Ramadan Challenge: Serve Your Family Happily!

By Fatima Asad I’m going to be honest here.  The title of this article makes you think that I was the perfect daughter who awaited my Abu’s call for the next cup of tea or happily washed all the dishes before Mama told me to, a few (billion) times.  Now, in the role of a... Continue Reading →

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Chapter 26: The Waning Dusk (series)

In a session with a scholar, he pointed out something that I had never thought of before. And this probably why I like listening to different speakers because they always offer a fresh perspective on “stuff we’ve heard so much about”. Addressing all the volunteers, he said, “Allah chose you. Just like He selectively chose... Continue Reading →

Chapter 10: The Waning Dusk (series)

I don't know about you, but I want to go go back in time every time I read about the battles in seerah. Maybe it's the companions' undying support, martyrdom, glad-tidings or pretty much everything that gets me high reading about Badar, Uhud, Battle of the Trench... I also wonder if I would've accepted Islam had I been born... Continue Reading →

Sacrifice, Sacrifice- Why bother?

Did you hear-? With the hundreds of popular ‘styles’ doing their rounds amongst us, be it in dress or living, the one quickly going out of fashion from our circles is the Sunnah style. We were to love him, Muhammad sallallaahu ‘alaihi wassalam, more than our family and sons, yet today we hardly know him...... Continue Reading →

Sacrifice Lovingly

By Umm 'Aisha Bismillah hir Rahman nir Raheem Scene 1: Younger Sister: Baji! Do you truly love me? Elder Sister: Of course I do! You need something again?!! Younger Sister: Yeah, that pink dress?? Elder Sister: Noooo! Not that one. Take the other one I bought last week. Scene 2: Husband: You know I value... Continue Reading →

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