Who are Asia bint Muzahim and Mariam bint Imraan? They are two women who lived in different lands and in very different times. Asia was a rich and powerful woman in Egypt. Her family were unbelievers. Her husband, for start, claimed he was a God! Asia had a loving heart. She took into her palace […]Read More Five Steps to Becoming a Fruitful Muslimah
I remember I was once asked by a psychotherapist, ‘why was I so excited and looking forward to Ramadan?’. A month of no-eating! I thought, hmm … how do I answer such a question? Do I go into the features and ruling of fasting in Islam? What clever, intellectual explanation do I give? Then I […]Read More Open Up To The Possibilities
Such a woman should live in a palace, be surrounded by servants and maids and be adorned with gold and silk. That is our understanding of how a person with high status should be. However, a browse through seerah books will give us a totally different picture.Read More The Best Women (4 of 4)
What makes a good wife, an excellent companion and a true soul mate? I wonder who contemplates these matters more, men or women?
One thing for sure is thatRead More The Best Women (3 of 4)
In a hadith related by Bukhari, the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) gave the example of a Muslim like a date palm-tree. How beneficial is such a tree in the desert of Arabia; its fruit, leaves, trunk and shade. This tree made an appearance inRead More The Best Women (2 of 4)