About the Book
Do you know where you are going? Have you been there and back? This folio is a collection of musings, essays and poems by Muslim women around the theme , Life is a Journey. Being here and living is a type of trip from the beginning of our lives to the very end. And where is the end? What are the guideposts to find our way while we are here? Muslims believe the answers are in our Deen, Islam. Read our folio, Life Is a Journey and find out our deepest thoughts about these issues.
Zakia Iman Shahbaz, an American, would like to acknowledge and thank all those sisters who have contributed to the MWWWI Annual Folios. Specifically, for 2017, these members: Jamillah Abdul Muhaymin, Haleemah Abdul Muhaymin, Muriel (Maryam) Simmons and Brenda (Habeebah) Carrington, and also to the many other contributing writers. Zakia is a retired teacher with a Master's degree in Education and a Major in Art,. who taught for many years in public and private schools and traveled to many countries in the Middle East. She is realizing her dream of writing and illustrating stories about Muslim children with broad universal appeal to readers of all religions and cultures. Specifically, she hopes to contribute to cross-cultural understanding. All of the illustrations for her children books were done by her.