January 13, 2020

    Winter Woes or Winter Wonders?

    So…depending on where in Canada you live, you are likely experiencing some VERY chilling weather right about now. And while we can compare or joke about which province has more extreme weather,…
    January 13, 2020

    A Dangerous Pair

    Have you ever woken up and felt that today will be a very productive day? After praying Fajr and making your adhkar, you look at the clock, and you realize…
    January 10, 2020

    Be a Stranger

    ✨ Introducing: The Divine Knowledge Series. ✨  There are billions and billions of written works in this world. All these diverse texts, quotes and sayings are shared all over, yet all…
    January 10, 2020

    Physical Health in Islam

    Our body is an amanah. It is a gift from Allah (SWT) and we must take care of it while we are still alive. Moreover, taking care of our body…
    January 2, 2020

    Ja’far ibn Abi Talib (ra), Part 2

    One of the most defining and important moments in Islamic History was first Hijrah (pilgrimage) of the early Muslims to Abyssinia. The Muslims had been persecuted, tortured and mistreated by…
    January 1, 2020

    Introducing: The Mental Health Series

    Yes. We know. Mental health has become a buzz word nowadays, and it seems everyone has something to say about it. Which…on the one hand is good because a topic…
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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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      Friendship

      It’s a vital part of almost everyone’s lives and we depend on these special bonds quite often. Strong friendships require importance and value of one another and most of all, they require the remembrance of Allah SWT. Good friends are trustworthy and the bond of friendship right after family and,…

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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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      Fear is a Powerful Motivator

      We follow speed limits because we fear getting a ticket.  We show up on time to work because we fear getting fired.  We show up for our exams because we fear failing. Fear has levels, however. Many of us may fear one parent more than the other, or fear one…

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      Nine Months of Trump

      November marks nine months since Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Those who reside in the United States can attest to the discrimination they have endured during this time as a result of his election and subsequent actions. This is not to say some haven’t…

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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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      Chronicles of a 1st Year University Student Part 3

      Archery Club. Hiking Club. Debate Club. The different kinda of clubs you’ll find in university are endless. The endless amount of clubs, coupled with constantly being told to “get involved,” it seems that it’s only inevitable until you join a club or even just attend a club meeting to see…

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      Walking While Muslim

      As Muslim women we didn’t ask for our identities to be politicized. We go about our day to day with a symbol of devotion to Allah (swt) clear in our appearance and demeanor. Not a word of hate or harm crosses our lips yet bearing the burden of others is…

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