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From Homeless To Safe And Supported

“Thank you for all the support. It is so nice knowing you are always there when I need you. You have helped me a lot with my homeless situation. You supported me, were there for me in finding accommodation, and advised me on what to do. I saw so many Muslims...

Eid as a Stranger

Eid as a Stranger

Making the best of Eid  Bismillah Ar Rahmaan Ar Raheem Where do I start? I describe myself as a different type of revert but people from my home country Nigeria would not find that strange. But this is not about my reversion but about experiencing Eid. Although...

Fasting: A Private Immersion

Fasting: A Private Immersion

By Zaynab Dawood Ramadan is a month of immense blessings and even before its silver moon is sighted, the preceding weeks permeate with enthusiasm and anticipated harmony. Muslims around the world feel its light as the heavenly portals emerge and open with the month...

The Power of Duaa

The Power of Duaa

Allah (ﷻ) answers the Dua of His servants Allah descends every night to the lowest heaven when one-third of the first part of the night is over and says: I am the Lord; I am the Lord: who is there to supplicate to Me so that I answer him? Who is there to beg of Me so...

Ramadan with Solace

Ramadan with Solace

Be Her Solace this Ramadan: solaceuk.org/give/ Ramadan Reflections Series with Aliyah Umm Raiyaan: solaceuk.org/series Iftars in London and Manchester for revert women: solaceuk.org/events Improve your dua series with Sh. Saalim Al Azhari: solaceuk.org/last10 Visiting...

Health Is Wealth – Let Food Be Thy Medicine!

Health Is Wealth – Let Food Be Thy Medicine!

By MonicaRamadan is fast approaching! (Insha’Allah) It is such a strange but beautiful feeling, Subhan’Allah. It is sort of like we are awaiting the arrival of a very special guest!May Allah allow us to reach Ramadan, and make the most of its blessings and...

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...