Sisterhood ๐Ÿ’


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It was my first time. I was shy and just did not know what to expect.
I went in and performed my two rakats of tahiyatul masjid which I had just learnt about. By then, I wasn’t told that Muslim sisters were exceptionally kind. I heard whispers of asalaamu ‘alaikum with a big smile from the womenfolk but I still felt out of place. Oh have you noticed how sisters are also so touchy feely? Yeah took me time to get used to the hand shake, holding hands each time and hugging etc. Continue reading

Ibadur Rahman – Special People to Allah


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On Friday evening, I attended a talk on “Quranic healing of the heart”

Masha Allah as usual, the ladies section was packed and it’s always a great feeling seeing loads of other hijabis, people in jilbabs and niqabis all under one roof.

The topic was Ibaadur Rahman~ worshippers of Allah.

Do we know who these are? Alhamdullilah,  my phone was fully charged so I managed to use my note app to write some few points to serve as a reminder for myself first and also to share with all of you.

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My Muslim Shelf Space – Part 2 :๐ŸŒท


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Asalaamu alaikum!

As promised, here’s a continuation of some of the amazing books I have in my Muslim Shelf Space. Although you’ll find that some of these are fiction books, the authors did manage to do a brilliant work in sharing ideas on how it really feels to deal with issues such as heartbreak, love, loss of a dear one, struggling with imaan and even the day to day activities of life of a muslimah.
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My Muslim Shelf Space – Part 1 :๐ŸŒท


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Now this post is a week late as I should’ve posted it right after my previous  post on seeking knowledge which you can have a read here as promised. I have been so busy following the news on the political situation in my country The Gambia, subhanallah which literally took all my time and energy but alhamdullilah , with Allah’s help things are somehow getting better.  Continue reading

Seeking Knowledge

 


 

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It all started when I was clueless about my religion. I read many law books, articles, spent time on many blogs but always procrastinated when it came to learning the teachings of Islam.

I mean, I knew how to pray (ish) , the 5 pillars (ish) and other bits but it all lacked substance as I didn’t really know why I did most acts of worship. What that caused, was laziness and lack of motivation to want to continue doing anything Islam related.  Continue reading

Bismillah…


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If there is anything I practice more than anything else since I started learning about Islam, would be the act of saying Bismillah -‘In the name of my Lord’.

I have forced myself into the habit of saying it before engaging in anything be it cooking, eating, drinking, writing and literally anything to be honest to gain the blessing and help from my Creator.  Continue reading

You Snooze, You Lose.


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Ibn Mas`ud reported from Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with them both) that the Prophet said concerning this Ayah :

๏ดฟูˆูŽู‚ูุฑู’ุกูŽุงู†ูŽ ุงู„ู’ููŽุฌู’ุฑู ุฅูู†ู‘ูŽ ู‚ูุฑู’ุกูŽุงู†ูŽ ุงู„ู’ููŽุฌู’ุฑู ูƒูŽุงู†ูŽ ู…ูŽุดู’ู‡ููˆุฏู‹ุง๏ดพ

(and recite the Qur’an in the early dawn. Verily, the recitation of the Qur’an in the early dawn is ever witnessed.)

(It is witnessed by the angels of the night and the angels of the day.) 

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