Changing Perspective

When I was younger (not much younger, this was between 2017 and 2018), I wrote stories about young women who grabbed onto the idea of marriage as a path to happiness and a way to claw themselves out of the problems they had in their lives. Let’s talk about all the problems with that mindset. … Continue reading Changing Perspective

Time Flies When You’re

...there are rich, gorgeous, vibrant ideas tucked into a corner of my brain. You might know the one – it’s that out of the way, kind of awkward to get to place that you shove everything you don’t have the energy to deal with? The one that you need to drag out the step ladder to get to, move four boxes and a rusty fan to even see.

Review: Called to Song by Kharnita Mohamed

Quick Note: I received a review copy of this book from the publisher. That said, my thoughts are my own and I am not being monetarily compensated for this review. Called to Song begins with Qabila grieving her mother, second-guessing her husband and trying to unravel peculiar dreams that won’t leave her alone. And then, … Continue reading Review: Called to Song by Kharnita Mohamed

Plans for 2020?

A year ago, I wrote a post called 2019 Will be the Year Of… In that post, I had three goals that I wanted to focus on – planning, praying and podcasting. I even made a pretty picture for it. This one: Well, let’s just say that nothing went according to plan last year. I … Continue reading Plans for 2020?

Review: The Gatekeeper’s Notebook by Sahar Abdulaziz

*I received a copy of this book from the publisher in return for an honest review. Thank you Djarabi Kitabs Publishing 🙂 The Gatekeeper’s Notebook by Sahar Abdulaziz is a psychological thriller about a widowed mother who’s on the brink of financial ruin and is trying desperately to claw her way out and make a … Continue reading Review: The Gatekeeper’s Notebook by Sahar Abdulaziz