5 things That Makes Ramadan Awesome

May 23, 2017 0

Image credit By Nahla Do you know the famous quote by Oprah Winfrey, who once said about the New Year, ‘here’s to another chance to make it right’? I feel that way about Ramadan. Every time we arrive in another Ramadan, it never feels just like another Ramadan. It feels …..

What are you striving for?! It’s only Dunya

May 20, 2017 0

Image credit By Anida Camdzic Rainy Friday morning. Getting late as every morning and rushing through the crowds to get in the office on time. Someone pushed me away, while getting off the bus making me upset. It all happened for a reason. As I was being turned aside by …..

Question: About The 15th of Sha’ban

May 12, 2017 0

Image credit By Sheikh Sajid Umar -What is the status of Sha’baan? -Does the 15th of Sha’baan entail a day and night of special worship? -What do I do if I have someone who refuses to speak to me or engage me? Will Allah forgive me? Question: It is that …..

Manners in Activism

May 4, 2017 0

By Mohamed Ibrahim Image credit In this day and age, Muslims in the West are gearing up to defend themselves in the face of bigotry, hatred, and Islamophobia. Alhamdulilah that some action is being taken; however, we need to caution ourselves lest we fall into the trap that our Non-Muslim …..

Our Greatest Weapon

April 25, 2017 0

By Huma Rasuly Image credit Du’aa, we’re told, is the weapon of a believer. And from a young age we’re taught to make du’aa for the things we want in life, whether that’s good grades, Jannah, or those pair of shoes mum said she wasn’t going to buy us. We …..

YOLO

April 23, 2017 0

By Hezne Abu Hasan Image credit You jump off a cliff in the gravity-defying act of bungee jumping, with the New Zealand air brushing your cheeks, while screaming at the top of your lungs, “YOLO!” Seemingly harmless, it pumps the blood in a bout of adrenaline rush. But what about… …..

Faith & Friendship

April 12, 2017 0

Image credit By Nahla When I was young, I participated in a weekend Islamic retreat which a girl that I have met in university casually told me about when we accidentally met each other again on the city bus. After that weekend retreat, I decided to wear hijab. After graduating …..

Pearls of Love

April 12, 2017 0

Image credit By Anida Camdzic That was a nightmare again. How I wish to get a good sleep after a long time. Been spending sleepless nights while being chased with my own thoughts. Till when? I am tired. I am tired of being hunted, prisoned and oppressed with all the …..

The Spices of Life

March 31, 2017 0

Image credit By Huma Rasuly “Every soul shall taste death”, is one of the many things Allah has promised the humans living on this earth, regardless of race or religion. Nobody can escape the grips of death when their time comes, no matter how old or young, how rich or …..

Ghaflah – The State of Heedlessness and Negligence

March 29, 2017 0

 Image credit By Hezne Abu Hasan Wikipedia cites ghaflah as the sin of forgetting Allah and our divine origins, or being indifferent to these. This will eventually lead to us to forgetting the big picture; what we were created for. In a state of ghaflah, we forget Paradise and all …..

Seeking Happiness

March 25, 2017 0

Image credit By Anida Camdzic They say: “Overthinking kills”. And this time I have to disagree with it. Deep thinking heals. Heals from the thoughts of being here forever. Overthinking makes you humble, takes away pride, and creates a human who seeks happiness in God. It is not a trend …..

Ahad, Ahad.

March 25, 2017 0

Image Credit By Aneesa Rashid Paruk Has the story of Bilal ibn Rabah {رَضِيَ اَللهُ ءَنْه} reached you? If the streets of Makkah could speak, what would they say? They would tell us how Bilal {رَضِيَ اَللهُ ءَنْه} body was dragged on it. They would tell us stories about how …..

Two life-changing ayaat in Surah Nur

March 20, 2017 0

Image credit By Ansaar رجال لا تلهيهم تجارة ولا بيع عن ذكر الله وإقام الصلاة وإِيتاء الزكاة Men whom neither trade nor sale diverts from the Remembrance of Allah nor from performing Salah nor from giving the Zakah People who do not let the worldly life divert them from their …..

Going Against The Current

March 11, 2017 0

Image credit By Nahla One month in 2013, I attended a da’wah training by a local ustadh. It was quite basic, but still hardcore nonetheless. What we had to do was, at one time, bracing a really strong current at a river and going against it. At the end of …..

Never Lose Hope

February 22, 2017 0

Image credit By Anida Camdzic Never lose hope. When you are going through the toughest moments, there is a way out. It all takes a little patience and sometimes ample time. Life is tough. It drags you down, to get you up. Even toughest moments are precious. They teach you to …..