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      Seeking Forgiveness in the Last Ten Days

      By Khizra Noor The month of Ramadan brings countless blessings and gives Muslims around the globe the opportunity to increase sincerity, patience, Iman, and come closer to our Lord, the Most-Merciful, the Most-Compassionate. It is also known for being a month of forgiveness; “It is the month [of Ramadan] in…

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      The Cycle of Life

      By Sister Faiza Qayoom Throughout my years at the university, I have spent many days walking along the riverside; through the windy autumns, the bitter winters, the rainy summers, and blooming springs. Throughout these years, I have seen a pattern in nature, in this repetition: the leaves fall out of…

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      Is this the Best or Worst Ramadan?

      You are stuck at home with no friends and no Muslim community around you. The Masajid are all closed which means no taraweeh and probably no Eid prayer as well. Oh, and don’t forget that if you do step out of the house for whatever reason, there is a certain…

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      Can’t Stop Won’t Stop

      Many of us have experienced the procrastination pandemic. It really shouldn’t be seen as anything less. It’s a serious condition that works its way into our lives, often early on and insidiously, until it becomes a well established habit. Specifically, it can give rise to a more serious form where our necessary and important tasks can ONLY be accomplished under the pressure produced by way of it, I’m speaking about our…

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      This Is A Call To Reflect!

      This is a call to reflect. Alhamdulillah we have reached the first week of Ramadan and many of us have goals and achievements we want to meet with the Qur’an. Join the NYM community in a special Qur’an “scavenger hunt”, below is the clue for this activity:   HINT: Ar-Rad…

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      The Time is Now!

      Amid a global pandemic, the world has come to a halt. The most powerful nations in recent history, with the biggest militaries, are up against an enemy they cannot see. With a toppling economy and crashing stock markets, it can become hard to recognize that even a pandemic can be…

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      The Importance of Sleep

      The importance of sleep and its beneficial role in your lifestyle is described in many places in Islamic scripture! The management and moderation of it is included in both the Qur’an and Sunnah. Today, modern science also extols the benefits of sleep and the effects it has on our physical…

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      True Tawakkul means Taking Action

      In these difficult times, we need to have trust and full reliance on Allah (SWT) now more than ever. It’s easy to look for someone to blame and to be upset at the situation we are in with this ongoing pandemic. Everyone is being impacted in one way or another.…

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      Quarantine Chocolate Chip Cookies for Your Soul

      Covid-19 has brought upon unprecedented change across the world. With so much of the world facing self-isolation, quarantine, and lockdown, it is more important now than ever before, to take care of our bodies. Nourishing your body with wholesome foods that will strengthen your immunity, maintain healthy gut flora, and dense…

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