As human beings, we are driven by our expectations, desires, and goals. Most often, these are governed by one common factor: convenience. We are well acquainted with the term “convenience”, which means “suitable for your purposes and needs and causing the least difficulty”. We tend to base our decisions on the easiest or least difficult options based on our desires.
This … Continue Reading
My beloved Mother (Ammi),
I suppose you remember me screaming these words to you in my teenage years, “YOU NEVER UNDERSTAND ME, WHY DON’T YOU GET IT??”. These words hurt you, causing you to sob in confusion, wondering what needs to be understood. Like every teenager, my hormones and over the top emotions got the better of me; I never … Continue Reading
Time is one of the most valuable blessings that Allah ﷻ has bestowed upon His ummah. It can’t be bought even by the highest bidder, nor be vanquished with force or power, nor be manipulated and cheated by ‘running a race against time’. Neither can we bring back time, nor delay and hold on to time, nor can we … Continue Reading
“Such lovely weather!
Lemme take a good picture.”
“Hey, can you stop your banter?
Huh, you don’t even bother!”
“I’ll take a picture of your glower
And post it on Gram and Twitter!
What a sensational meme face!
Dear sisso, I look forward to your fame!”
“Hahaha!” the sisters chuckled,
Keeping the atmosphere amicable.
“I saw the meme on Ryan’s … Continue Reading
We are all very well aware of the prevalent modern-day concept of engagement, where rings are exchanged, often in a lavish ceremony, to announce the betrothal of a couple to be married in the future.
“There is no sin on you if you hint as a proposal to the women…”
While Islam allows the couple and their families … Continue Reading
Islam has given women’s affairs unmatched consideration to preserve their chastity, uphold their honour, and secure their position in social life. Islamic teachings command Muslim women to cover themselves with a hijab and warn them against displaying their beauty and adornments. Allah ﷻ addresses the believing women in the Qur’an, saying,
“O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters
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Ramadan is the blessed month of the Islamic calendar that every Muslim awaits. When the crescent moon is sighted, Muslims all around the world prepare to fast the coming month and gear up to reap its blessings. Fasting in this month is obligatory for every mature, sane Muslim according to the Qur’an, the Sunnah, and the Ijma’ (consensus) of … Continue Reading