Belief

  • Jul 15th '19

    Connecting To The Divine: Al-Wadood-The Loving

    By Calisha Bennet When you think of Allah SWT, do you think of Him in terms of His Might and Power, His anger and His threat of punishment? Do you think of Him in His eternal vastness, unlimited knowledge and magnificent power? Or do you think of ...

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  • Jul 8th '19

    Connecting To The Divine: Al-Muhaymin, The Protector

    By Aliya Vaughan When I first embraced Islam I was studying for my master’s degree. My accommodation was just a short walk to the university which was very convenient for me. However, one night I needed to work late as I was working to a deadlin...

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  • Jun 10th '19

    There Is Only One Light – An-Noor

    By Zaynab Dawood   Some non-Muslims are curious about the names of Allah and perhaps overwhelmed by the sheer number of Names and Attributes, especially when these ninety-names are juxtaposed with the complete and coherent monotheism that ...

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  • May 20th '19

    Ramadan- A First Encounter

    By Traci Wells   Being a Muslim for nearly two years has been a life altering, spiritual, soul searching experience. I have felt an awakening in so many ways. I have learnt so much about the world and myself at a time of my life when I ...

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  • Mar 21st '19

    Stories of Solace: The Reluctant Supplicator

    By Meru Hussain I have regularly heard and read reminders about dua: the importance of it, the best time to supplicate, that it can be made anytime. Until recently, I wasn’t convinced that I could ask for anything.  Of course, I would make dua ...

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  • Dec 31st '18

    Turtles On The Path

    By Romina Afghan “The path to Allaah is long and we pass along it like turtles. The goal is not that we arrive to the end of the path. Rather, the goal is that we die while we are on the (straight) path” (Shaykh Muhammad Naasir-ud-Deen al-Alba...

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  • Dec 27th '18

    4 Essential Ways to Stop Slacking

    By Shalisha Smith Remember that feeling you felt when you first acknowledged your belief in Islam, uttering the words, Laa Illaha ill Allah, Muhammad ar’rasulAllah? That feeling of excitement about the new life you were about to embark upon? ...

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  • Dec 19th '18

    7 Lessons From My Journey To Belief

    By Saoirse Fitzgibbon  When I was four, the girl next door told me thunder was ‘God moving His furniture’. When I asked my mum about God, I got vagaries about light and energy and an acknowledgement that she didn’t know. My parents were ‘...

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