Remembering 9-11

September 11, 2001, changed everything. We who had led carefree lives centering on our individual routines, blissfully uninformed about international events or the politics of far-flung places, were caught unawares. A stunned nation watched with horror, filled with hurt and anger.

2017-12-01T00:18:55+00:00September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Pilgrimage (Hajj)

Hajj literally means, “to continuously strive to reach one’s goal.” The Hajj, or Pilgrimage to Mecca, is a once-in-a-lifetime obligation for those who have the physical and financial ability to undertake the journey.

2017-12-20T17:32:16+00:00September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

“Stress” by RomanaRubyy

It’s 11:48 pm and I’ve been excitedly thinking of ideas this whole week for today and here I am almost on the verge of tears. Why? Because college is draining me out. I have midterms this whole week, I’m currently writing a last minute midterm paper about The Awakening by [...]

2017-12-20T17:33:01+00:00September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Reasons Why I Love to Wait

I love life fast-paced. I love being busy, having a packed schedule, and getting task after task on my to-do list done. I love feeling productive. It makes me feel just that much closer to achieving my goals. In my opinion, there is something so energizing about being faced with [...]

2017-12-19T19:03:36+00:00September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Drowning in Social Media

“I only have 250 friends on Facebook and 20 followers on Instagram,” I thought to myself. As a college educated adult, this should not have mattered. But the truth is that it killed me. I wanted to feel important and loved too. I had good health, a supportive family and [...]

2017-12-19T19:00:36+00:00September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|
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