Identity

The woman in Islam.

The woman in Islam.

“Being a woman is a punishment by itself. There is no joy. There is no security. I don’t know why God found me an unnecessary person. I don’t know what…

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Windows into Islam 5

Windows into Islam 5

The series of 6 blogs, “Windows into Islam”, are a compilation from many of my other writings and speaking on women who live under Islam, and the result of conversations…

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Healing from shame

Healing from shame

‘Daisy’ came from the Middle East to be married in a Western nation. Her husband and his family were abusive, and her husband ended up in jail. Although Daisy had…

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Purity is a personal story

Purity is a personal story

My mental interaction on the topic of purity gave me another dimension to relate it with the shame and guilt. Let me take you to my childhood and have a…

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A Journey

A Journey

At first, my mind was closed. I was afraid and asked, Why did he give me birth? My heart was like a bomb blast. Day by day as I read,…

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Faith and identity

Faith and identity

Khadija began to get to know a community of Jesus’ people just before her marriage broke down. It was this community who cared for her and provided for her when…

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Privilege, Entitlement and Honour – Whose voice is heard?

Privilege, Entitlement and Honour – Whose voice is heard?

Moyra’s storytelling style to teach difficult truths and encourage the reader to question one’s own assumptions and blind spots is particularly helpful in this blog. Moyra’ starts by embedding us…

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Joining and belonging

Joining and belonging

I had gone with Ahmed to his Sufi group a couple of times, and this time there was an initiation rite for several new disciples. The initiation rites followed the…

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Identity for Believers from a Muslim background: Equality of Women

Identity for Believers from a Muslim background: Equality of Women

One of the most transformative aspects of Christian identity in the lives of believers from a Muslim background is the equality and value the Bible places on women. I have…

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