Stories & Articles

A Friend’s Correspondence: If Ever a Heart Could Fly

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A Friend’s Correspondence: If Ever a Heart Could Fly

What do you see when you look back on your youth? Are any of your memories recorded? The following submission from F—– (she asked that we keep her and her friends’ names anonymous) is a relic of her sixteen year-old self. It is a study of youth and friendship, of language and writing, and a tribute to the love of hijab…

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A Blessing From Day One

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A Blessing From Day One

As my term as the Student Trustee for our public school board came to an end, I looked back on how exactly I got this position. The announcement was made that anyone interested should go ahead and apply. I don’t know what pushed me to do it, but I decided, why not, I’ll give it a shot insha’Allah. I submitted the application, and a week or so later, we were all called in for interviews. I had just begun wearing abayas full time a few months before. As my interview got closer and closer, I got more and more nervous. The fellow we call Shaytaan had a fun time messing with my mind.

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Exactly What Happened and More

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Exactly What Happened and More

Guest writer Safiyyah Surtee describes what happened when she decided to practice hijab. As with anything we do for the sake of Allah, the results are not only what we expect, but so much more.

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The Life of A Hijabi

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The Life of A Hijabi

Hijabiology, or the study of life in Hijab, is an intriguing science. It involves humorous encounters and humbling experiences in the life of a Hijabi, and we present you with a few of these stories here.

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Why Hijab?

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Why Hijab?

It’s the old and oft-repeated question of “Why?” Why, when there is so much else to talk about? Why, when there so many other crucial aspects to Islam? Why, when there are whole pillars, at the very center of religion, that go neglected? Why: why the emphasis on hijab?

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