Values to carry on
It is the eve of my return to work after bereavement leave. Islamically, three days is the mourning period observed, a time of increased devotion, receiving of visitors and condolences. However, grief and grieving have no time limit. I am trying to be compassionate with myself, having lost both my parents in a 3 month… Continue reading
Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem (In the name of Allah, most Beneficient, most Merciful)
Introduction Exactly one week ago today at around 4:15pm, I received the most dreaded phone call of my life and one that feels as though my life’s trajectory has been permanently shifted. On the other end of the line was my brother, breathless, to inform me that our dear mother had suffered a heart attack… Continue reading
I’m an ordinary but deeply spiritual person. I try to be devoted to the many roles in life I have been blessed with. I love my tight circle of family and friends, laughing, traveling, photography, technology, pomegranates and cats.