“Will there ever be anyone quite like you?” To this question, every fibre of my being feels like screaming, “Yes, yes there will! And someone much better, more suitable for you too!” Not in the cynical, no-one-is-irreplaceable kind of way, but in the “God-has-a-more-beautiful-plan for you” way.
FAQ: Nikah Online dan Visa Australia
Halo! Berhubung dalam setahun terakhir ini saya sering banget dapat pertanyaan terkait serba-serbi menikah secara online dan juga cara masuk Australia dari pasangan yang mengalami nasib serupa, dan sejujurnya saya sudah kehabisan energi untuk jawab pertanyaan satu-satu, saya tuangkan langsung semuanya di blogpost ini ya! Semoga bisa cukup menjawab pertanyaan dan penasaran teman-teman. 😉 Q:… Continue reading FAQ: Nikah Online dan Visa Australia
Refugees in Indonesia: A Reflection on May 18 Academy
“I feel less than a human being,” says Mozhgan Moarefizadeh, an Iranian refugee in Indonesia. A smart, beautiful 26-year-old woman, Mozhgan had to flee her home country with her family due to political reasons. Their destination was Australia. What they thought would be a short transit in Indonesia turned out to be a long, 6-year… Continue reading Refugees in Indonesia: A Reflection on May 18 Academy
Love in the Time of Corona: How We Got Married Online on Zoom
Readers, I married him.Between Sydney and Surabaya, it was online, last minute, and currently unrecognised by the state — but all that cease to matter because at the end of the day I’m just happy and thankful that I’m married to the wonderful man that I love. Alhamdulillah. ♥️ A bit of a backstory about… Continue reading Love in the Time of Corona: How We Got Married Online on Zoom
Learning About Uyghurs from an Uyghur
When it comes to discrimination & persecution, I believe that we must always listen to those affected too. Which is how I came to write about a story of my Uyghur friend, Anisa.
YSEALI Fellowship Selection & Interview: A Comprehensive Guide
Pada tahun 2017 lalu, saya berkesempatan mengikuti program Professional Fellowship YSEALI selama sebulan di Amerika Serikat. Berikut cerita proses seleksi Fellowship YSEALI dan beberapa tips untuk kalian yang tertarik mendaftar!
Travelling changes you. That’s something that goes without saying. What we don’t know, or would not know exactly until we do, is how. How would travelling change us?
The Impossible Beauty of Mount Rinjani
Mount Rinjani is said to be the mighty abode of Goddess Anjani, a goddess so beautiful that her palace reflects her beauty. I found out for myself through an arduous 4-day journey.
A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp
It all started with a kind young man and a lifeless three year old boy. The photo of Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian child who drowned in an attempt to reach Europe, quickly became a powerful symbol of the dangerous journeys our fellow human beings undergo to flee from Syria and other war-torn countries. As I… Continue reading A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp
Calais Chronicles #1: My Sudanese Brother
Meet my dear friend and brother Jamal from Darfur, Sudan, one of the smartest & kindest people I met in ‘The Jungle’ camp.