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To Wear or Not to Wear?

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To Wear or Not to Wear?

When I first started covering, I just wanted to do it so badly that I couldn’t hold it off any longer. In fact, I hadn’t planned anything at all.

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Showing Gratitude

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Showing Gratitude

In the midst of routine and daily tasks, there are moments when we suddenly attain what we have wanted for so long. And when we receive that beautiful result, it’s as if everything else has stopped for the time being and we feel an overwhelming emotion of happiness and contentment.

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When Fasting Becomes a Chore

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When Fasting Becomes a Chore

I click lazily at yet another Ramadan article in my inbox. It would have been a good read – except that I’ve already come across quite a few articles in the same vein. An all-consuming yawn almost knocks the computer backward, and I look wearily at the clock. Sigh. Still some eight hours to go before Maghrib.

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Beginnings New

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Beginnings New

Alhumdulillahi Rabbil ‘Aalameen, it is that time of the year again. When nights brim with serenity, intimate worship and du’as, while days overflow with struggle and patience. When hearts are softer and resolves are harder; when good deeds are easier and sins are difficult.

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Sister Nadia – The Smiling Pearl

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Sister Nadia – The Smiling Pearl

Everything about her was beautiful. Her face shone as did her character and persona, the way she walked, talked and mostly – her smile.

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