Why I Write 

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You don’t write beacaue you want to say something, you write because you have something to say 

-F.Scott Fitzgerald


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Uumm…..I know why I write but having to explain would require me to write a really long essay which we all don’t want, so I will try to make this as interesting as <!–more–>possible by giving three reasons why I do so.

REASON 1: Nasra believes she writes to express her many feelings which she can’t express to people around her because of culture barriers, close mindedness and lack of patience to withstand her curiosity that questions a looott.

REASON 2: She writes to let her weirdness out! No one has to know how far her crazy mind can go so or else she would have no friends! So better write all my imaginations and weird opinions down before my social circle breaks from being weirded out by me.

REASON 3: it’s pleasurable to me knowing I have not given up and have managed to put up my work into our wonderful site with my awesome friends through all our differences. Honestly it gives me positive vibes because it doesn’t let me down ever! 

I mean it makes me feel happy because they say anybody can dance or anybody can cook but we don’t hear people saying that anybody can write very often! And I fit in there, so hooray 

Pochi

Writing is a good form of expressing one’s thoughts; it is also a good way of creating new ones in the process. Others like me enjoy writing about anything though mostly myself when I am at the peak of my emotions. It usually calms me down, sets my mind in a space whereby instead of thinking about the latter I instead focus on what is in front of me — the topic I am writing on. I would say that while in my toddlerhood? Teens? I used to dislike composing anything, especially in class. I’m more of a reader; nonetheless composing nowadays comes much more easily to me than then when I had to use similes to impress my teacher.

Miskellaneous

Introversion, if I were to try sum it all into one, that would be the reason why I write. Being an introvert I can sometimes find it really hard to properly convey what I want to say in conversations, to gather the courage and confidence, form a proper sentence and affluently deliver it yet I can assure you all my deliveries sound way better in my head. With writing I don’t have to worry about all that, I can take my time to construct proper sentences, and say what needs to be said without having people’s eyes on me. You get to speak out in the comforts of your little introvert bubble.

 Apart from the comfortability writing provides it also allows freedom of expression, there are certain topics that are generally easier to convey in words then in speech. I sometimes feel I can be a 100 percent of myself in writing than I can in speech, with writing I don’t filter or edit what I say. I don’t worry about what others might think of me or my opinions, or if I come off as a little weird. There are very few people one can really be themselves with so it definitely helps to be able to turn to writing to showcase your whole personality. 

Lastly writing has provided me with a means of challenging myself creatively, pushing my imagination to its limits pursuing other forms of writing (not just the work I do here), tapping into places in my mind that have remained untouched. A remedy for my introversion, expression and imagination; why this little individual picks up that pen and paper every day. 

These are our reasons, what are yours ?

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You don’t write because you want to say something. You write because you have something to say” ~ F.Scott Fitzgerald

 

Each of us has our own reasons as to why we write and each of us has a story we want to tell, this blog is our platform to share those stories . We the Muslimahs Ablaze team invite you to share this platform of ours to showcase your work, it’s not much…but its a start. We know very well how it feels to have a voice that’s not being heard.

We welcome all forms of writing; essays, short stories, poetry, spoken word, news, you write it we publish it, with full credit and acknowledgement to the writer. Check out our earliest guest contribution here 

We can’t wait to see what surprises lay in store.

Keep the blaze burning.

MA Team

 

Eid Salutations 

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As the pilgrims arrive at Muzdalifah, Muslims all over the world join together to celebrate Eid Al-Adha, Feast of the sacrifice. In doing so, although we may not be in Mecca  there physically we are together in spirit. 

I pray we all get a chance to visit the holy city and complete the finally pillar of Islam. With that prayer in our hearts, we at the Muslimahs Ablaze team wish you all a Happy and Blessed Eid.

💜💜💜

What We’re…

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We live in a world with countless platforms of expression, different ways to get your message out there, books, online videos, blogs, podcasts, even the traditional newspaper. Just as this blog is our means of expression.

We the Muslimahs just like everybody else explore these platforms very single day, being entertained, intrigued and educated, and thought you might like to know where we get around.

Introducing a new segment where we’ll share our travels through cyberspace and beyond, showing you a bit of our personal taste, through books, videos and more. Letting you know what we’re watching/reading/listening on “What We’re… 

Eid Greetings

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We waited for the holy month, it came. It stay may have seemed short, however we know all good things must come to an end. With its end we celebrate, as it’s our right to. 

On behalf of the Muslimahs Ablaze team, we wish all Muslims all over the world a blessed Eid, one full of joy, love and warmth. 

Eid Mubarak ❤

We Are The Poor

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Picture it, East Africa, 1964, two newly established nations just emerging from the grasps of colonization, came together putting in what little they had in hopes of creating something  bigger, stronger and long lasting .

Forward 53 years later those two nations are no more, what stands in place is one brimming pot rich in diversity (in more ways than one), culture, history and most importantly acceptance.  Tanzania, a union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, a union that instilled

The Helpful Muslimah 

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We have recently added our Facebook link to our social media menu. Be sure to visit our account for more information and updates.

The account comes with a newly opened page designed to be a platform for sisters to share their concerns in a welcoming environment, where support and advice can be offered. When we say sisters we mean ALL, if you carry that XX chromosome, this is for you.

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