Reflections

BE YOU


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM A heart-felt letter to remind you of what matters most. Get in the right mood by being in a comfortable space before reading. โ€œAnd of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the diversity of your languages and your colors. Surely in this are signs for those of knowledge.โ€… Continue reading BE YOU

Modesty, True life stories

MY JOURNEY TO DRESSING MODEST


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM *Dedicated to any sister out there struggling to abide by the Islamic guideline for dress code, read the story of a sister who was once in your shoes. She narrates how she overcame her โ€˜oldโ€™ lifestyle and shares how she adapted to the Islamic dress code. Enjoy reading โ€ฆ Hey there, Iโ€™m Eesha. Iโ€™d… Continue reading MY JOURNEY TO DRESSING MODEST

Allah Loves, Reflections

A BEE OR A FLY?


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Be like a Bee that only lands on sweet things and skips the filthy. Donโ€™t be like the fly that lands on only the wounds. Re-read that quote again and continue. You will notice that the bee sees the filthy but skips it. So, do we as humans. We notice the good and bad… Continue reading A BEE OR A FLY?

Ibadah, Reflections, The nafs

PERSPECTIVE OF A MUSLIM


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Being a Muslim involves looking at the world in a very different way. The Prophet ๏ทบ tells us: โ€˜Wondrous is the affair of the believer for there is good for him in every matter and this is not the case with anyone except the believer. If he is happy, then he thanks Allah and… Continue reading PERSPECTIVE OF A MUSLIM

Allah Loves, Ibadah

ETIQUETTE OF MAKING DUA


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM "And your Lord says. "Call upon Me; I will respond to you." Indeed, those who disdain My worship will enter hell [rendered] contemptible." (Ghafir, 40:60) "And to Allah belong the best names, so invoke Him by them" (Al-A'raf, 7:180) Allahโ€™s Messenger (๏ทบ) said: โ€œDuโ€™ฤ (supplication) is worship. Your Lord stated: โ€˜Supplicate to Me and I will… Continue reading ETIQUETTE OF MAKING DUA

Allah Loves, Ibadah

RAMADAN PREP 1442/2021


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Ramadan is an important month in the Islamic calendar. It is a month of mandatory fasting โ€œO you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.โ€ (Al-Baqarah, 2:183) Fasting in this month is one of the articles of Islam. Read more… Continue reading RAMADAN PREP 1442/2021

Allah Loves, Ibadah

BARAKAH ACTIONS


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Barakah means blessing. Barakah comes from Allah ย ุนูŽุฒูŽู‘ ูˆูŽุฌูŽู„ูŽู‘. With blessings we are able to manage time efficiently, more productive and feel a sense of satisfaction in our life. With Barakah there is GROWTH AND INCREASE beyond expectation ((Khayr) moreย goodness with less). It also comes with a sense of CONTINUITY - the thing may… Continue reading BARAKAH ACTIONS

Ibadah

A promise from Allah


A promise from Allah: giving up something for His sake! The Prophet, ๏ทบ said, โ€œVerily, you will never leave anything for the sake of Allah Almighty but that Allah will replace it with something better.โ€ (Ahmad) This is a guaranteed promise ๐Ÿ’ซ from Allah ุณูุจู’ุญูŽุงู†ูŽู‡ู ูˆูŽุชูŽุนูŽุงู„ูŽู‰ูฐ! Give up something for the sake of Allah ย ุณูุจู’ุญูŽุงู†ูŽู‡ู… Continue reading A promise from Allah

Ibadah, Reflections

WHAT IS YOUR EXCUSE?


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Please take time to watch the short video before reading and when youโ€™re done keep on reading. The video is just 30 seconds long. https://youtu.be/Wh0PHLppHas Blind man reciting the Quran with brail. Now that youโ€™re done watching, keep on reading I came across this video and it was really touching. It made me reflect… Continue reading WHAT IS YOUR EXCUSE?

True life stories

DUA OF AN OPPRESSED


This post explores a true life story of sister Bee who made a dua against her oppressor. Indeed the Prophet ๏ทบ informs us to 'beware of the supplication of the oppressed, for there is no barrier between it and Allah'. At the end of narrating the story Azeezat highlights what she learnt from it. Join the conversation by reading and sharing your thoughts on the story. Do you think sister Bee was right in making this dua?