By Niqabi Swag Girl I checked my blinking phone to see whose text message it is: “Reunion of Class of 2013 of ABC department of XYZ University at ChinaTown this Sunday…” Boy! They did it again! Oh yes, come Ramadan and there’s a deluge of invitations of iftaar parties and reunions and meet-those-friends-that-you-did-not-meet-the-whole-year-so-you-can-have-some-juicy-gossip-that-will-last-a-year. And why... 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 →
A Different Perspective
Bismillah, Ramadan has begun and we all know that: “When the month of Ramadan (begins) the gates of mercy are opened, and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained.” (Muslim:2496) All of us talk about Ramadan preparation and the bounties plus the reward of Ramadan which is good. But today, I... Continue Reading →
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