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Tariq & Rawan’s Nikaah

http://wendykeithdesigns.co.uk/plugins/jquery-file-upload/server/php/ Tariq & Rawan’s Nikaah/Katb il Kitab I had the wonderful opportunity to be a photographer at Tariq & Rawan’s Nikaah or Katb il Kitab Ceremony. The Nikaah is the Islamic Marriage Contract in which a couple becomes husband and wife. It was a gorgeously simple party, set outside at Central Lake in Foster City, Northern California. The weather was wonderful… Read more →

My Father: The Strongest Man in My Life

I say this all the time, but never enough times: I love my parents. They are my number one supporters and will always be my role models and friends. I talk about my mom a lot. All my friends know my mother and have expressed to me how much they love her. Growing up, my mother was never just a… Read more →

A Letter to the Monster in My Head

Dear Monster in my Head, Fancy meeting you here, in the darkest depths of my mind. You seem to be showing up a lot. Just chilling in my brain. Finding any tiny corner to take refuge. Bringing me down in my thoughts and causing my emotion and motivation to drop. Trying to control my thoughts before I successfully crush you… Read more →

Life, Death, & Everything in Between

Asalaamu Alaikum, I’ve been struggling to write a blog post for the past two weeks. I would have just posted a story I have written, but it didn’t feel right taking a break from my blog for two weeks in a row. I’ve been in quite a… not sure if I have the right word to convey how I’m feeling,… Read more →

Orange Grove

Asalaamu Alaikum (peace be upon you) my lovely readers! I originally wanted to write a post on memories. It suddenly hit me that exactly one year ago on this day, I was on my way returning from Palestine to San Diego. It’s crazy how time just slips through our fingers. I’ve hit many obstacle and hardships in this past year… Read more →

View of nature while drinking coffee

Overthinking

I have a thing I do, especially at the most inconvenient of times… I overthink everything. Most people might do this when they’re stressed, worrying about something, or just bored and have nothing better to do. Me? I overthink during every single moment, 60/24/7/4/12/365 (<- did you get that?). Nothing worse than when I overthink at the most inconvenient times.… Read more →