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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 29th '18

    Renewal With The New Year

    By Asma Nemati While I wash dishes every morning, after the rush of sending kids and husband off to the world, I enjoy a beautiful view of the city of Amman. I live on the third floor of a sandy brown apartment building located on the hills of Amm...

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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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  • Dec 17th '18

    Coming Home to Belief

    By Abigail Maryam Throughout our lives, we hear all kinds of religious beliefs from well-meaning people. While the diversity of opinions can be a good thing, sincere truth-seekers may feel overwhelmed and wonder how to filter all their information...

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  • Dec 14th '18

    Calls From The Dark Side

    By Zara Aboubakar I recently came across a short video published online by a popular meditation app which discussed ‘dark thoughts.’ It explored an involuntary phenomenon it described as ‘the dark side of the mind’; a place wherein we enco...

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  • Dec 12th '18

    The Battle of Belief vs. The Grey Cloud

    By Hadil Arman Bismillahi Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem Anxiety has no barrier. Anxiety has no shame. Situations, whatever they may be, can be a powerful tool for the internal battle some of us face. They play for us or against us. They put us down or r...

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  • Dec 11th '18

    Xmas and New Year Survival Guide for Reverts

    This time of year can be a very difficult time for reverts, regardless of whether they have been Muslim for 1 week or 15 years! We at Solace acknowledge and understand that at this time of the year, many sisters feel lonely and experience a deep sen...

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  • Dec 11th '18

    Nurture Your Belief

    By Fatima- Minna Reflecting on how belief found its way into my heart all those years ago, I realised it must have been precipitated by a willingness to believe. Prior to finding Islam, I suspected there was a God, but had no clear path to incorpo...

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  • Dec 9th '18

    Belief and Beyond…

    By Asma Nemati There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is His messenger. You have just taken the shahada. A million and one thoughts are rushing through your mind. There are doubts and misgivings but there are also many, many convictions which lead...

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