Denouncing Terrorism

With all the recent and on-going media against Muslims, it is important to understand the dynamics of the Muslim community. A lot of people do not know that there are sects and deviations within the Muslim community that are not upholding the proper Islamic values that adhere to the Quran and the Sunnah. Though modernists [...]

15+ Reasons to End your Cable connection Today

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته In the beginning of last Ramadan, after Fajr Salah, my husband asked a brother if he was going to break fast at the masjid. He smiled and he said, "I should, my wife is very angry with me." He continued to tell my husband that he cut off [...]

A Muslim in America in the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency

It wouldn't be right for me to say that as a Muslim woman living in America, I am unaffected by Trump's presidency. I wish I was stronger in my faith to not let it phase me at all. But it did, QadrAllah wa Masha fa'ala. As the world watches the first 100 days of the new administration, I came [...]

Media Detox and Islam: How are the two related?

What I find most difficult about eliminating the entertainment industry from my life is that it involved fighting a deeply rooted habit that was formed in my childhood. I truly believe that it was an addiction. Immersing yourself in the entertainment world inevitably will warp the way you see and think about the world around [...]

Interview Questions

So a friend approached me with some interview questions! I just finished answering them Alhamdulillah and thought it might be of some interest.   يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُل لِّأَزْوَاجِكَ وَبَنَاتِكَ وَنِسَاءِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ يُدْنِينَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِن جَلَابِيبِهِنَّ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ أَدْنَىٰ أَن يُعْرَفْنَ فَلَا يُؤْذَيْنَ ۗ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ غَفُورًا رَّحِيمًا (Surah Al-Ahzaab ayah 59) ________ A bit [...]

Let us not

There is a large disconnect with what we believe in important and what we actually do in our lives. What we say and what we act on. When we ask ourselves what is important to us, rarely do we say watching tv or scrolling Facebook or shopping deals. But yet when we look at the [...]

Attaching your heart to this dunya is very painful, a that can be felt in this life or the next. For some women, they give their heart to their husbands in a way that you should only give to Allah. They obey him against the commands of Allah. Every thought is about him, and not [...]