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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      Abu Bakr to ‘Umar on his Deathbed

      When Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq was on his deathbed he called ‘Umar – Allah be pleased with them – and said: Fear Allah o ‘Umar, and know that Allah has deeds to be done for Him in the day which He will not accept if done at night, and He has…

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      A Dead Heart

      A great reminder about how to protect yourself from a dead heart. It is reported that Ibrahim bin Adham – Allâh have mercy on him – once passed through the market of Basrah. People gathered around him and asked: O Abû Ishâq, Allâh the Exalted says in his Book. ‘Call…

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      Chronicles of a 1st Year University Student Part 2

      The ‘Chronicles of a 1st Year University Student’ series is written by one of our own NYMiNK Sisters at the Imancipation Project. This series follows this sister’s journey as she navigates her way through the post-secondary world and works to build her Islamic identity. Class. Study. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. Life…

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      Rain

      ‘Rain, rain, go away. Come again another day’ This is one of the most common sayings whenever there is any significant rainfall. However, as Muslims we know that rain is a blessing.All of life is made from water which should help us in realizing the importance of rain and without…

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      Chronicles of a 1st Year University Student Part 1

      Part 1 | Freedom: A Blessing or A Burden? Upon entering University, it seems that almost every restriction and rule you followed for the past 12 years in school has been lifted. No set class times, no teachers telling you to stand in a single-file line, no call home when…

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      The truth is…scary

      Truth can be simple, concise, a mere word- but it is always heavy. Speaking words of truth can mean that everything you are and everything you have is on the line. The Prophet (saws) lost his family, his friends, and was forced to leave behind the city he loved with…

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      How do we behave?

      Take a minute and think about this scenario…. Say you are a salesperson working at the cashier. Imagine working as the sales attendant and you know you have certain protocols in your manual of how you’re supported to sell the products, take home messages, customer service tips, and images of…

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      True Knowledge

      When Abdullah ibn Abbas (radhi allahu anhuma) was asked, “How did you achieve this Ilm?” He replied: بلسان سؤول و قلب عقول “With a tongue that questions, and a heart that understands.” Comprehension comes from the heart, Qalb. Qalb has two meanings: Physical flesh heart Inside/core of something So what…

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      Diseases of the Heart

      The following is an excerpt from ‘Diseases of the Heart and their Cures’ by Ibn Taymiyyah: It is most important to spend one’s time and energy in treating the heart, and hastening to correct and purify it from sickness and all sins. This is due to the heart occupying a…

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