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Beautiful patience

By Sahlah bint Nayyar Chennai, India   How many times do we get impatient while going through a difficult situation? If only we knew the reward for patience, we wouldn’t complain as much. The reward for the one who is patient is nothing less than Jannah! Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) says: And will reward them for what they patiently endured ... Read More »

Life Skills Workshop By Aysha Abrar

Check out our Founder Sr. Aysha Abrar’s Teen-building workshop on Life Skills Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4     CLICK HERE TO GET THE FREE EXERCISE WORKBOOK FOR ENHANCING YOUR LIFE SKILLS! Read More »

Story of two souls

By Shumaysa Faruqi Jeddah, Saudi Arabia   She was a good friend of mine. We had been together all through high school and college. After that, she got busy with her studies and I got married and moved to another city. We were out of touch for a long time. In 2004, my father was diagnosed with bone cancer and ... Read More »

Forgive those who wounded you

By Sahlah Bint Nayyar Chennai, India   Aysha bint Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu anha), the mother of the believers, the one whose innocence Allah (Subhanahu wa ta’ala) revealed about, went through a great test and was accused of wrongdoing. The slander of Aysha (radhiyallahu anha) was so widespread in Madinah that everyone there was talking about it, and this happened due ... Read More »

Peer pressure and how to deal with it

If you want to stand out, stand among those who let you. By Neda Shams Dammam, Saudi Arabia The first thing we look for when we enter any school or college or an organisation is a group of people who are acceptable to our liking and ideas. Even children can be found grouping together in such a fashion. We are ... Read More »

Innocence ripped away too soon – the horrors of FGM

Female Genital Mutilation is a horrendous act most of us are aware of but choose to ignore By Gilla Barre New Delhi, India Sometimes in life, you never know what to expect. Although you think you are prepared for everything, life throws something unimaginable when you least expect it. I remember it was during one of those gloomy Mondays. I ... Read More »

Rid yourself of jealousy

It is a dangerous disease that will ruin all your good deeds. Here is how you can save yourself. By Salma Ameen Colombo, Sri Lanka   Yusuf (عليه السلام) being so young and innocent followed his brothers, oblivious to their plots. His heart overjoyed at the thought of playing with them. He walked along with them embraced in a blanket ... Read More »

The keepers of tomorrow

The life of a Muslim is driven by purpose and resolution. Are we ready to be the Keepers of tomorrow? By Neda Shams Dammam, Saudi Arabia We cannot eliminate wrong until we propagate right. “And let there be [arising] from you a nation inviting to [all that is] good, enjoining what is right and forbidding what is wrong, and those ... Read More »

Two heartbeats

How a miscarriage brought me closer to Allah, my spouse and my baby By Umm Mus’ab Bangalore, India I hurried to open the file, my heart beating so fast, I was breathless until I spotted ‘positive’ on the reports sheet and jumped in joy. I was actually going to be a mother! Allah was going to entrust me with a new life. ... Read More »

Do you suffer from restless sleep?

Understand the requirements of your body and soul to sleep easy. By Asma Hasan Ismacil Hargeisa, Somaliland We  all have a pretty good idea about the benefits of sleep and the consequences of not sleeping properly. I mean, how many times has your entire day been ruined just because you didn’t sleep properly! How often were you not able to ... Read More »