Stories of Solace

  • Mar 30th '19

    Stories of Solace: Love Through Istikhaarah

    By Hadil Arman “I do not want to wake up one day and regret marrying the person next to me.” How hard it is to swallow a few words uttered to you when you know that is not what you deserve. When you know your relationship with your Lord. When yo...

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  • 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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