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  • Jun 4th '20

    Quarantine and The Value of Time.

    By Zaynab Dawood Quarantine as a word has never been in my dictionary.  I never used it or thought about it.  But, like most people on the planet, it is all I think about now.  The reason for this is simply because I have the time to think about ...

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  • May 4th '20

    Protecting My Heart

    By Hanaa’ Ibtes Have you ever felt detached from love and connection? Have you ever been told that you’re too hard to love? Have you ever worked your utmost best not to give your heart away? Growing up I remember saying to myself,...

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  • May 2nd '20

    Solitude – The Silver Lining of Corona

    By Fatima-Minna Solitude and I go back a long way. When I was 3 my parents moved to a lonely house in the countryside surrounded by woodland. It was an idyllic background to my childhood, with hills, trees, rivers and flowers on my doorstep, but lef...

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  • Apr 22nd '20

    Protecting My Well-being

    By Calisha Bennett يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا عَلَيْكُمْ أَنفُسَكُمْ ۖ لَا يَضُرُّكُم مَّن ضَلَّ إِذَا اهْتَدَيْتُمْ ۚ إِلَى اللَّهِ مَر...

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  • Apr 13th '20

    Growth In The Time of Corona

    By Sadeemka It was just days after Boris Johnson’s decision that we in the UK would not close schools or isolate ourselves due to the spread of coronavirus. I sat at home scrolling through social media and could not believe the panic I was witnessi...

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  • Apr 9th '20

    Protecting Your Legacy

    By Hadil Arman Legacy. When the subject of leaving a legacy comes up, you may find that some  questions come to mind -  is leaving a legacy even for someone “regular” like you and I? Do we ever know if we’ll even leave a legacy? What exactly...

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  • Mar 16th '20

    Protecting My Relationships

    By Zaynab Dawood As Muslims we are always concerned with protecting our deeds, making sure they are not accompanied with unpleasant ones; and as individuals we are concerned with protecting each other from harm. Immediately we respond to this notion...

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  • Mar 13th '20

    Protecting My Integrity In The Workplace

    I never really saw myself as a working mother, but when my children were 5 and 2, it felt like the right time to reconnect with that side of my life. After many interviews I finally got offered a good job, just a short commute from home. I had many f...

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  • Mar 2nd '20

    Protecting My Inner Child

    By Umm Zachariyyah I see a pink flower at four years old; my favourite in my mum's garden. So many small, tiny pink flowers making up one huge one. I loved it. I used to look at it, touch it, smell it. My mum always let me pick as many as I wanted. ...

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  • Feb 17th '20

    Protecting ….My Sanity: 4 Life-Long Lessons

    By Sadeemka Recently, I have begun to wonder what it is in my personal life that I feel needs protecting the most. Instinctively, as a mother and wife, I am always drawn to the thought of protecting my family: Protecting my loved ones by creating a ...

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