Ohhh, Transitions!

I detest change. Even to the slightest degree. Once, years ago, I came home from school and had to study for exams that week. I was stressed out and exhausted and was running on coffee (which I hate) and little … Continue reading

10 years.

Last month marked ten years since my family picked up and moved across the world. We left our Illinois home and moved to Jordan where we lived for three years in what seemed like another world. Though I knew how … Continue reading

The Drive

My eyes on the road, my mind on my worries, my heart in Your hands. Thoughts occupying my mind like Israel occupies Palestine Ideas rushing through my brain faster than the wheels turning on this car. My heart cries. I almost … Continue reading

Beautiful Patience (Pt. 1 IH)

Yusuf (Joseph) was one of many sons of Yacub (Jacob), peace and blessings upon them both. Yusuf was Yacub’s favorite and his other sons realized this and became jealous to the point when they plotted to kill Yusuf. The eldest … Continue reading

Living The “Great” Life

I specifically remember my first day of high school as a puny, brace-faced punk. As I sat in my honors biology class, my teacher explained the importance of doing well in that class because my performance in high school would … Continue reading

Clear Our Minds: Focus. (Pt 2, AH)

September is usually a month of falling into an accustomed routine. Summer is over, school is in full swing, and life rolls by. However, in this routine I found myself becoming distracted and losing focus whether it be with my … Continue reading

Clear Our Minds: Focus. (Pt 1, IH)

“I know you feel tired and worn. I know you’re tired of failing. Rest, but don’t stop. You can do this. You got this. Not because you’re strong, but because He’s your strength.” –Yasmin Mogahed I’ve been very distracted lately. … Continue reading