Thinking Cap

Fitting In

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Fitting In

The excuse goes something like this: “I don’t wear hijab because I’m afraid I won’t fit in. I love my religion, I just don’t want to be different from everybody.” The answer goes something like this:

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Saving Ourselves

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Saving Ourselves

When people talk about the blessing of hijab, they also mention it as a means of protection from men, harassment, and so on. I agree, those are great blessings, alhamdulillah. But, what about protection from ourselves? What do I mean by that? I mean protection from the ways of women.

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The Elusive “Why?”

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The Elusive “Why?”

This infamous question always manages to come up. Sisters cower and cringe. Some hang their heads in shame. Others become defiant. Others yet, accusing and some, sad. So, what is this question? Are you ready for it? It is…

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