Ramadan Reflections 2019: Asking Allah (SWT)

By Haniya Hasan. As of tonight, the first 10 days of Ramadan have passed already and this kind of makes me wish that time stood still in Ramadan. I love this time of the year when everyone is engrossed in prayer and reflection; when the air is thick with the remembrance of Allah. In Ramadan,... Continue Reading →

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Ramadan Journaling: A Colourful Guide!

By Sara Ahmed. Realising that this may potentially be my last free Ramadan before I get caught up in the whirlwind of a medical house-job and other ‘adulting’ responsibilities, I’ve put in more effort than ever to plan it out. I’ve always been big on pretty stationery and planning gear but if you aren’t -... Continue Reading →

Choose your friends wisely.

By Hareem Fatima Abu Huraira (R.A) narrated: Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said:  “Man is upon the religion of their friend, so every one of among you should look upon his friend.” (Sunan al-Tirmidhi, 2378). What does this tell us? 3 things immediately come to mind: 1. Our friend circle is usually made up of like-minded people... Continue Reading →

Part 2: Do you fear death?

By Maria Javaid. This is a two-part series on the concept of death. This is the second part. Check out Part One here! Having understood that death is an inevitability, what can we do to challenge the notion of death to lead a successful Muslim life? Make peace with death Although no one can have... Continue Reading →

Do you fear death?

By Maria Javaid. This is a two-part series on the concept of death. This is the first part. Check out Part Two here! Death: the destroyer of pleasures; the inevitable end. There comes a time in life where we realize that death is an inescapable reality. This realization strikes some when they are still young... Continue Reading →

Trust in Allah (SWT)

By Minahil Hasan Trust in Allah (SWT): A Lesson from Hajrah (AS)’s Story. She couldn’t believe the sight in front of her. A stream of fresh water was gushing from the ground where she had laid her baby.  Just the thing she was looking for! [Some time ago] He had brought his wife and only... Continue Reading →

‘Remember them, for they are alive.’

I am numb with pain; with this feeling of tremendous loss; with this feeling of utter helplessness; with shock and indignation that the we allowed this to happen. We all played a part. We stood silent in the face of past acts of hatred and violence. We did not mobilize to help those of our... Continue Reading →

Love is All Around Us…365 Days a Year.

By Zainab Umm Sakeenah. I know what you’re expecting. Another cliché article about why Valentine’s Day is haram, the same tired tropes and tribulations every year – it gets boring. So in the spirit of doing something different, let's look at what makes a marriage in Islam super awesome! When we look at marriage in... Continue Reading →

3 Lessons from YC’s LOST workshop

By Minahil Hasan. LOST. When I saw the ad for the first time, the title caught my eye. But I wasn’t sure which way Speaker Raja Zia Ul Haq (CEO, Youth Club) would take this topic. Would it just be an admonishing sermon, or would it be so dry to warrant a speedy exit from... Continue Reading →

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