A writer, artist & seeker exploring the world around me & the Universe within me. Expect words on healing, spirituality and all that comes with being human.

Introducing ‘Beyond Henna’: the art that saved me.

Photo: Mandala Art by the Author. Image is Author’s own.

I’ve never really been one for summing myself down into a bio, but alas, every social media platform asks for one and thus, mine usually reads, “A writer, artist and seeker exploring the world around me, and the Universe within.”

I’ve been on Medium for a while (definitely not in…

Sabah’s Soul Saturdays #23 — the whisperings of my soul.

Photo by Alex Motoc on Unsplash

Some people will constantly look outside of themselves for what can only be found within.

They’ll search for external validation; for love; they’ll hold so many expectations of other people, that they will never be happy just being themselves.

We’ve all been ‘some people’.

But there must come a time…

The day my father was no longer my father.

Photo by Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash

My elder sister shared her annual Facebook post today, heartfelt and sympathy-seeking, commemorating the death of our father. It’s 18 years today since he passed on, aged just 43.

Once upon a time, those posts would bring me to tears, the saltwater seeping from my eyes a reminder that the…

Sabah Ismail✨

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