers. You can be with people who dress differently,…

The Cemetery on Eid Day

On the beautiful day of Eid ul Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan, I went to the cemetery with my family. We went to the morning prayers, ate ice cream and sweets, took family photos, visited relatives throughout the day, and I even got a fabulous photo with my coop sisters who I had the…

Days 29 & 30: Gratitude for Duas

For a few years, I have been compiling Duas into a google doc. Dua means supplication or prayer. It is a form of worship, like an open love letter to God. I see a lot of beautiful duas and I wanted to express deep gratitude for this particular one written by Imam Khalid Latif. His…