Ramadhan Plan 2017

Time and times again, I have made elaborate plans for Ramadhan in the hopes that I would be led spiritually.

So here I am, soon be celebrating 5 years as a convert to Islam and my 8th Ramadhan since I first attempted the practice in 2009. … Continue reading Ramadhan Plan 2017

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Hijabi-Elf: Christmas as a Muslim convert

I blame my mother who would celebrate everything from religious holidays, to birthdays, to end of semesters, and A+s on tests with cards, decorations and over-the-top enthusiasm. While I won’t go scavenging discount stores for “Congrats on your new job” cards every time one of my millennial friends finally get off unemployment, I did inherit her love of celebration. Continue reading Hijabi-Elf: Christmas as a Muslim convert