My Family’s Relationship with the Unseen
Maybe my dreams were trying to tell me something. Maybe I had what I liked to call, jokingly, “the ElGenaidi Gift.”
Bismillah al rahman al rahim
Kulhu allahu ahad . . .
In the name of God most gracious, most merciful
He is Allah, the one and only . . .
Bismillah al rahman al rahim . . .
Deena ElGenaidi is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn. Her work has been featured in Nylon, MTV News, Oprah Magazine, Longreads, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a novel and filming a web series. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @deenaelg
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