Posts Tagged ‘prayer’

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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Prayer: The Key

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Prayer: The Key

The Prophet salla Allahu alayhi wasallam said, “The first act that the slave will be accountable for on the Day of Judgement will be salah. If it is good, then the rest of his acts will be good. And if it is evil, then the rest of his acts will be evil.” [as-Silsilah as-Saheehah]

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I Wore My Best Hijab Today

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I Wore My Best Hijab Today

I wore my best hijab last night, a beautiful, shiny hijab with bright embroidery and sequins. I never wear bright scarves when I go out. I try for dull, matte colors – usually black, if I’m being honest – to match the black abayas I wear. I don’t want to look bad when I go out, but I don’t want to look particularly attractive or decorated when I’m outside my home either.

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