Finding My Identity In Obedience- My Hijab Story

“Sister Cover Your Modesty-sister cover your modesty? How can he give this to me? What does he mean? Am I not modest? How am I being immodest?”  “No! I am not stepping out of the house without my hijab, if I go I go with it on or I don’t go at all.” Both of Continue Reading →

Benefits from the Life of Abdullah Ibn Masood رضى الله عنه​

Abdullah Ibn Masood رضى الله عنه was one of the first Sahabas to accept Islam; he is famous for his deep-rooted knowledge in the Quranic sciences such as its recitation, Tafsir as well as in the science of fiqh. There is so much to learn from this kind-hearted, noble companion of the Prophetﷺ however, my Continue Reading →

40 Lessons at Forty

I don’t celebrate my birthday for religious reasons, but reaching 40 seems unreal ‎some how SubhanAllah, I have existed in the world for 40 years and it seems like a sweep and a whiff and a poof!!! Time flies and thinking back to these 40 years gets me nostalgic and the realization kicking in that Continue Reading →

On Facing Fears

What is Fear? Fear is an unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm.  Our fears are driven by a physical reality to be safe, this unpleasant emotional experience has its root in our thoughts. Our thoughts and emotions are inseparable when we think we are afraid we feel the emotion of Continue Reading →