Posts Tagged ‘mother’

Start Young

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Start Young

I have come across many people who cannot comprehend why anybody would want to embrace hijab whilst they are young. By young, I mean late teens and early twenties. While, I would confidently say that it is those very years that hijab would probably most benefit us, I would go as far as to say that it is vital as well.

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For My Daughter

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For My Daughter

I want my daughter to know that we worship none but Allah and seek only His approval. I bow before Allah and I hope that one day my daughter will do the same, insha’Allah.

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The Little Moon’s Reflection

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The Little Moon’s Reflection

Maimuna stood there quietly memorizing me as I pinned my hijab beneath my chin and wrapped a piece of the blue material around my neck and tied it into a knot on the side. She left the room while I gathered diapers and sweaters to put in the diaper bag; we were getting ready to go visit a friend that evening.

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The Privilege Inside Me

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The Privilege Inside Me

But now, by the grace and mercy of Allah ta’ala, I understand the strength that my Lord has bestowed upon me, because He has granted me the opportunity and the privilege of carrying a child. This is a privilege that no man can ever have, because I truly believe no man is strong enough to fulfill this task.

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Ya Ummi: She Won’t Understand

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Ya Ummi: She Won’t Understand

Ya Ummi,

I belong to a cultural Muslim family, and about a month ago I decided to wear the hijab. When I started, my father was pleased with my decision but my mother didn’t take it too well.

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