‘your sis nis’ is a platform for me to answer these questions by looking into my own life. I hope that it’ll help me makes sense of my own journey, and open up the conversation for you to reflect on yours.
This story follows the life of Okonkwo, and his family and clan that equally fear and revere him. Eager to rid himself of his father’s reputation as a lazy drunkard, he becomes known as one the greatest warriors alive. Yet a string of events puts his entire life into jeopardy, and one by one, things fall apart.
The following is a summary of what life is like as a foreign student in Sudan. These things need to be taken into consideration if you’re interested in studying there. A lot of what I’ve mentioned also applies to most Arab speaking and/or Muslim countries.
I learn Arabic because I crave connection with my Creator, it really is as simple as that. Sadly, feeling that way is not always enough to actually motivate me to learn.
It’s sci-fi, romance and murder mystery all wrapped into one great story. However, deeper than that, it is a story about what makes us humans.
The following is a summary of the course I did in Sudan in 2018. Many of you want to study Arabic to understand the Qur’an so this is a review of the course for those interested
You are responsible for being yourself and doing what you need to do in life. You are not responsible for how others respond to you or what they think of your actions.
I learnt a few incredibly helpful concepts that have changed my understanding of how to truly live freely by looking into my interpersonal relationships, so it certainly lives up to the title.
I’ve wanted to quit what I’m doing in life many times because of the actions and attitudes of others. Like everyone, I’ve been disappointed and lacked the support I needed. People don’t appreciate how much effort you’re putting in. It’s thankless work and you feel like no one cares about you.
Having a vision has made my work (or should I say my ikigai!) a lot clearer and easier as I can now be guided by my values rather than the stress of keeping up with trends, the pressure to be “cool” and “fashionable” or grow the business quickly that is common in the retail industry.
It’s finally here! I’ve created a guide to creating your vision as a Muslim which you can now download!