Half and half

This year-end marks a half-way point in my life. I was born and raised in Durban (South Africa), and spent the first 18 years of my life there. After finishing High School, I made the move to Cape Town – to attend a university on the other side of the country -and have now spent … More Half and half

(Repost) Beyond Hajj: Five ways to maintain your Hajj for life

Hajj is now over, and as the pilgrims return home to their loved ones, they take back with them a multitude of precious memories from the journey, lessons they’ll hope to apply for the rest of their lives, and an elevated sense of spirituality. Back to reality But for many, those feelings can quickly fade … More (Repost) Beyond Hajj: Five ways to maintain your Hajj for life

Missing Makkah (pt1): Special Advice for Former Hujjaj This Season

Something I wrote for ProductiveMuslim.com: Every former Hajji has their own unique story. Tales of the days they were blessed to spend on this sacred journey, so beloved that even the struggles and discomfort they faced are not enough to discourage them from wanting to return. At this time of year, that yearning grows stronger. … More Missing Makkah (pt1): Special Advice for Former Hujjaj This Season