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Day 6 Surah Yusuf ...
Mon, Mar 18, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Alhamdulillah, of course, some days are not as perfect as shown in the last post… or maybe parts of a day are great and other parts just a mess… mashaallah; this up and down-thing often happens to me on weekends, especialy when my husband is on travel and when the rhythm and structure ...
Sun, Mar 17, 2019
Source itto’s living faith
Sat, Mar 16, 2019
Source Masjid Toronto
Hundreds of people came out on Friday night in cold drizzling rain outside Toronto City Hall holding signs that read “United Against Islamophobia,” “We Care New Zealand,” and “Humanity Against Terrorism.” “To think that a mosque, a place of peace, tranquility, reflection, and meditation becomes a place where people are targeted ...
Sat, Mar 16, 2019
Source Iqra.ca
This week, I attended two funerals – one of a person whom I can only describe as a gentleman through & through. At his funeral service was spoken words of his scholarly aptitude, his work ethic, his deferral to his wives, his dedication to family, his push of education as ...
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Day 5 Surah Yusuf ...
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Respected brothers, sisters, neighbors, and friends, Thank you very much for your kind messages of solidarity. We would offer Prayers service (salatul-gha'ib) for the victims of New Zealand mosques mass shooting after the Friday sermons today at our two Masjids (Masjid Toronto at 168 Dundas St. W. and at Masjid ...
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
Source Masjid Toronto
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم March 15, 2019 Assalaamu'Alaikum wa-Rahmatuallah wa-Barakatuh, إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ‎‎ “Surely we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we shall return”. (Al-Baqarah 2:156) Dear Brothers and Sisters, This morning the Muslim Association of Canada issued a public statement condemning the terrorist attack on Mosques ...
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
Source Masjid Toronto
This conference will look at the lived experiences of Black Muslims in Canada (through academic and non-academic research). By bringing together participants through this conference, a community of scholars can begin to emerge that can enhance partnerships, collaboration and networks to the benefit of Black Muslim communities in Canada. This conference ...
Wed, Mar 13, 2019
Source Iqra.ca
Looking for a spiritually-uplifting way to prepare for Ramadan? One of our students provides an overview of our dynamic On-Demand course, Making the Most of Ramadan. Ramadan is the month of the year that every Muslim is longing for. Time for a good clean-up, new resolutions, and reconnection with Allah. How ...
Wed, Mar 13, 2019
Source SeekersHub Toronto
Sometimes I sit and wonder, for hours on end- losing all sense of time. As though I'm a bird trapped in a cage, with no escape. It doesn't happen frequently but when it does, it takes over my whole being. That's what happens, when it's you. I sit to wonder ...
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
Sometimes I sit and wonder, for hours on end- losing all sense of time. As though I'm a bird trapped in a cage, with no escape. It doesn't happen frequently but when it does, it takes over my whole being. That's what happens, when it's you. I sit to wonder ...
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil explores ways for us to begin cultivating gratitude in our day-to-day lives. Allah Most High says in the Qur'an; “Verily, We sent (Messengers) to many nations before you (O Muhammad). And We seized them with extreme poverty (or loss in wealth) and loss in health with calamities so ...
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
Source SeekersHub Toronto
The wind was sharp that evening, my heart unsettled and body as cold as ice. It felt as though my whole world had froze, in that one minute. My shoulders were heavy, but oh so weak -like a piece of thread hanging onto the end of a needle. My heart ...
Tue, Mar 05, 2019
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
Day 4 Surah Yusuf ...
Tue, Mar 05, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Wed, Feb 27, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
From a very young age, she had already gathered the concepts of love – meanings that even adults couldn't comprehend. Setting birds free from their cages. The moon hiding so the sun has it's time to sparkle, an ocean so deep concealing the world's treasures and secrets. A caterpillar turning ...
Wed, Feb 27, 2019
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
Installment No. 3 – please feel free to share. Day 3 Surah Yusuf ...
Tue, Feb 26, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Did he tell you he loves you? Did he kiss your forehead before heading off to work? Did he look into your eyes before hugging you goodnight? Or did he hit you again? Those scars etched so deeply into your delicate skin; still there. From when he grabbed you and ...
Sun, Feb 24, 2019
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
The second installment – please feel free to share. Day 2 Surah Yusuf ...
Tue, Feb 19, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
The story of Prophet Yusuf a.s. (Joseph) is very well-known. But ever so often, we need to re-read to reacquaint ourselves with the veracity of the sequence of events. No better source of reference than the Holy Qur'an (the Book in which there is no doubt). YB has been conducting ...
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
He said “girls your age shouldn't be so serious. They should be full of life.” They said “stop laughing all the time, people will get the wrong idea.” You said “go fly. This world is yours. You can be anything you want” and then you went and chained her legs ...
Thu, Feb 07, 2019
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
-I mean. It was not a fun day but it was okay and that will do fine for me. Alhamdulilah! -Can I recommend a book ya'll? The Good Immigrant edited by Nikesh Shukla. It's a collection of essays about the 1st and 2nd generation immigrants and the bakwaas they have to ...
Mon, Feb 04, 2019
Source Ramadan Ramblings
-Can Will Smith marry me already? Because hubba bubba. -How do I tell a friend they're being selfish without offending them? -Why do I keep getting close to people that literally don't give a crap about me? -Is changing my phone number a good idea at this stage in life? -What is my calling ...
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source Ramadan Ramblings
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
-first and foremost shout out to everyone who messaged and stuck by me this past week whilst nani was in hospital, makes you realise who cares bout you in life *tears!* -whilst she is still not 100% and still very much fragile, alhamdulilah we are praying that she is on the ...
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
Source Ramadan Ramblings
“In my eyes, I don't think I was ever that bad to you…” That's the problem. We are so quick to defend ourselves that we become blind to the other persons perspective. We jump to judgements failing to realise that the whole conversation was just based on an “I” when ...
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
-I feel seriously gross inside right now. I am petrified for my grandma's health and I am making up insane scenarios in my mind of all the carastrophes that can occur. Terrible I know. But silence, loneliness and this time of the night will do that to a person, you ...
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Source Ramadan Ramblings
Not the movie… thought it's a good ‘un. I meant I have one to ask of ya'll. Could you shoot my grandma a duaa? She's in hospital at the moment and she is not feeling so great. Aside from a mass duaa plea. I find my hands tied with what I can ...
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Source Ramadan Ramblings
-Ya'll remember that Malaysian airline that went missing in 2014? Well my dad followed the story pretty closely when it was going on and he woud tell my little sister all about it. She was very young at the time and noticed how sad he was that the flight was ...
Sat, Jan 05, 2019
Source Ramadan Ramblings
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Syrian Istanbulians -Istanbul is a gem of a place, it truly is. If you haven't been; go. You will not regret it. The views are amazing. The culture is immense. The food is divine. The people… well, it's a pick and mix. You get biggots, you get cold ass gits, you ...
Mon, Dec 31, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
Fri, Dec 28, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
-When people annoy you, I find it is best to try and remember something that makes you laugh. Like today someone annoyed me to the point where I wanted to lamp the bugger. So, I casually remembered that when my Nani gets pissed with one of us for talking during ...
Wed, Dec 19, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
…are what most of my problems actually are for which I am grateful; life could always be worse. I know that. Though sometimes I realise it too late. – like being awake at silly o clock when I have work tomorrow morrow which fyi is the current sitch. -I have by some ...
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
-I have the gift of getting ready in ample time in the morning. As someone who doesn't put make up or put a lot of thought into their outfit or eat breakfast, I can afford to have an extra 15 / 20 minutes in bed in the morning which I ...
Mon, Dec 03, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
My week off from school was the breath of fresh air I needed during what felt like a month of being pushed and pushed and pushed. It finally felt like Ramadan. Without the demands of class work, I took the week to get back to projects I had postponed for months. One ...
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source Islam On My Mind – The Inner Thoughts of an American Muslim
Guilty as charged. Bang went my promise of a blog post every night, the plans of cooking nutritional meals for me to regain my strength and the pep talk I gave myself about not being crabby when hungry. It has all flown straight out of the window. We're now on day ...
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
Grad school while fasting is not a joke. I just finished my last week of classes, and my God it was intense. The last couple of weeks are always busy with papers and assignments. Doing all of that while fasting was an added layer of fatigue, frustration, and just being ...
Sun, Jun 11, 2017
Source Islam On My Mind – The Inner Thoughts of an American Muslim
I spent a lot of time today talking to a very good friend of mine- a girl who knows me inside out, has been with me through the best and worst days of my life and knows my biggest secrets. She contacted me as she was worried how I was ...
Fri, Jun 02, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
Some of you may have noted that there wasn't a post yesterday. These past two days have been the toughest days yet. It hasn't necessarily been the fasting as such, but a combination of external factors such as my mood, outlook and events in my personal life. My emotional outburst yesterday ...
Thu, Jun 01, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
Today has been one of those days to top last year when instead of putting my car key in the ignition, I put my seat belt buckle in instead. I'm surprised I've made it to this time of day, but somehow I'm still standing (actually sitting). I had a heavy feeling ...
Tue, May 30, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
Everybody has a different idea as to what love is. There is no right or wrong. However, there are a few fundamental notions that I can think most people can agree with. Love is honesty and trust, a mutual respect, a willing to help one another and a connection of ...
Mon, May 29, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
Today's fast has gone surprisingly, and thankfully quite well. I think staying up until 2.30am helped, eating and drinking steadily for as long as possibly could. I managed a small bowl of soup for iftar last night, followed by some watermelon. My stomach struggled to digest just that small amount, ...
Sun, May 28, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
I am writing this with just 40 minutes to go until I break my fast. I'd be lying if I said today hasn't been difficult. I woke at midnight and again at 2am but the only thing I could muster to eat was a slice of Battenberg cake. To be ...
Sat, May 27, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
I feel like I'm looking outwards at several video projections of all of the different scenes of myself during past Ramadans. All of the tears. All of the “ah-ha” moments. The serenity. The fatigue. The longing for entertainment. The constant question of “who am I doing this for?” Is it possible ...
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source Islam On My Mind – The Inner Thoughts of an American Muslim
The dictionary definition for lonely is as follows:A lonely situation or period of time is one in which you feel unhappy because you are alone or do not have anyone to talk to. It's quite ironic that whilst I am blessed with my beautiful children and amazing friends, that ultimately, ...
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
C is for Cultural Identities. I was once on a six hour road trip with just me and my dad. To pass the time, we came up with a little game. What are the best and worst parts about your different cultural identities? Here is what I came up with. Muslim Best Part: I ...
Wed, May 03, 2017
Source Islam On My Mind – The Inner Thoughts of an American Muslim
It was 6pm this evening by the time I realised I'd not eaten anything all day. My appetite hasn't been great as of late, and as I hadn't had my children with me today, I guess I forgot to make myself a priority and went all that time without eating. ...
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
Source Blonde Brit At Ramadan – My journey through Ramadan as a British female
M is for Misidentification I used to work in a nursing home. One of the residents there talked about coping with the death of two of her cousins. They were in Israel, and according to her, they were killed “by some Arabs.” Then she turned to me and said, “I know you're ...
Sat, Apr 15, 2017
Source Islam On My Mind – The Inner Thoughts of an American Muslim

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