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  • Feb 1st '19

    The Silent Struggle: My Search For Sisterhood

    By Jessica Deqammseh During my first Ramadan, I worked nights in a college library near my masjid. Each night, I broke my fast at the circulation desk and proceeded to Isha prayer once the library closed. Each night, I waited silently for taraweeh...

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  • Feb 1st '19

    Six Reminders On The Road To Renewal

    By Aya Zaki When we first begin treading the path which Allah has shown us, we might be overwhelmed by emotions, thoughts, changes, or new knowledge. The following are a few points that have helped me alhamdulillah,  to gain balance on the road o...

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  • Jan 31st '19

    Renew Yourself- Step Out Of The Darkness and Shine!

    By Zaynab Dawood Expectations adorn our horizon. Our lives seamlessly weave into paths that stretch out before us into a pattern of life that we all expect to fit into, to keep smiling and to keep our heads held high. This is a good thing, alhumdu...

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  • Jan 30th '19

    New Tests Bring New Beginnings

    By Traci Wells-Ali Could you do with a fresh start, with a new perspective on the tests of life that we all face..? “Do people think they will be left alone after saying ‘We believe’ without being put to the test? We tested those who went b...

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  • Jan 29th '19

    4 Ways To Free Yourself From Your Past

    By Crystal Daulton It’s that time of year again where most of us do some reflecting and want to make changes for the better, however some of us aren’t able to look to our future because something is keeping us locked in the past.  What are so...

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  • Jan 29th '19

    Renewing Our Relationships With Mercy

    Renewing our Relationships with Mercy: Three Parenting Practices to Implement By Hannah Charlotte Athauda Our children are adorable when they are babies and small infants. It is easier to be patient, to forgive their misdemeanors by virtue of ...

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  • Jan 28th '19

    From Black-and-White to Colour… Life As A New Muslim

    By Saoirse Fitzgibbon I recently came across a video of people experiencing colour for the first time. I watched it on repeat and I cried every time. I imagined living in a world without colour, without the hues and shades that uplift me d...

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  • Jan 27th '19

    Renewal – Back to the Fitrah

    By Meru Hussain I thought I was good at being happy for people. I really did.  I used to question how and why it could be so hard for others to be the same. But just like the calm before the storm, a change in my circumstances gave birth to s...

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  • Jan 26th '19

    Renewal- Breaking From The Bad

    By Aliya Vaughn Upon entering Islam, a new Muslim will face plenty of new changes to their lifestyle, including the breaking of bad habits. But do old habits die hard?  I suppose it depends upon the person and which habit you’re talking about. ...

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  • Jan 25th '19

    The D-Word….Destroy to Rebuild

    By Shalisha Smith   “You must go through the process to get to a new beginning like a Phoenix from the ashes renewed and reborn” Divorce… Anyone who has ever been divorced is well acquainted with the multitude of emotions experi...

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