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The Perfect Home

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The Perfect Home

But what about our actual permanent home, the one in the akhira? How often do I sit and ponder about what I want it to look like and how I want it to be? How much effort do I put into making that home just right?

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Why Men Don’t Wear Hijab

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Why Men Don’t Wear Hijab

It’s a warm sunny day at the park. You see a woman clad from head to foot, only her eyes and hands visible, carrying watermelon to her young child. You can’t imagine how she does it, how intense it must be boiling beneath that fabric. Wouldn’t she like to dress freely and comfortably like the man next to her, in a short sleeve T-shirt and shorts? Why is that men are not required to cover themselves as extensively as women have to in Islam? If Muslim men and women were truly equal, then why does this apparent disparity exist?

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Pieces of Me for My Daughter

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Pieces of Me for My Daughter

My love, know that your hijab is your armor, cherish it. Know that Allah never lets the efforts of His slaves go to waste, so be steadfast so that His everlasting mercy shall be yours, inshaAllah. Have the full conviction that you are beautiful; never doubt that, for you are a creation of Allah subhana wa ta’la.

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A Moment

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This Thing On My Head

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This Thing On My Head

You see that thing on my head?
What is that? A hijab? A headscarf? A towel?
It doesn’t matter what you call it, because it’s just a word,
And you’re just a face that I probably will never see again.

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