I am mostly talking from my experience, but often times I see converts in particular being treated horribly for asking for a mahr (dowry). For those of you who do not know, a mahr is a dowry that goes directly to the bride, not the family. I understand some women don’t care about it, but
Author: Kaya Gravitter
I want to reassure people of my stances on things going on in the world and the muslim community. I don’t support any form of oppression. It doesn’t matter if it’s hijab. I don’t support when hijab is forced to be worn or not worn, by people of countries (France/Germany/Iran/Saudi Arabia) in general. I don’t
Written By: Besan In society talking about certain topics are taboo, especially on divorce. This stigma needs to break. So I decided to share a part of my story. I was drowning in this world. I was confused, lost, scared, and questioning everything around me after my divorce ( almost 5 yrs ago). I didn’t
Converts, this is an article I am writing to you to warn you about the Muslim men that only want one thing from you. I am not talking about marrying you. I am talking about a sexual relationship. Unfortunately, us converts are often taken advantage of by Muslim men. I have had too many converts coming
Are you looking to getting into the Ramadan spirit by decorating your home? Is your Iman (faith) feeling low? Surrounding yourself with things that remind you about Islam and Allah can really help your faith. This article is going to be about Modefa, a family-owned small business with big dreams, in Texas. Their goal is
When I was Christian, the most memorable thing about the Christian holidays was decorating for them. It was always a beautiful Tradition to go and get a Christmas tree. We would go to the woods and pick the biggest tree we could find. (We have high sealings in my childhood home.) Then we would get
My poetry book will be published on my birthday, March 14th! Please stay tuned. I will be posting the link to pre-order it in the next coming days.
I walked into the event of the Bridgeview location of Modern Wall Art and I was welcomed by smiling faces, asking if I needed assistance. They were all very attentive. The art on the walls was beautiful and all individually designed and put together. The designs varied from stainless steel to wood. The designs are
Scraps of Love I love you because of what is in your heart. I love you for your sincerity for people and our religion. I love you because of the way you dance and smile. I love you for being you. I love you because you laugh at my jokes. I love you for eating
True Love Doesn’t Hurt True love doesn’t hurt you. True love doesn’t make you feel a pain in your stomach that makes you sick. True love makes you feel joy. Yes, true love can make you angry sometimes. But I must emphasize, true love does not hurt you.