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  • Jan 17th '20

    The Muslimah I Am Today: Seeing The Bigger Picture

    The Muslimah I am today – Seeing the Bigger Picture By Fatima-Minna When we talk about the concept of unity in Islam, we often talk about it in relation to the oneness of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala, and our understanding of Him as entirely self-sub...

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  • Dec 31st '19

    The Muslimah I am Today: Freedom From Worry

    By Aliya Vaughan "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: 'The strong believer is better and more beloved to Allah than the weak believer, although both are good. Strive for that which will benefit you, seek the help of Allah, and do not feel hel...

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  • Nov 28th '19

    Why I Love…Travelling

    By Fatima-Minna I am sat in a little hire car next to my new husband, and we appear to be driving through a field. It’s dark, and we left the city hours ago. We’ve passed through towns and villages, which have been getting smaller and smaller. I...

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  • Nov 25th '19

    Why I Love…The Gift Of Knowledge

    By Traci Wells Our brains are amazing. Mind bogglingly (is that a word??!) amazing. It is the central organ of our nervous system controlling everything our mind and body thinks, feels, sees and does. It grows continuously with knowledge, yet shrink...

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  • Nov 22nd '19

    Why I Love…Thikr

    By Sadeemka Dhikr, my love When I first embraced Islam, the idea of dhikr wasn’t really clear to me. Remembering Allah – ok. Having a list of words, a certain amount, that should ideally be said daily, like a tick-off list, I thought, because...

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  • Nov 18th '19

    Why I Love….Tazkiyah

    By Abby Galazkowska, M.D. The word tazkiyah carries the meaning of purification, chastening, or facilitation of growth. In Islam, it refers to self-development. Tazkiyah lies at the heart of our beautiful faith. I love it for its uniqueness and trem...

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  • Nov 11th '19

    Why I Love….Munaajah: Conversations With The King

    By Aya Zaki Munaajah - It's this open magical door where you feel all the layers peeling off of your heart and  you stand there, conversing with your Lord; where all faces and all things disappear, and it's just you and Him having the deepest conve...

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  • Nov 8th '19

    Why I Love….Tawbah

    By Meru Hussain Secrets. Not everyone can keep them, some feel like they will burst if they don't share them with someone, whilst others can take them to the grave. Sins are like secrets, secrets between you and your Lord- at least, thos...

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