I woke up this morning, but that is all it took.

The lump in the throat, twisting of the stomach, slightly feeling of dizziness, thoughts emotions flashing through my mind, past, present, the future, whizzing around and curling up in the chest, travelling through the stomach and getting stuck in the lump in the throat.

I woke up this morning, but that is all it took.


— Jeeda

Half your deen

By Monday, April 5, 2021 0 No tags Permalink 0

If marriage is half your deen (faith) then that only means that the institution of marriage is so important in Islam but only if the institution is respected, both parties serve their purpose within the marriage and both are in it wholeheartedly to acquire the reward of completing half your deen.  With that being said, this ...

Those who want you in their lives will do everything to keep you in their lives.

When it becomes a daily chore to claim a place, just know you are worth much more.


Ever wonder what it’s like to be loved?

Someone to declare it so publicly that you are their person?

To be embraced so tight like you’re the only one?

Feel a comfort so perfect that you feel whole?


I crouch down next to a large throne in my thoughts and imagine a embrace so out-wordly that I pray…one day…one day…my creator…one day.


Comedy Creating Bridges

By Sunday, June 16, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

A couple of months ago a friend booked tickets for me to go see Ashley Blaker & Imran Yusuf: Prophet Sharing I have never watched either of them perform on TV before the event and in fact in the run-up decided not to Google or YouTube and just go straight to the show to experience ...


By Saturday, June 15, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

I travel in my mind like a tourist searching, searching for answers to questions. It loves creating, creating a myriad of situations that leads to brink of anxiety, an anxiety that make me question my very existence in this dunya, a dunya that I call home but makes me feel so strange. ⁃ A stranger amongst familiar searching for peace ...


By Saturday, November 17, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

Some videos everyone should watch who wants to understand this huge Middle East Conflict. The new #CreatorsforChange videos on YouTube have addressed this topic in many ways. This is one that I personally have wanted to do but do not have the resources to be able to make it happen. I wanted to see a video of Palestinians and Israeli ...


By Saturday, October 6, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

As we set off to Bethlehem we did not know what to expect. We had seen online reports and read the stories about Gaza, Hebron and other occupied territories but we knew being there would be a very different thing. I was really keen to see what was really going on and get stories from ...