BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 4 Shaban 1442 Provided you have practiced the previous exercise you will have identified where you need to work on. Today’s task is to write down what you need to do to prepare for Ramadan. Consistency is key – Aim to be consistent. Write what you know you will be consistent in. Don’t enter… Continue reading *#2 Action Plan: Write things you want to do to prepare for this year’s Ramadan.
1 Shaban 1442 Why should you take account of your current state? We should aim to be better after every Ramadan in our lives, as it comes to purify us. Cleanse us. And make us conscious of our relationship with Allah ﷻ. We should use it as an opportunity to review our lives and measure… Continue reading *#1 Action Plan: Take Account of YOUR Current State.
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 5 months ago I wrote about RAMADAN PREP because the Sahabas used to prepare for this auspicious month 6 month in advance. Shaban is upon us (In Islam the day starts after Magrib) which gives us roughly 29/30 days to Ramadan. How well have we prepared? Many people are learning about the merits of… Continue reading Ramadan Prep 1442: A series on Action Plan.
What is your fear and insecurity doing to you? We have/had things we feel insecure about. A major one is the fear of failure. One thing with fears is that it keeps us grounded (in a certain way.) How? You may wonder. We are taught to have fear of Allah. This fear must however be balanced with hope!
What defines you? I have come to realize that it is up we as individuals to choose what defines us. As human beings, we have perceptions of ourselves. How we want to be seen and viewed by the outside world. Many of us have or still define ourselves based on our accomplishment, status, appearance what we do. etc. but now, I choose not to! And I want you to do the same. What happens when we get stripped of the so-called labels we attach to our names? How will you see yourself?
Another #TrueLifeStory to remind you never to trust your abilities. Many of us have gone through the academic phase of life. It is important that we are cautious in our strive to excel. To not lose focus of the real thing. Here's a #TrueLifeStory on detachment!
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM The world we are in treats people based on their intellect. The education system grades is centered on intelligence. Certain professions are attributed to be for only the ‘intelligent’. Being called ‘smart’ ‘sensible’ ‘intelligent’ is something we all crave for, and aspire to have these titles added to our names. But this is a… Continue reading The Most Intelligent of People
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. “And one of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the diversity of your languages and colours. Surely in this are signs for those of ˹sound˺… Continue reading BE YOU
“Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship.” (Qur’an, 2:185) Allah ﷻ has given us the gift of ease in every step of this beautiful religion. Let's have a look at one vital example. A condition of Salah is that a person performs wudu (ablution). Now we know that Tayammum is… Continue reading EASE IN RELIGION/WORSHIP
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 ‘old’ lifestyle and shares how she adapted to the Islamic dress code. Enjoy reading 😊 … Hey there, I’m Eesha.… Continue reading MY JOURNEY TO DRESSING MODEST