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The Light Of The First Fast

The Light Of The First Fast

By Aditi As Ramadan slowly approached I sat at a loss contemplating this new journey and experience.  Constant thoughts and fears arising in my mind, “How will I make this experience perfect?” “Will I fail ?” and “How will I know if...

Servitude in Solitude: Loneliness During Ramadan

Servitude in Solitude: Loneliness During Ramadan

By Zeinab, London. Ramadan, a month that has been away from the Ummah for an entire year, is finally upon us again. A blessed time to armour our iman with increased acts of worship and consolidate our devotion to Allah, the entire Muslim world opens its arms to...

Top Tips For A First Ramadan

Top Tips For A First Ramadan

By Iman “O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous” — Surat Al-Baqarah 2:183 Ramadan is a special time for all Muslims. It is during this month that the holy Quran was...

Making The Most Of Sha’ban

Making The Most Of Sha’ban

By Fatna The month of Sha’ban is upon us. This is a month hailed by scholars as a fundamental time for sowing the seeds of pious toil that we can then hope to harvest during the most important month of the Hijri calendar: Ramadan. Despite its importance,...

Orphaned By Accepting Islam

Orphaned By Accepting Islam

‘I can’t even look at you anymore!’ Preeti’s face crumbled at these words.  Was that really her father? Her beloved father who she had only ever known as gentle and loving.  She recalled that time when the family visited the lavender fields and as they walked...

Searching For Light Amidst The Darkness

Searching For Light Amidst The Darkness

She grew up in a landscape adorned with natural beauty and the artistry of men who constructed huge monuments of the Catholic tradition: looming cathedrals that basked in the Spanish heat.  But she also grew up in a land where the call to prayer...

Impact Report 2022

Impact Report 2022

To the beautiful community supporting Muslim women beyond the shahadah, before we enter the blessed month of Ramadan once again, we are reflecting on the impact we’ve made together.

Letter From The CEO: January 2023

To the Solace Community: Assalamu alaikum dear Brothers and Sisters, I pray this newsletter, for the last quarter of 2022, finds you and your loved ones in good health and strong faith. Ameen. I cannot believe I am writing this on the last day of January...