Category Archives: Muslim in Manila

What did I do when my taxi driver played Christian Worship Music for me?

I just let it be, practicing patience and tolerance. I thought that even in this weird situation, I can still come out learning and realizing something. October 27. As soon as I got in the taxi to go home, the … Continue reading

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Masjid at Market Market, Taguig City: Finally found it!

I have heard so much about the Masjid at MarketMarket from my Muslim foreign students. I had attempted several times to look for it but failed. When finally I found it yesterday, I realized that it is nearly impossible to … Continue reading

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Eid Ul Adha 2014 of a Muslim Filipina Revert

Alhamdulillah! Eid Mubarak!

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Writing a non Muslim friendly version of My Journey to Islam

A non Muslim student asked me about my journey to Islam. I wanted to just conveniently direct him to my narrative My Journey to Islam, like I did with the others. However, I realized that I should make a much … Continue reading

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“Do you have hair under your hijab?“ and other questions on my hijab

Here are some questions I`ve answered several times this week. Alhamdulillah. Bismillah. “Do you have hair under your hijab? Is it straight?“ Oh you mean my headscarf? Yes, I have hair under it. It has soft waves. It is healthy … Continue reading

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Guilty of backbiting and slander

Astaghfirullah! A couple of days ago, I was walking through the neighborhood when I came across several women outside their homes wearing very short shorts and very low neckline mid rib sleeveless tops. I couldn`t help myself but look at … Continue reading

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From Him we came and to Him we return

We have witnessed two deaths in the family this week. We have lost Lola Luding last Saturday, and our Lolo Abe last Tuesday. I┬áhave not yet fully recovered from the passing of our Lola Nene in June this year. It … Continue reading

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