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      The Tragedy of Motherhood

      Recently, this particular tweet has made an appearance on many Muslim women’s social media accounts, receiving a lot of mixed reactions. I came across it when it was first shared in a Muslim mothers’ Whatsapp group, where it became the topic of discussion for some time. From the moment I…

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      Brotherhood, Community and Social Responsibility

      Islam is growing fast in the West and we need foundational principles that will keep us grounded through thick and thin. In Episode 43 of the Life Haqq Podcast, Shaykh Khalid Yasin and Dr. Syed Ibn Iqbal uncover some of the issues in our Muslim communities, specifically in North America.…

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      Accountability in this World & the Next

      Accountability, responsibility, you name it, has always been one of the greatest mysteries in life for me. That is, how do you create a balance between the responsibilities you have in Deen & dunya? Of course, there are hundreds (if not thousands) of articles, videos, graphics, and guides crafted to…

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      The Prescription to Ending Oppression

      LIfe Haqq Podcast, Episode 23 – Racism and Islamophobia: A Lived Reality in Canada https://youtu.be/ivR_RC4K4zk   Rarely do we as Canadian Muslims hear our brothers and sisters voicing their experiences with racism and discrimination—this is what makes episode 23 of the Life Haqq Podcast one of the most memorable to…

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      Top 10 Things All Muslim Professionals Need to Know (And Live By)

      Whether you are an up and coming Muslim professional, or a seasoned veteran this count down is for you. Sorry to disappoint, but these top ten actually are out of order, and what the top three will be will actually depend on who’s reading them. For this reason their value…

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      MSAs Extinct: End of an Era

      Weekly in-person halaqat on-campus and Jummah have been cancelled. Those monthly social events that everyone loves and the dawah booth that is usually set up in the hallway has disappeared. Not to mention that the prayer room that was once always in-use is now ‘closed until further notice’. It is…

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      COVID-19: Should We Accept This ‘New Normal’?

      On March 11th, the World Health Organization declared the global outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic. It has been a few months since this announcement and many people are falling into their routines of what they describe as their ‘new normal.’ Most people are attributing their idea of ‘new normal’ to…

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      Don’t Hold Back

      This morning while reading the Qur’an I came across an ayah that really spoke to me. In particular I found the latter portion of this ayah, and the commentary by some from the Sahabah intriguing and deep, and this caused me to want to reflect further on this ayah and how it can affect our generation today.  يُنَبَّؤُا۟  ٱلْإِنسَٰنُ  يَوْمَئِذٍۭ  بِمَا  قَدَّمَ  وَأَخَّرَ   Man will be…

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      The Plight of the Innocents 

      I remember it like it was yesterday, sitting in a Grade 1 classroom, in a lovely dress waiting to play my favourite game…duck, duck, goose. Like any other 6-year-old in the 90s, this was one of my most anticipated times of day. Our teacher would play this game with us at the…

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