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Author Archives: Shama F.

The writer is pursuing her tafseer studies and writes under the pen name of Shama F.

My journey with sign 94:5-6

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Hold on to the Quran; for with hardship comes ease By Shama F. Jeddah, KSA   She had forgotten herself. The person who took care of everyone so thoughtfully now did not know her routine activities like taking a bath or wearing her clothes! She was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. It was deeply painful to see her in that state ... Read More »

How intelligent are the intellectuals?

how intelligent are intellectuals

Why do researchers and scientists not ask: why was I created? By Shama F. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia   How are we living? I often ponder on this question. We keep living as if what is in front of our eyes and what is immediately affecting us … this is it. The joys of this life, the struggles, that’s all there is ... Read More »

Putting a leash on our outbursts

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My Journey with Sign 3:134 By Shama F. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia الَّذِينَ يُنفِقُونَ فِي السَّرَّاءِ وَالضَّرَّاءِ وَالْكَاظِمِينَ الْغَيْظَ وَالْعَافِينَ عَنِ النَّاسِ ۗ وَاللَّهُ يُحِبُّ الْمُحْسِنِينَ Who spend [in the cause of Allah ] during ease and hardship and who restrain anger and who pardon the people – and Allah loves the doers of good; (Qur’an 3:134) My husband tells me ... Read More »

My Journey with Sign 24:31

My Journey with Sign 24-31

How the ayah on hijab changed my perspective on being a woman. By Shama F. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia   As a young, enthusiastic girl, exploring and researching things, I was enjoying my life. My parents were very wise and open-minded and they never imposed any undesirable restrictions. They taught me more through their example rather than through admonitions or lectures. ... Read More »

My journey with Sign 2:155

My journey

How this ayah from the Qur’an helped me get through the most difficult of times By Shama F. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia بِسْمَ الله الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُم بِشَيْءٍ مِّنَ الْخَوْفِ وَالْجُوعِ وَنَقْصٍ مِّنَ الْأَمْوَالِ وَالْأَنفُسِ وَالثَّمَرَاتِ ۗ وَبَشِّرِ الصَّابِرِينَ And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but ... Read More »