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Kiss From a Stranger

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Kiss From a Stranger

I had been sitting there for over four hours. My back was aching since I hadn’t changed positions in that uncomfortable little chair, and I was debating whether I could wait much longer before my legs forgot how to function. I had been waiting in the hospital for my mother’s medical procedure to finish, but I myself was a bit delusional as I was quite unwell at the time and was absolutely clueless about how much longer I would be sitting there.

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The Way Out

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Adorn Knowledge with Action

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Adorn Knowledge with Action

We may have been filling our bookshelves and computers with whatever Islamic knowledge that we come across. But the question is how much of it are we really implementing?

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Carpe Noctem

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Carpe Noctem

We want to wear hijab, or pray more. We want to mend a broken heart or get into a certain school. We want guidance in our decision to wear the abayah or niqab. We want our kids to grow to be pious Muslims. We say we want Allah’s mercy and forgiveness. We say we want a lot of things, but that’s precisely the problem. Our words become a vacuum that leave nothing but tarnished dreams and unfulfilled actions in our midst. Shaykh Yasir Qadhi once said, “If you want something in your life and you aren’t praying tahajud for it then in reality you don’t really want it”. So, where are we in those crucial hours before dawn?

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But No One Can See What’s Underneath!

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But No One Can See What’s Underneath!

From My Sisters’ Lips by Na’ima B. Robert is one of my favourite books. It’s a book that I can very much relate to and one that I often read despite the amount of times I’ve read it. One term that Na’ima coined in this book was “NMT New Muslim Tramp Syndrome.”

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