Our hearts indeed are our most prized possession. Yet we neglect it so often. We want peace while we are sitting in fire...we say we follow Quran and sunnah but fill our lives with everything but Quran and Sunnah. What do we attach our heart to? We are all in desperate need of reforming, purifying … Continue reading Prepare for Ramadan and Detox our Minds
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 … Continue reading Denouncing Terrorism
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 … Continue reading 15+ Reasons to End your Cable connection Today
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 … Continue reading A Muslim in America in the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency
Treasure from the Treasures of Paradise A beautiful explanation of the athkaar: There's no Might and Power except by Allah. Inner dimensions of the prayer A detailed and captivating explanation of the soul in Salah. And how music/other entertainment can influence our salah.
As Muslim women, we have to be aware that the mainstream rhetoric of women's rights is heavily tainted with secular tones and material values. The Islamic women's rights narrative is not the same as theirs. It was never a part of a properly practicing Islamic society that prevented women from having a voice in society, … Continue reading Women’s Rights- An Islamic Perspective
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 … Continue reading Media Detox and Islam: How are the two related?
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 … Continue reading Interview Questions
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 … Continue reading Let us not
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 … Continue reading