New Beginnings

To New Beginnings (A Fresh Start)

Imagine that you had to move away, and leave almost everything behind.  Imagine having to start all over again.  What would you change this time around? What tangible and intangible things will you put in your new home? This is a question I have recently been asking myself after my sister moved away.  She’s not […]

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A productive Arafah

A Productive Day of Arafah

For the pilgrims who are in Makkah, the 9th of Dhul Hijjah marks the day of standing in the plains of Arafah from sunrise until sunset. For the one who witnesses this day, for him/her is forgiveness and mercy from Allah. As for the one who misses the standing of Arafah, then he has missed […]

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Ted talks that inspire change

Ted Talks that Inspire Change

I’m sure most of you have heard of TED Talks. If you haven’t, you’ve been missing out on some good educational stuff. TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design) Talks have been spreading ideas and expanding minds on topics like global, social or economic problems since 1984. Why Ted? I have been watching TED talks for […]

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gratitude in Islam

Gratitude In Islam

Gratitude is saying Alhamdulilaah, and counting your blessings. It’s about appreciating and thanking others for what they have done for you. It also encompasses being content, looking on the bright side of things, and not taking anything for granted. In Islam the one who is most deserving of thanks and praise from the people is Allah, our Creator and Sustainer. […]

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actions speak louder than words

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

The more time you spend online the more you focus on words, words that seemingly tell you everything there is to know about the other person. The thing about words is that after a while they lose their meaning, the sentiment actions speak louder than words comes to mind.   Al-Qâsim b. Muhammad, the grandson […]

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MUSLIMAH QUOTES

Muslimah Quotes

After reading about some of the woman scholars in Islam, I couldn’t help but contemplate on how much wisdom women have brought to Islam. The prophet (sallaahu alaihi wasalam) did not only respect women but he also use to seek their council. Seeing as though its hard to find quotes by Muslimahs, I thought I […]

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25 dua's from the quran

25 Duas From The Quran

“And when my servants ask you concerning me, [tell them] I am indeed near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he calls.” (Al-Baqarah 187) “And your lord said, invoke me and I will respond to your invocation.” (Ghafir 60) We all have problems, and we all incur difficulties. Some of us seem […]

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