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Stories of Solace: Searching For Freedom

Stories of Solace: Searching For Freedom

 By Sadeemka. Like many of us I’ve grown up in a society full of expectations. It started from home. Being part of a nerdy family, obtaining the best grades at school become as obvious as the air you breathe. If it was a norm for your parents to be the best pupil in...

Stories of Solace: Channelling The Pain

Stories of Solace: Channelling The Pain

By Calisha Bennet Has someone ever hurt you so bad and you never even saw it coming? Had you invested all of your trust in them and they betrayed you? You loved them so deeply and they didn’t return the same level of love? We’ve all likely experienced a situation of...

Stories of Solace: The Land of Barakah

Stories of Solace: The Land of Barakah

By: Jessica Daqamsseh I remember the soft breeze welcoming the early light of day. The adhan beckoning believers to worship. My balcony overlooking an assortment of blessings—olive, fig, lemon, and pomegranate trees nestled near grape vines. The precious silence which...

The Silent Struggle: Living with Pain

The Silent Struggle: Living with Pain

By Umm Sumayyah “Everyone upon the earth will perish, And there will remain the Face of your Lord, Owner of Majesty and Honour So which of the favours of your Lord would you deny?” ( al Qur’an, 55:26-28) Is there anything in this world that lasts...

The Silent Struggle: Comfort Eating

The Silent Struggle: Comfort Eating

By Meru Hussain My favourite story from childhood was ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ –  A story of a creature who satisfies his every desire before blooming into a beautiful butterfly, devouring everything from apples to ice-creams. I wanted to be that...

The Silent Struggle: Time Management

The Silent Struggle: Time Management

By Crystal Daulton Between housework, family, and job obligations, where do we find time to worship Allah? How do we complete our responsibilities in the dunya without compromising our place in Jannah? By what method do we gain time management? When in doubt we should...

The Silent Struggle: Living with PCOS

The Silent Struggle: Living with PCOS

By Chelsea Lynn PCOS, which stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is a common disorder that effects 10-20% of women. Because it characterized by an excess of male hormones, it comes with a myriad of symptoms, like weight gain, weight loss resistance, irregular or...

A Silent Struggle: Who Cares?

A Silent Struggle: Who Cares?

By Sheena Hussain Who  Cares? I do, I Care! Alhamdulillah, and it is one of the most rewarding things we can do during our life time. Allah, the Most High teaches us that to care for the elderly and sick is one of the greatest acts dearest to Him, not to mention the...

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