We need to remember why we dress modestly and for whom.
As Muslims, the term “modest fashion” is not one that is new to our ears having to constantly struggle to maintain the modesty that is required in our dressing at the same time also not sacrificing the ‘fashion’ aspect. Continue reading “Ticket to Jannah”
I am an African, which is what I identify with and would like to be labeled as such.
A Question of Identity
Identity and Labels; Here’s my understanding. Identity is what you associate yourself with being while a label is what you get tagged as by others using certain criteria. Continue reading “My African Self”
It is a well wish and prayer to the person you’re sending it to.
What’s in a salaam?
Are you the kind of person who smiles at strangers passing by? Always give a howdy to?
Continue reading “Salaam”
The Forty Rules of Love- Elif Shafak
Rumi, a name I had heard of but
Continue reading “What We’re…..Reading”
‘Do not touch guys’. This is a warning that
Continue reading “The Extra Mile.”
On the subject of the “oppressed” muslim female
One of the many arguments people use when they are trying to discredit Islam is the “role of women” and the “oppressive” nature the religion has towards them and more. As Muslims, we all know this isn’t true. We know how
Continue reading “Besmirching their Creator’s Beauty”
The last ten days of Ramadhan. Holier and most glorious than all. Supplication and repentance fill the air. No better time to perform I’tikaaf, staying in a mosque, devoting oneself to ibadah and staying away from worldly affairs. I could try to talk about it, what goes through ones head, what it means, but I find poetry paints a better picture .
Six feet by three. Such is my world Continue reading “Six Feet By Three “