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
A while ago, a poem by Asma Elbadawi titled ‘Boys will be boys’ was doing the rounds on Facebook. Her spoken word poem was about masculinity. In it, Asma mentioned that a man’s pride is attached to his toughness and lack of emotional expression. She called men to break the cycle and be brave enough […]Read More Who’s Da Man?!
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
By Shamim F Purify the intention and correct the goal – One’s concern to memorise Qur’an and preserve it must be for Allah, for gaining His paradise and attaining His pleasure, and for acquiring the great rewards reserved for those who recite the Qur’an and memorise it. Reiterate the significance of this intention to your children. […]Read More Teaching Children to memorise the Qur’an: Practical Tips