Responsibility: The Islamic Perspective

By Sidra Adil Responsibility and Accountability Spectrum In Islam, belief in the Day of Judgement is one of the six articles of faith and is pivotal to the Islamic concept of accountability. The present life in this world is not the goal and it is the hereafter that is the focus. This means that Muslims... Continue Reading →

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The Muslim Mama’s Quick Guide to Goal Planning (without losing your sanity)

By Fatima Asad If you’re like me, you despise seeing those tacky New Year’s resolution jokes on your newsfeed.  This one really irks my soul: “My New Year’s resolution is to follow through with my last year’s resolutions.”  Another one that sadly represents the majority of wishful go-getters is: “Thanks for not laughing at my... Continue Reading →

Story of a Revert Muslimah

YOUTH CLUB: Asalamualaikum, welcome to Islam, sister — may you introduce yourself? REVERT SISTER: Walaikumasalam, thank you.  My name is Samiha. I was raised in Germany but I am originally from Hong Kong. I became Muslim in 2011 while I was a university student in the UK. I have, therefore, been Muslim for 6 years,... Continue Reading →

Jazz, Jinns and Diamonds- John Fontain’s Story

Guest writer Sara Ahmed pens down the inspiring story of John Fontain, as heard from him at the WOC 2014 event:'Story Night with the Stars'. John Fontain was born in a working-class Christian family in Manchester.  As a young boy, he would always make an intention in Church that he was praying to God alone,... Continue Reading →

Hijab

Assalam o Alaikum (May Peace be with you all)! This blog post of mine revolves around Hijab, all about Hijab!  WHAT IS HIJAB? Literally the Arabic word Hijab means “Screen" or "Curtain” and so its purpose is to shield. Hijab is generally taken as a piece of cloth used by Muslim women to cover their... Continue Reading →

The Blessing Called Wudu

There are some moments in life that touch you forever! They make your heart thump loudly with ecstasy and excitement... And you want to live that moment and do not want it to end, ever! I live such moments about five times a day. When the first drop of water touches my hand, I feel... Continue Reading →

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