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Why I Decided to Wear My Hijab

No one has come out and just asked me why I’m wearing a scarf on my head …wait – now that I think about it, shortly after I converted, I visited my momma several times while wearing my hijab and she did ask, “What, you’re Muslim now?!” 600 more words

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How I Helped Someone Become Muslim

It was a Friday afternoon. I’d just left Jummah prayer (congregational prayer that takes place on Fridays), and my tummy was telling me it was time for lunch. 604 more words

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How I Get Myself Out of a Negative Mindset

If you’re anything like me – a human, you have emotionally tough days…a lot of ‘em! And just recently, I had a tough one.

I’ve worked on my self-confidence, and I better understand myself. 506 more words

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Out of the Tragedy


March 15th 2019 – The Day of the Christchruch Massacre

The news I woke up with this morning. Thinking I was still dreaming. But then I wondered, why shoul I dream about such weird news. 1,384 more words


Book Review - Watched by Marina Budhos

by Marina Budhos
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Summary from Goodreads:
Naeem is far from the “model teen.” Moving fast in his immigrant neighborhood in Queens is the only way he can outrun the eyes of his hardworking Bangladeshi parents and their gossipy neighbors. 264 more words

Books, Authors & Writing

Bismillahi Rahmaani Raheem

Allah swt tells us that if we strive to help our fellow Muslims in any way, He will certainly assist us with difficult affairs of our own. 330 more words


Ramadan in the Sinai

I have just spent my first full month of Ramadan in the Sinai, Egypt. In the past I had experienced snippets of Ramadan before in other Arab countries, but never been here for the full length, so was kind of excited to see how things progress. 493 more words