Six Reflections of Ramadan

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Future From A Glorious Past by Nahida Beshara

“Abstinence?”
“Nope. Surrender”
“Yeah it’s the same thing right? It’s about giving up”
“Nope. It’s about being open”

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Faith’s Shadows by Hessa Al Muallah

She conversed with God often. Maybe all the time.
Often, there was no boundary separating her lonely thoughts and her prayers.

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My Mosque by Zaahira Muthy

They woke up before the sun that morning.
It was black outside but they could see the light.
Suddenly, the waiting made absolute sense.
What’s more… They were actually quite OK.
In fact, they were standing right where they needed to be..
And what had carried them through?
FAITH.

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Painting by Khawla Al Falasa

She was a canvas of a thousand beautiful shades outside these walls.
Within them, she was the blinding white of a devotion that was intense and unconditional.

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Pride And Glory by Nahida Beshara

“That’s almost half hidden”
“Actually, that’s almost half visible, no?” A difference of a word created the distance of miles between a casual follower an a passionate devotee.

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Sunset Mosque by Noosra Sulaiman Al Taher

The sun may have been setting in the sky, but really it was rising in her life.
The silhouette she walked towards may have been dark, but really it shone upon her, the brightest light.

Paintings: Emirati Artists
Photographs by Stuti a.k.a CanelleDiaries

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