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Zainab bint Muhammed ﷺ

Nabi ﷺ said something to the effect, glad tidings to those of you whose first child is female. In a time where having a daughter was looked down upon, Nabi ﷺ gave glad tidings to the ones whose first child is female.  Nabi ﷺ had four daughters and until I joined the Ummah Heart classes, […]

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Sacrifice

With the days of hajj upon us, I’ve been thinking a lot about sacrifice as this is what Eid-ul-Adha is about. Currently, our lives are full of sacrifice. We sacrifice seeing our family, our friends, going out and having fun. We have given up a lot of things today so that we may be able […]

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A day in the life of an online Witsie

Semester two has just begun. Normally, when we go back to campus, it’s after a long winter break, it’s after making lots of memories with friends, maybe it’s even after a trip to the ocean, the Kruger National Park or even overseas. The point is, when we get back to campus, we’re geared up for […]

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Twenty One

Today, I am 21 years or 7,671 days old. The total number of candles on all my birthday cakes so far is 231. My heart has beaten approximately 767,102,970 times in total. The moon has orbited the earth 280 times since I was born. When I were born there were approximately 6,082,273,879 other people alive […]

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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away

I am really starting to feel this lockdown now. I miss my friends, my family, campus and being able to drive. I miss going shopping, sunsets at the Pan, eating out and wearing pretty clothes. The lockdown has left me wondering when our lives will go back to normal, though I do think that we […]

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