Afraid to be Muslim?

Afraid to be Muslim?
Why Must We have to hide?

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

I think that people need to be honest with themselves, the "HipHop artist" are simply tools and puppets or vessels for the government to pump whatever nonsense they want into the masses of people. So really, if parents don't want their children to be greatly influenced by what they hear, they need to teach and educate their children. HipHop used to be about empowering the weak and poor, now it is about material wealth. Maybe, it is time for people to take responsibility for their families...
Why is it that people never want to take responsibility for their things? We cannot continue to blame "The Media" for our faults within the household. Yes, it is true that the media often influences a lot of ill behavior. At the same time, parents should realize that their opinions and views about the world are greatly influenced by their household experiences. If a child is raised around nothing but fighting, arguing, and smoking weed, obviously when they hear a song that talks about the pain of growing up in that household, the child can relate. In retrospect, when a child hears a song glorifying smoking weed, they will be more likely to smoke weed because it is all they see at home. So who really should we blame?
Realize that the media will always be full of dirty tricks to suck youth into a self-ish, materialistic, egocentric, self-degrading mindset. So, it is the parents who should educate their child rather then try to change the Whole world! We have to be realistic!

Monday, August 23, 2010

Afraid to be Muslim?

Why Must American Muslims have to hide? This is our home too. This is where I am from. And If I am not mistaken, I was dragged here. My ancestors were dragged here for some fools misfortune and laziness. So Why must I leave now? I am from here too. This is my home. If you kick me out, I will be homeless. Like you, you and you, I have the right to freedom of speech, religion and to work at any place I choose regardless of wearing hijab. As far as I'm concerned the very same people who screamed justice and liberty, are the very same people who are stripping innocent people of that very same thing. Why must Black American Muslims be afraid of who they are? You're jealous of who I am, and I know this. I thank the lord that my people have made it out of 439 years of BRUTAL Slavery, and are still rising. I am thankful to the Lord that my Muslim brothers and sisters in less fortunate countries continue to push even though they have nothing left. These are strong people you're disposing of, and the only reason you do it... Is because you envy us. So to my Muslim brothers and Sisters, and to my Black American brothers and sisters. Keep pushing and keep fighting, Because the Lord will soon take care of us! :)

Sunday, June 20, 2010

I just thought...

I cannot stand when someone talks about the way you feel. They may say "why be depressed" or "Why be mad?" or "Get over it"... I will listen to those words when you understand the way I feel. I would express the way I feel to you, but I am pretty sure you wouldn't understand. You may never know that being my age, Muslim, woman, and black growing up in this time is rough. You may not know my life or understand me. So therefore, I will sit and listen to you say things such as "Why be hurt?" or "It is not that serious"... I want you to remember that next time you're in pain. Next time someone breaks your heart, disrespects you, crushes your dreams, or lies on you. I want you to say to yourself, "Get over it" or "Why be mad" or "Stop crying" Then... You may come back to me and say those things. Once you have understood My Pain, THEN you may come back to me and say those things!!!!

The Way I have conditioned myself!

I woke up to the sound of a child screaming because they did not get their way. As I struggled to go back to sleep I realized that one day this will be my everyday reality. If I plan on being a mother someday. This will be my reality. I thought about how I have conditioned myself to sleep when there is noise around. It is almost to the point where I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded my noise. But what can you do?
Often times in life, we complain about what we wish could be. And what we think should have been. But if you take a step back and realize that things are not always what they seem and that it is not up us, we will learn to be at peace what comes our way. I may not like present circumstances, but I must always remember, this is life. Life is full of discomfort simply because it is not paradise!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Just one of those days...

It has been a while...

And like I said before, I been busy... But this time I have another tone. I am feeling worried, over whelmed, and hurt. I wish I could close my eyes and wake up on another dementia where I can finally relax. I am tired of always having to help people, at the same time, I want to help. Why is the world covered in UGLY Selfishness, where No one is interested in helping the next man. What about my feelings? What about my exaustion. I AM TIRED!!! Does any body care? Are you all just going to run me into the ground until my gas tank is on E... Because that is where it is headed... A gas tank on E that you can NEVER refill. If you dont get the metaphor then take you time to contemplate...

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Public School, Private School, or Home School

Now, Now!!! I know I haven't been on here in a while... But let me explain. To those who have decided to follow, and those who do not follow. I want you all to know I apologize for not regularly posting! :)

The subject I would like to discuss is schooling. This is a big deal to me because the children are our future and we cannot simply place them anywhere. speaking from personal experience, I know that Public school is a place where you meet many different people from different backgrounds. Some peoples parents are more wealthy than others. Some homes are more stable than others. So it is more likely to come across some corrupt people in the public school system. In private school(Depending on where you go). People may be rich, or poor, or very religious. Some people put their children in private school in order to reduce their childs encounters with crazy people or bad education. Then, there is homeschool. Some people choose this route in order to reduce the chance of any mess all together...

My personal opinion, based off of personal experience. Public school is a situation where you must enforce strictly at home in order for your children to be able to oversee the social challenges. The same with private school. Anytime you take a bunch of unruly, "corrupt" or unstable people and mix them with people who have pure intentions. It is very likely that you will come across some confusion. The only reason why people simply reject home school all together is because they worry about their children socially. I disagree with that too. If your child is naturally gregarious, home school will not impede their ability to make friends. Two of my closest friends have been home schooled. And they never come off to me as odd or socially or developmentally delayed. The only reason I would not put my children in private school is because of the lack of opportunity there may be in the extra curricular area. The only reason I would not put my child in a public school is because there are certain teaching styles and methods I do not agree with. Along with what is written in the text books.
I myself went to private and public school, and I can say that I never know what I would do when I have children of my own...

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Blood Diamond

Today, I watched the movie in titled "Blood Diamond". I cried at the end. Not because of the ending, or because of the things I saw in the movie, but because it is still going on today. And it is happening to my Muslim brothers and sisters. Why is it that in my country, movies are made about the very thing that is happening to the Muslims in Iraq, but people cannot see it? Children, Mothers, Fathers, Teachers, and Doctors are being unjustly killed everyday.It is sad no matter who is being killed, but we must also speak. I do not want to be one of the many who are blinged by what I am seeing on television. I definetly do not want to be one of those people who fear and hate Muslims because I think they are opressive or oppresed, and depressed, and destressed. I am a Muslims. And I am proud of it. A Muslim is one who submits his will completely to Allah and no one else. So yes. I am a Muslim and I would not have it any other way. I love making 5 prayers a day. I love the fasting in the month of Ramadan. I have a great love for those who follow the religion. So yes, it hurts me to see movies where innocent children, mothers, fathers, teachers, doctors, and INNOCENT PEOPLE. are being unjuslty killed.