Posts Tagged ‘prayer’

Perfect your 5

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Perfect your 5

My story may relate to many people because my search for answers is also someone else’s. This semester at my university has taught me very important lessons, and I wanted to share my thoughts on this subject of how I came to wear the hijab. I hope my words don’t offend anyone in any way, but I wish the readers to take me sincerely and to hear me out.

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A Stolen Glance

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A Stolen Glance

A stolen glance,
A flicker of the eyes,
A gaze upheld
When better it is to be blind.

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One Warm Summer Night

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One Warm Summer Night

It was a warm summer night. Sweat trickled down our backs as we climbed the stairs to the roof of the two story bungalow. It seemed barren. The boundaries were antique with intricate carving; they were old but sturdy, a witness to all the conversations ever to have occurred in their vicinity. How many boys and girls must have played there, how many arguments must have surfaced, how many deaths grieved. Who knew the secrets this ancient place withheld?

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No Breaks from Ramadan

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No Breaks from Ramadan

Just remember that there is a lot that can be done when you cannot pray and fast. All you have to do is make an effort to stay connected with Allah ta’ala and insha’Allah, He will help you. You just need to make the intention.

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What Have I Done for Allah?

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What Have I Done for Allah?

My decision to wear hijab was a quick one. A sudden one. One that could only have been decided for me.

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