There once was a young girl who dreamed of growing up and becoming a beautiful elegant woman. And so she did, but for some reason she wasn't happy. She knew beautiful things made her happy so she searched. No matter how many beautiful things she collected she was still not happy. Then through travel and… Continue reading Once Upon a Time…
Al Wahhab. The One Who bestows His gifts consistently. Is not the bond of love formed between those who give and receive gifts? Allah gives to us but of course He is free of all need and so it is with appreciation and servitude to The Most Merciful, we strive to please him by obeying… Continue reading The Gift of Ramadan
A LOVE LETTER TO YOURSELF Our world would look much brighter if we would LOVE ourselves in the dark times instead of plunging deeper into self-deprecation. Why are we so hard on ourselves? Why do we beat ourselves up? Why do engage in self-harm? To consistently LOVE yourself through the ups and downs of life,… Continue reading Love Letter to Self
A Muslim endures the tests, trials, hardships, racism, the destruction of our homes, wars, calamities, and the deaths of those we love dearly with patience while persevering in quiet strength. We know that Allah places on no soul a burden more than a believer can endure. We also know that God's wisdom is greater than… Continue reading Reflections of the Heart of a Muslim.
Many of us love Granola!! I grew up eating crunchy granola bars. My mom used to pack them in my lunch or would hand me one as I walked out of the house on my way to school or some outside activity. Then chewy granola bars came out on the scene with all kinds of… Continue reading Toasty Crunchy Granola Bars
Lost but Not Forgotten – Susan Jones As I sit and wonder of days gone by I’m filled with awe and disbelief Of glorious moments I have witnessed Little fingers, little toes, from myself were nourished Without you I feel somewhat lost, alone But not forgotten. For me it must be said, those little ones… Continue reading Lost But Not Forgotten
What a beautiful read! ❤ Prohibition of oppression Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, relates from his Lord that Allah said: يَا عِبَادِي إِنِّي حَرَّمْتُ الظُّلْمَ عَلَى نَفْسِي وَجَعَلْتُهُ بَيْنَكُمْ مُحَرَّمًا فَلَا تَظَالَمُوا O my servants, I have forbidden oppression for myself and have made it forbidden among… Continue reading Do Not Oppress!
Imam Ahmad said: “Allah has mentioned patience in the Qur’an in ninety places.” Here, we will list the different contexts in which patience appears. Instruction. Patience is enjoined upon believers: واصبر وما صبرك إلا بالله “And be patient for your patience is but by Allah…” [an-Nahl 16:127] واصبر لحكم ربك ” Await in… Continue reading And Allah Loves The Patient
Learning the Beautiful Names and Attributes of Allah have been the blessing of writing the “Mommy, Who Is Allah?”, series. I never cease to be amazed by the detailed totality of Our Lord. He being The One worthy of all worship. He has all of the most noble attributes. Perfectly balanced, divine, Omnipotent and Sublime.… Continue reading Time to Study the Names and Attributes of Allah