By Hania Faheem A walk along the beach. Nothing new, nothing grand. Just an ordinary, mundane gesture. As water began to touch my feet, I turned around and saw the subtle trail my footsteps had made in the sand. And that's when I noticed: the trail wasn't exactly a horizontal line from the shore to... Continue Reading →
By Nasser Ijaz Moghal Ramadan is here and you want to make the best out of it. When you think of Ramadan nights you think of Taraweeh and Laylatul Qadr. They were MIA throughout the year but lo and behold they too come to pray taraweeh and then it’s like see you next year. The biggest regret that 90% of the Muslims have... Continue Reading →
Chapter 24: The Waning Dusk (series)
Myth: Allah is going to write me off. Don’t confuse what people think of you with what Allah thinks of you. We are usually one of the two types of sinners. We either take it all very lightly and shrug it off thinking no harm done; or we can’t forgive ourselves for the awful sins... Continue Reading →
Chapter 21: The Waning Dusk (series)
Myth: It's all Yahudi saazish Yes, stuff and bother. But Allah is the best of Planners. With Allah’s help. He helps whomsoever He wills. And He is the Mighty, the Very-Merciful. It is a promise from Allah. Allah does not fail in His promise, but most of the people do not know. (30:5-6) Will our glorious days... Continue Reading →
My Ramadan Diary: All you could ask for!
By Umm Ibrahim “Verily your Lord is Generous and Shy. If His servant raises his hands to Him (in supplication) He becomes shy to return them empty” (Ahmad, Abu Dawood, Tirmidhi) Two Ramadans back, someone advised me to make a Dua List for Ramadan. Always a fan of making lists, I sat down and... Continue Reading →
#DestinationJannah (Aug-Sep ’13)
Join the campaign. Aug 15th till Sep 15th: #DestinationJannah Ramadan's gone and most of us are struggling to maintain that spiritual high. It was easy in Ramadan to fast all day and stand in prayer all night, but how many of us have continued that practice all through Shawwaal? How many of us have continued... Continue Reading →
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