Turning a ‘negative’ situation around

بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم Alhamdulillah continuing on the same thread of realistic positivity, we previously touched on, (click on this link for previous post) today, we will look at different ways we can actually turn what we consider a negative situation into a more beneficial one by looking at it from a different angle, an …

Islamic Gratitude vs Toxic positivity

بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم I recently read an article on toxic positivity which basically is referring to the denial of reality, the denial of the fact that in this life there is pain, there is grief, there is loss, disappointment, sadness etc.. Click on this link for more https://apple.news/ArqTxC03PTDyaaSfW6Xx6Ug. I wanted to share my thoughts …

The Must Do’s during the day of Arafat

بِسْمِ الله الرَّحْمانِ الرَّحِيمِ Alhamdulillah for these best days! In Shaa ALLAH many of us will be blessed to witness the day of Arafat tomorrow. May Allah make us among them. Aameen. A day filled with blessings and Barakah and though we have not been chosen to be at Hajj this year, we can still …

Are we being deprived?

بِسْمِ الله الرَّحْمانِ الرَّحِيمِ Alhamdulillah we are in the blessed days of Dhul Hijjah, the best days of the year!!! Many posts are published about what we could be doing, reminders about the takbirat are posted and forwarded yet some people don’t even know about these days and they are Muslims. I was talking to …

How my baking (a banana nut bread) reminded me of the importance of following Qur’an and Sunnah.

بِسْمِ الله الرَّحْمانِ الرَّحِيمِ Dear sis’ let me quickly confess that I don’t bake. I can’t recall the last time I baked something… that is before my recent experience with the banana nut bread. I was taking a course on the Ta’leem of Qur’an and many of the sessions discussed the importance of blessings and …

Tips on finishing strong 💪🏽

Tips on Finishing Strong! Bismillah,Allah Azza Wajal told us in surah Baqarah in  Ayaat 183 and 184 about fasting for “Ayaaman Ma’doodat” ( A fixed number of days). Today I am reminded of how quickly this fixed number of days is going by. Subhannallah in about three or four days, we enter the 20th night in shaa Allah. …

Warnings are signs of His Rahma/Mercy Love and Care

Warnings in the Qur’an are actually showing Allah Azza Wajal’s Mercy and care for us. He really does not have to give any warnings right? Sister Taymiyyah in her tafsir of ayah 6 of suratul Baqarah said that if you see a child with dirty hands about to eat and you warn him or her …

Three reasons why you should enact your Ramadan goals now!

Bismillah! Are you excited about Ramadan being around the corner! May Allah give us Ramadan Aameen! I know there are a LOT of webinars, blogs, and videos on preparing for Ramadan and I am really glad about it because it shows that we value Ramadan. When you expect an important guest, do you just wait …