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    The Lonely Ramadan

    See, in some ways I have felt that I have been ‘missing out’ on Ramadan. This perspective began to transform from a passing thought to an ingrained belief. I began to believe that I was being made to miss out on the blessings of this month. Unable to fast, missing…

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    Rising Above Excuses

    During the time of Rasulullah (saws), a Bedouin approached him and asked Matas sa`a – When is the Day of Judgment? During this time, Rasulullah (saws) was already speaking and didn’t respond to the question immediately. The Bedouin continued to repeat the question three times. Rasulullah (saws) didn’t respond. However,…

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    Musings of a Muslimah Mama

    Although the women in my mother’s generation didn’t have Facebook and Instagram for support, many of them had something else: A village.

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    Of those who are grateful

    This Ramadan, like many of you, I made du’ah. Du’ah for health. Du’ah for Jannah. For family. For friends. For Hajj. For my parents. For countless blessings – small and large. I am sure that many of us have made du’ah for some of these things for years, for as…

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    Our actions are a seed

    Our actions will always have a reaction— nothing we do is without consequences, whether positive or negative. Our actions may seem minuscule and tiny in nature, often we hold the thought that one individual or one action is useless.

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    Ramadan Reflection

    Something you hear frequently from people who have traveled to Mecca and Medina is the difficulty and hard work experienced in Mecca vs. the ease and comfort felt in Medina.

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    IMANCIPATION SISTERS UMRAH SERIES: PART 9

    In our last installment of this Imancipation Umrah series, we talked about the feeling of fulfillment, and how participating in the Umrah experience can allow our constantly searching souls to feel complete. The following is adapted from another Umrah journal reflection: “During Maghrib time there was a woman (who spoke…

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    Our Nafs

    We are not just “animals.” The fact that the soul can be inclined towards good or evil is a testament to how human beings are a unique creation and cannot be studied as animals. In essence, the human being is inclined towards good or evil regardless of the physical outcome…

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    Family

    They say the family that eats together stays together   The family that learns Deen is surrounded by Allah’s Mercy and tranquility. Allāh (swt) sends his pure angels to dwell amongst this beloved family as the shayateen disperse from such a noble gathering. This is a family that becomes a…

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