What did you enjoy most about MIST?
"The energy. Even though it was a formal event, no one would shush us from showing spirit. I felt so united and loved."
"The growth of the youth to leaders."
"The amazing bonding. Especially with how spontaneously people got together and enjoyed their time. Everyone's energy synergized at MIST and that was just perfect seeing people who have never been together, just suddenly bond like they know each other."
"It felt really comfortable, even though we were competing against each other the atmosphere outside of competitions was not intimidating."
"EVERYTHING. Every single thing. I loved loved loved the experience, the people, the speakers, the venue, the competitions, the amazing vibe, the great performances, the award ceremony, the food, and everything else. It was amazing and such a humbling experience. This year's theme was the race against time and I really felt like that weekend was time extremely well spent. I loved it. I simple loved how amazing mist was. Alhamdulilah."
"I really enjoyed the hype and excitement at MIST. All the teams were fantastic and they all worked well together. It was a great environment to be around alhamdulilah."
"Mist had a good dynamic; a mix of school spirit, fun, and spirituality. It was also fun meeting new people."
"I loved everything, but I really loved the speakers this time. They were so down to earth, knowledgeable, funny, and amazing MashaAllah."
"AMAZING speakers. Food was on point; bit dry but very tasty. I thought the board was very well connected and in sync with each other. Judges having to be in dress code (some hated it but THANK YOU for forcing us to set a good example!"
"It was amazing to end MIST on the note of remembering Allah and reflecting on how much of a blessing it was to attend and be able to breathe through the whole event. so when you end a weekend that has that extreme fun element with the reminder of Allah at the end, it really lets the competitors contemplate heavily and feel that faith within themselves."
"I finally have an answer to the question I was asked in the beginning of Mist. Asad, to answer your question that you asked, Mist was amazing and a wonderful experience. I truly did enjoy myself Alhamdulilah and I loved every aspect of it. Thank you all for putting such a wonderful event together and May Allah bless you all, all the organizers, volunteers, coaches, competitors, sponsors, parents, and everyone who had anything to do with mist, with the highest levels of Jannah. Thank you, I truly appreciate all your efforts and all your hard work. Thank you so much :) "
"Just want you all to know how proud I am of you all. Mashallah ya'll represented us proudly at MIST. Your support and genuine love for one another is what will continue to help make our community a better place. Your ARE our future leaders and I am blessed to be in the company of the most amazing youth in the nation!!" Remziya Suleyman
"if anyone has ever felt disconnected from the muslim community in Nashville...DO MIST NEXT YEAR. Setting aside the competitive part of it, anyone who went this year will tell you that it was truly an amazing bonding experience!" -Merna ElRifai
"we went as a group and came back a team" -Mariam Hashimi
"Seriously having MIST withdrawals. We are like family now; people who didn't know us pointed it out--that's how obvious our love was. Masha Allah you guys" -Lema Sbenaty
"Salam all. I don't think words can express the awesomeness of spending time with you guys this past weekend." Abdalla Hussain
Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmtullahi wa barakatu
Welcome to our reflections page. On this page, we're going to share quotes and reflections from previous MIST competitions. We'll also have a photo gallery and videos!
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