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Muslim Girl: My Inner Struggle for Hijab

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Muslim Girl: My Inner Struggle for Hijab

As far back as I can remember, I always knew I had to wear the hijab and that one day, I eventually would. But every time I thought about it, something would always hold me back from fulfilling this requirement that came with my religion. A queasy sort of feeling that started in my throat and made its way down to my stomach.

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Ya Ummi: In Need of Du’aa

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Ya Ummi: In Need of Du’aa

None of us know if we’ll be upon guidance or misguidance during the next day or in the next moment. We ask Allah to protect us all, and to keep us firm upon the path. We received the following request about one of our sisters — please make du’aa for her:

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Why Do Women Have To?

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Why Do Women Have To?

“Given my privilege as a woman, I only degrade myself by trying to be something I’m not–and in all honesty–don’t want to be: a man. As women, we will never reach true liberation until we stop trying to mimic men, and value the beauty in our own God-given distinctiveness.”

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The Extent of Our Deeds: Giving Back to Imam Siraj Wahhaj

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The Extent of Our Deeds: Giving Back to Imam Siraj Wahhaj

Imam Siraj Wahhaj is sick, and in need of our help. No words can truly verbalize what Imam Siraj means to the North American community, or what he has done for Muslims living in the West. So instead, we leave you with some inspiration from the Imam himself:

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Lifting Weights

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Lifting Weights

… I was amazed at how quickly my friend recognized the shirt was not covering me in terms of what is properly required in Islam. I had known that she understood the terms of hijab, but I did not think she would immediately recognize the shirt was not covering me properly…

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