Posts Tagged ‘role models’

I See, I Do

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I See, I Do

Childhood experiences often have a lasting impact on us, even if we don’t understand the significance of these events until we are much older. In some cases, our relished childhood can help us figure out the role we play in the community.

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It Depends On Where You Sit

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It Depends On Where You Sit

I recently was at an Islamic event in an unfamiliar city and was in need of a ride back to where I was staying. By chance, I found a really sweet sister who was willing to drop me off.

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Through Another’s Eyes

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Through Another’s Eyes

It’s easy to point out the weakness in others, especially a physical weakness that is very apparent, like a girl who hasn’t put on the hijab yet, but it’s a lot more difficult to look at our own faults and notice the mistakes in our attitude and actions.

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Enjoining the Right

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Enjoining the Right

As a young Muslimah in the West, I grew up learning about hijab. I learnt its importance, its benefits, and and the reasons why our Lord the Most High wants women of all ages to adhere to this one simple rule. I also learnt a very important distinction: between that of an inner hijab and an outer hijab.

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Ambassadors of Peace

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Ambassadors of Peace

Allah subhanu wa ta’ala has given us, the women, the most beautiful right – our hijab. And when we have pinned our hijab and walk out the frontdoor, we need to remember who we are – all the time.

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