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Come, come, whoever you are

Come, come, whoever you are, Wanderer, idolater, worshipper of fire, Come, even though you have broken your vows a thousand times, Come, and come yet again. Ours is not a caravan of despair. -Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi- I’ve always wondered what these dervishes feel or experience when they perform sema — the whirling dance ritual initiated […]

The Miraculous Power of Loving Green

Today, my dad and mum left me at a nearby community school. I wanted to show Ms. Rayhan pieces that I’d written since the day I passed her writing test. In her olive drab uniform and matching-coloured jilbab, her image constantly resounds in my mind whenever I completed a piece. Emanating love, wisdom, and strength, […]