Here’s a nice list of things Muslim sisters can do without being criticized:
You can be mature and respectful and still have a dirty sense of humour.
You can curse a lot and still be highly intelligent with a massive vocabulary.
You can be quiet and reserved and still be witty and even outgoing in certain circles.You can be intelligent and sharp-minded and still forget what month it is
A quiet mosque in Palestine, December 1926.Photograph by Jules Gervais Courtellemont, National Geographic
moving on maddening
is trying to figure out
what was in your head
and what was real;
what to let go
and what to keep;
how to stop loving them
while still loving yourself.