Posts Tagged ‘knowledge’

What’s Moving You?

11
What’s Moving You?

In our times, it’s ingrained in our society to follow this celebrity, do what your friends are doing, eat this, wear that, and so on. We have to stop and analyze ourselves. Do you pray on time or watch the latest episode of the newest TV show? Do you wear hijab now or dress up for non-mahrams, saying this command can wait? Do you use vulgar language because all the cool kids do it? Who is guiding you to the decisions you make?

Continue Reading

Beacons of Light

14
Beacons of Light

In the time of ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattab, radiAllahu anhu, the second Khalifah, it was mandatory upon all the young girls to learn Surat an-Noor. From the beauty of this Surah is that it begins with, “[This is] a surah which We have sent down and made [that within it] obligatory and revealed therein verses of clear evidence that you might remember” [Surat an-Noor: 1].

Continue Reading

Kid in a Candy Shop: Support, Knowledge and Hijab

10
Kid in a Candy Shop: Support, Knowledge and Hijab

My journey of Hijab began early in life. I was 12 and in the seventh grade when I first observed full Hijab. My mother always encouraged me to cover even before that. She would say in the sweetest way ‘you are growing now, you have to start dressing more modestly; you have to start wearing Hijab. (Back then I understood Hijab to mean only the scarf.) This might seem like a very young age, but after reading later in life I found out a Muslim woman should start to observe Hijab when she hits puberty. So in fact it was the perfect age!

Continue Reading

Pass on Knowledge

10
Pass on Knowledge

Everyone has to do their part. Are you doing yours?

Continue Reading