Sana Fayyaz

Ramadan Diaries

Ramadan Diaries 2021 Personal Reflections on Days 1-14 The holy month of Ramadan started on the eve of Monday April 12, 2021. Some Muslims observed the first day of Ramadan on Tuesday and some on Wednesday. Why the discrepancy? Ramadan follows the Islamic lunar calendar. The advent of a new moon means the beginning of …

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Rapunzel’s Mom

Rapunzel’s Mom Fairytale Fridays Here is a brief magical moment in time that reminded me of a fairytale. “Rihab, your hair is like Rapunzel’s now. So very long”. I brushed Rihab’s long black hair.  Rihab laughed as I passed the comb down her tresses freeing them from knotty tangles.  “Mama, all my friends in school …

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