I’m passionate about writing, I’m passionate about educating fellow friends, fellow colleagues about our history.
Everyday Muslims are interviewed by a white, middle-aged, non-religious male photographer. What are they really like?
Post traumatic stress disorder, it sounds like a funny bunch of capital letters, but it’s a real thing.
I was a child of a migrant, torn between two cultures and two religions, and I didn’t fit into any of them.
Unfortunately almost every day a woman loses her life due to domestic violence and that is a tragedy.
I will help women discover their voice and find greater levels of self love, acceptance and strength within themselves…
So don’t let them divide and segregate us, we’re all Australian, we’re all human, and don’t let anyone’s agenda tell you otherwise.
Going to Hajj, that changed my life. Seeing so many millions of people, circumambulate around the Kaaba. That was the most joyous part of my life for me.
You know there’s a thing called death, you know that the idea of death is there, but you haven’t really felt it. When my father died I actually felt it.
I am on this path of working with people to help people, and nothing is going to stop me from doing that. I’ve got my head fixed on it.
You might not like it but as a Muslim I always say look guys, let’s all go to paradise together. I invite you to come and look at Islam.
There’s more contact with people and you can affect real change, something you can actually see and feel in people’s lives.
Hopefully better the business I’m in, build a house and hopefully help my parents move in, so they’ve got less strain as they’re getting older.
Embracing Islam, coming from a Buddhist background, which was a big change in my life. Islam took nearly a year and a half before I converted.
Looking back I remember being amazed at the shopping malls, the train systems, the hustle and bustle as well as the sheer size of Sydney – the city I first arrived in.
I listen to post-hardcore. When they find out I listen to it, they’re like “whoah you listen to screaming and all that.”
I can’t understand being attracted to something because it’s violent, and that’s not my experience at all.
Being a mum, a mum of seven, because it’s a hard job so I think I feel proud but I am not sure if I am doing it well enough.
To leave my parents and family, I suppose the greatest risk I have taken, and just relying on god, what’s ahead only god knows and I was hoping for the best.
I think the biggest thing that changed my life was 9/11. I think until then I was probably just existing, and going through the motions of life.
When I have my prayer, that’s the most important thing for me. I’m so happy once my prayers are done.
I’m passionate about things that are not so fashionable to talk about in social circles. I’m passionate about religion and politics and the intersection of those two.
Just growing older I think changes your life. Different perceptions in the way that you view things, is not the way you viewed them 5 – 10 years ago.