• Mar 29th '19

    Stories of Solace: Finding Solace In Sisters

    By Fatima-Minna For me, the first year or so of being Muslim was kind of a lonely time. I lost a couple of close friends when I became Muslim, and there were many other friends I no longer saw because of the changes I made to my social life. Altho...

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  • Mar 28th '19

    Stories of Solace: Allaah Is The Best Of Planners

    Allaah Is The Best Of Planners Every now and then, just like every other human being on this planet earth, I think, I plan, I weave dreams, I day dream- in short I have an epiphany that I have my life all planned and sorted. But.. Allah is t...

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  • Mar 27th '19

    Finding Solace In Palestine

    By Sheena Hussain Being an avid traveller, I honestly had no idea what to expect when I embarked on my first ever journey to the Holy Land, more accurately described as Al-Quddus, the beautiful and glorified plains of Palestine. The excitement...

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  • Mar 27th '19

    Stories of Solace: The Power Of Du’aa

    By Aliya Vaughan It was the summer of 2005 and the birth of my fourth child was imminent. I had it all worked out. I opted for a home birth as my second child was born at home and I had enjoyed the experience. Unfortunately, things did not quite g...

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  • Mar 23rd '19

    Stories Of Solace: Releasing Toxic Ties

    By Abigail Maryam Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop. Jalaluddin Rumi There was a mosque I used to go to. It housed a tight community of people who knew one another well. No one was left out, and they enthusiastically invited all newc...

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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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  • Mar 20th '19

    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 t...

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  • Mar 18th '19

    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 exp...

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  • Mar 14th '19

    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...

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