By Fiza Khan Today was one of those days when I really....I mean reallyyyy....felt drained out by fasting. As I walked back home from the bus stop, in the peak heat of noon, all I could think of was, 'Water. Water. Water.' As I came closer to home, I heard myself saying 'Alhamdulillah' out loud.... Continue Reading →
Chapter 3: The Waning Dusk (series)
Myth: Can’t handle it. Take this-- if you have been whining about your growling stomach or super-conscious about your dry throat. “Allâh burdens not a person beyond his scope." (02:286) The verse is deep even in its literal translation with many implications. Every nafs (self) has its own capacity and every nafs will be burdened and... Continue Reading →
To starve or not to starve- Ramadan 2014!
By Umme Aisha It’s almost Ramadan! Just a few hours to go, inshaAllah. This is the one time of the year where most Muslims readily sacrifice both food and the immediate gratification of their desires. It’s a month that when it leaves, it leaves us feeling sad and gloomy. Despite it being the favorite month... Continue Reading →
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