Ramadan Confession #1: Why I don’t stop using social media in Ramadan

By Fatima Asad “I can’t see the moon, Mommy!” A frustrated 6 year old tugged on my dress as she jumped up and down, eagerly trying to spy the Ramadan moon behind the infamous Beijing skyscrapers. Ding. Ding. Ding.  As predictable as iftaar pakoras, my phone started celebrating the new moon before us. “Oh, I... Continue Reading →

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My Ramadan Diary: What will the People Say?

By Umm Ibrahim "Log kia kahein gy?" "Log kia kahein gy?" - this has probably killed more dreams and good intentions than any other thought. As Ramadan softens our hearts and shakes our conscience, we dream of becoming better people, we make good, honest intentions, but often the fear of people stops us from forging... Continue Reading →

Chapter 20: The Waning Dusk (series)

Myth: Imaan is in the heart Do people think that they will be left (at ease) only on their saying, “We believe” and will not be put to any test? (29:2) There are a few surahs in the Quran that have a very powerful opening. No intro, down-to-the-point-bleeding kind of opening that either makes you... 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 →

Ramadan Dip

By Nasser Ijaz Moghal There was this guy in a wheel chair who wanted to make a statement that even people in wheel chairs are capable. So he decided to enter into a marathon. He noticed something very interesting about the race that he was running. He noticed that there were many people at the... Continue Reading →

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