I remember 2012 really well.
The year I decided to wear the hijab.
It was such a new experience. Something was overwhelmingly lifting my heart from the day to day worries I usually had. 872 more words
I can honestly count the number of times I have visited a temple on one hand. It’s not something that I confess to be particularly ashamed about – I grew up in the middle east and as with any polytheistic religion based on iconography, it was fairly easy to circumvent the usually infuriating trips to an overcrowded building with very little in terms of architectural divinity. 658 more words