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Author Archives: Salma Ameen

The writer lives in Colombo, Sri Lanka and completed her graduate diploma in English and is an aspiring journalist. Reading makes a difference.

‘Be Grateful and I shall give you more…’

How many blessing do we ignore due to our insatiable need for more? By Salma Ameen Colombo, Sri Lanka “Mum, you don’t buy me anything,” she shrieked, as she slammed her wardrobe door, causing the uncountable shelves with clothes to vibrate. He scrolled through Instagram, the deceiving posts, the perfect lives and pictures of events displayed all over made him ... Read More »

Imaan demands positivity

“I am what my slave expects me to be” By Salma Ameen Colombo, Srilanka   “If Allah knows [any] good in your hearts, He will give you [something] better than what was taken from you, and He will forgive you; and Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.” (Qur’an 8:70) Have you ever caught your mind plaguing you with the deadly ‘what ... Read More »

Tips to improve your focus in salah

Here are some simple ways by which you can make your salah more meaningful By Salma Ameen Colombo, Sri Lanka   She looked at her watch and breathed a sigh of relief … she still had time to pray Asr. “Better late than never,” she thought to herself. Saying “Allahu akbar” she entered into salah, the serenity embracing her as ... Read More »