Posts Tagged ‘hijab’

Jewel Enveloped

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Jewel Enveloped

It’s the way hijab makes so many Muslim women feel. Alhamdu-lillah who guided us to this, and we never could have been guided had Allah not guided us.

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On the Road

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On the Road

Today I got onto a Greyhound bus to take a four hour trip to Toronto. It was time for Asr and I had no option other than to pray at the back of the bus. I had no idea what to do and seeing as there was barely any room on the bus, I started my struggle with the Shaytan. Excuses and reasons for my not being able to pray just kept coming to mind.

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Rainbows Do Appear

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Rainbows Do Appear

In light of all the negative media attention surrounding hijab recently, I wanted to write about a wonderful experience I was so fortunate to encounter. It was an encounter involving a “non-Muslim hijabi” and me: During MSA week at my University, I was approached by the Ameer of the MSA and a girl whom I didn’t know. I quickly recognized her as one of the student government candidates, as I’d seen her picture all around campus weeks before. The brother asked if I could teach her how to wear hijab.

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