Positivity

      2013: “It’s Taken Care Of!”

      For the past two or so days I have been trying to recollect 2012. To remember what happened. I know there were highs and lows, but for some reason those peaks and valleys weren’t as defined as those of latter years. How could I live through 2012 but not remember it in great detail? Did …

        Ramadan Special (Days 2-4): Circles of Positivity

        In an authentic Hadith, Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) said:  “Man is influenced by the faith of his friends. Therefore, be careful of whom you associate with.” One of the distinct features of Ramadan that I have come to love is the feeling of camaraderie, of being one anther’s keeper and of going out of ones way …

            2011: The “No-Resolution” Year

            To say that the new year rushed in is an understatement. I woke up one morning on Dec. 18 and the next thing I knew, it was 2011. Sure, being engrossed in the Young Women’s Knowledge and Leadership Institute (YOWLI) probably had something to do with my lack of awareness of time and space, but …