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 …

Are you seeking the light?

Bismillah, How are you my dear sister? Alhamdulillah, lately, I have been in awe of the name of Allah An Nur and the question I am asking myself now is: “How am I seeking the Nur of Allah in my daily activities?”. This is a vital question to reflect on and answer right now because: …

The difference between being busy and being efficient…

Bismillah We always say “I am too busy” but have we paused to think and ask ourselves if we are busy with the right things? Are we busy doing something and nothing at the same time?! I mean, are we busy doing things that in the long run will not make a difference in our …

Be patient when planting the seeds of Akhirah!

Bismillah! How are you dear sisters? I have missed posting on this platform. I took a quick break from writing because of some health issues I was dealing with. I am now recovering from it all Alhamdulillah. Part of recovery for me when dealing with a difficult situation is to write, reflect and learn from …