The hijab gives women FREEDOM to be themselves

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Recently, I’ve been told how chained our women are by our religion. Muslim men are allowed to  have more than one wife and wear so much clothes. And don’t I feel to take some of my clothes off and be free; and don’t I want to know what it feels like to have the wind blowing through my hair.

So I’ve been analyzing…………………

Why should I wish to feel the wind blowing through my hair when the creator of the wind is pleased with me.

How do I know that he is pleased with me…………………..

I know that he is  pleased with me because  in the midst of my job and dealing with so many non-Muslims on a daily basis, he has not caused me to lose my iman and my hijab has not come off my head.

So I did that picture to allow the students, most of whom are non-Muslims, to see that their version of reality is different from mine.

In my version of reality, it’s my choice and I am happy that my Allah Ta’ala has given me that sukoon e dil to feel as if my hijab is part of my ‘self.’ Not only this, but to find comfort and peace wearing my hijab.

Freedom means that I only allow persons to see what I choose to let them see of me. And I don’t  have to worry about beauty and what is currently in fashion. I have the freedom to  develop my own style.

And since the beginning of 2015, I have been enjoying myself by sewing 95% of my wardrobe.

It been a delight to indulge the artistic side of myself.

 

 

 

 

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